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Undergraduate Profile: Julian Menzel BC ‘17

Undergraduate Profile: Julian Menzel BC ‘17

Menzel, a Cambridge-bound senior in Yale College, combines the study of physics with his passion for the history of science.

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What Woodpeckers Can Teach Us

What Woodpeckers Can Teach Us

A computer program, designed to teach users to differentiate between kinds of woodpeckers, attracted the attention of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency for its power to improve teaching technology. Assistant Professor Amin Karbasi has been awarded for his promising research.

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Yale Professor Wins Keck Grant: Probing the boundary of quantum and classical

Yale Professor Wins Keck Grant: Probing the boundary of quantum and classical

Yale associate professor of physics Jack Harris has received a Keck grant to investigate quantum gravity.

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Past to Present: F&ES Dean Awarded 2014 International Prize for Biology

Past to Present: F&ES Dean Awarded 2014 International Prize for Biology

Dean of Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies has been awarded the 30th International Prize for Biology for his work integrating paleontological information with data from living plants.

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Yale Professor Daniel Spielman Receives “Genius Grant”

Yale Professor Daniel Spielman Receives “Genius Grant”

Professor Daniel Spielman has received a MacArthur Fellowship for innovative research in algorithm efficiency.

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Mitchell Smooke Awarded the Zeldovich Medal

Mitchell Smooke Awarded the Zeldovich Medal

Professor Mitchell Smooke has received the Zeldovich Medal for his research in combustion theory.

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Ten Incredible Intellectuals, Ten Special Stories

Ten Incredible Intellectuals, Ten Special Stories

The 2012 Nobel Prize winners represent some of the most important contributions to their respective fields.

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Professor Joan Steitz Honored As Role Model For Women Scientists

Professor Joan Steitz Honored As Role Model For Women Scientists

Professor Joan Steitz, Sterling Professor of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry, recently received two major awards for her achievements as a woman scientist.

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Professor Horwich Receives Prestigious Shaw Prize

Professor Horwich Receives Prestigious Shaw Prize

Dr. Arthur L Horwich was awarded the Shaw Prize for his work on the role of chaperonins in assisting proper protein folding.

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The Road Less Traveled: Darren Zhu, B.S. ’13

The Road Less Traveled: Darren Zhu, B.S. ’13

Darren Zhu has been awarded one of the 20 Under 20 Thiel Fellowships, worth $100,000, to continue his work with the biotech company that he and David Luan founded.

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