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Associate professors Ruth Bielfeldt and Sarah S. Richardson were awarded the annual Roslyn Abramson Award for excellence in undergraduate teaching.
The annual grant seeks to award students for “promoting, improving, and enhancing the quality of education...in literary, artistic, musical, scientific, historical, or other academic subject,” according to the Hoopes prize website.
The course, which is taught by GSE professor Fernando M. Reimers, meets at the Harvard Innovation Lab and seeks to promote sustainable educational innovations.
Roland G. Fryer, this year’s John Bates Clark Medal recipient, speaks about his research on education for disadvantaged youths, influential mentors, and his two-year-old daughter on Monday afternoon in his office at Littauer Center.
The first African-American to receive the award, Fryer was recognized for his contributions to research on the economics of race and inequality.
Startup groups presented a large variety of projects from mobile phone applications for finding tutors to vegan baked goods.
The Mathematics Department was most heavily represented with three concentrators among the elected.
I have never seen the show. I have never read the book. And, in case anyone was wondering, I have never been to a women’s prison. So why did I choose to go hear Piper Kerman, author of the book “Orange is the New Black,” speak on the busy Monday night of March 30? To be completely honest, I just wanted to get my newly purchased copy of the book signed. Luckily, I got much more out of it than just a signed book.
Piper Kerman, author of the popular book Orange is the New Black, speaks at the Science Center after receiving the Humanist Heroine of the Year Award. She talked about the difficulties marginalized men and women face in prisons and after they are released.
Pictured from left to right: Erin Johnson, Alyssa A. Goodman, Patricia S. Udomprasert, and Curtis Wong at the 2015 annual meeting of the American Astronomical Society in Seattle.
The award celebrates journalists who promote "effective and ethical conduct of government" by exposing both corrupt and commendable government performance.
The title of Changjiang Scholar is often considered the most prestigious academic award conferred in China, and is rarely granted to foreigners or to social scientists.
The Radcliffe Medal is presented annually to an individual who has made significant and effective contributions to change and progress.
Poehler, known for her comedic timing, acted as a cast member of the comedy show “Saturday Night Live” for many years and has recently received critical acclaim for her performance as idealistic female bureaucrat Leslie Knope on NBC’s “Parks and Recreation.”