Awards & Honors

Yale alumna wins prestigious playwriting prize

Clare Barron ’08 is this year’s recipient of the Susan Smith Blackburn Prize, the oldest and largest prize awarded exclusively to women playwrights.

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With turtle-inspired project, Rebecca Kramer wins Young Investigator Award

Rebecca Kramer, assistant professor of mechanical engineering & materials science, has been awarded a Young Investigator Research Program grant from the Office of Naval Research (ONR).  With this award, Kramer will create the first morphing robotic limb capable of matching its configuration and stiffness to its environment. She credits her inspiration for the idea to biological sea turtles and terrestrial tortoises. 

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Yale School of Nursing professor honored with Hall of Fame Award

Yale School of Nursing’sNancy Schmieder Redeker, the Beatrice Renfield Term Professor of Nursing, has been awarded the International Nurse Researcher Hall of Fame Award from Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI). 

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Celebrated poet Claudia Rankine to deliver commencement address at Colgate University

Nationally-renowned poet and Yale faculty member Claudia Rankine will deliver the keynote address at Colgate University’s 196th commencement on May 2.

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Yale’s Craig Crews is recipient of cancer research award

Yale scientist Craig M. Crews is the recipient of the 2017 Outstanding Achievement in Chemistry in Cancer Research Award granted by the American Association of Cancer Research (AACR).

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William Tamborlane receives top honor for clinical diabetes research

Professor of pediatrics Dr. William Tamborlane has been selected to receive the 2017 Outstanding Achievement in Clinical Diabetes Research Award from the American Diabetes Association (ADA).

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Yale physicians honored by Society of General Internal Medicine

Two members of the General Internal Medicine section at Yale School of Medicine have been honored by the Society of General Internal Medicine.

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Lauenroth named 2017 Fellow by Ecological Society of America

William Lauenroth, a Professor in the Practice at the Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies (F&ES) and pioneer in the field of drylands ecology, has been named a 2017 Fellow of the Ecological Society of America for his contributions to research and discovery.

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Kishwar Rizvi wins the Charles Rufus Morey Book Award

The College Art Association named Kishwar Rizvi, associate professor in the history of art, as one of 13 individuals honored with its 2017 Awards for Distinction.

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Architect George Knight honored for art museum conservation project

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) named Stephen Knight, critic at the Yale School of Architecture, as one of 11 winners of its 2017 Institute Honor Awards.

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