The Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) appointed Jacqueline Goldsby as a Distinguished Presidential Fellow. Goldsby is a professor of English, African American studies, and American studies, and serves as chair of the Department of African American Studies.
Clare Barron ’08 is this year’s recipient of the Susan Smith Blackburn Prize, the oldest and largest prize awarded exclusively to women playwrights.
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.
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).
Nationally-renowned poet and Yale faculty member Claudia Rankine will deliver the keynote address at Colgate University’s 196th commencement on May 2.
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).
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).
Two members of the General Internal Medicine section at Yale School of Medicine have been honored by the Society of General Internal Medicine.