In Brief


March 29, 2017

CLIR appoints Jacqueline Goldsby as Distinguished Presidential Fellow

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.

March 20, 2017

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.

March 9, 2017

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.

March 7, 2017

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).

March 2, 2017

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.

February 28, 2017

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).

February 27, 2017

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).

February 22, 2017

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.