Video games have increasingly become part of the classroom curriculum. But do they make learning more effective or just more fun? Ph.D. student Luke Reynolds (History) reacts in a new Quartz interview. Read more
Profile of John Michael Zayac, Ph.D. student in Earth and Environmental Sciences. Read more
Ahead of the Office of Career Planning and Professional Development's Alumni Roundtable, the GC spoke to Marilyn Puder-York about the advice she would offer to students who are thinking about careers, particularly in non-academic settings. Read more
Ph.D. student Mae Miller (Earth and Environmental Sciences) was awarded a highly competitive Ford Foundation Predoctoral Fellowship, which provides three years of financial support to students whose research, teaching, and service promote diversity. Read more
James Armstrong, a Ph.D. candidate in Theatre, is thrilled that his play Capital has recently opened at Detroit Repertory Theatre this spring. During the play's rehearsal process, he was in... Read more
A working paper by doctoral student Jessica Peck (Economics) suggests that the arrival in New York City of digital app-based car services like Uber led to a significant decrease in drunk-driving related car accidents.
Ph.D. student Julie Hecht (Psychology), who writes the “Dog Spies” blog for ScientificAmerican.com, published an essay on recent scientific findings about the function of dogs’ sleep.
Ph.D. student Raymond Moody (Psychology) has been awarded a $155,000 grant from the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) for his dissertation research on the psychological factors driving HIV infection rates among gay and bisexual men in the United States.
Doctoral student Melissa Nelson Slater (Psychology) coauthored a new study published in Zoo Biology about how olfactory enrichment, or using scent cues, can improve the welfare of birds of prey in zoos. Read more
Doctoral student Saira Rafiee (Political Science), who was detained in Abu Dhabi and returned to Tehran in the wake of the executive order on immigration, spoke with WNYC this week about the experience. Read more