FYIs

FYI posts are brief announcements, reminders, updates, and shout-outs. They cover successes, happenings, and advances at the Graduate Center.

FYI posts are brief announcements, reminders, updates, and shout-outs. They cover successes, happenings, and advances at the Graduate Center.

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September 30, 2022

Congratulations to Daniela Castillo!

Daniela is a recipient of the Diversity Travel Fellowship funded by a grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to attend the Boston University Conference on Language Development (BUCLD).

September 30, 2022

Congratulations to Dr. Suzanne van der Feest!

Suzanne van der Feest, Genevieve Medina, Ingrid Davidovich, Evgeniya Maryutina, Theresa Bloder, Isabelle Barrière and Valerie Shafer (Sunday November 6, 2022). Perceptual and acoustic correlates of central vowels in Russian-English and Spanish-English bilingual children: The role of input frequency. 47th Annual Boston University Conference on Language Development.

September 30, 2022

Congratulations to the Biology Graduating Class of 2021-2022

The Biology program awarded a total of 14 doctoral degrees across our four subprograms in the 2021-2022 academic year. Congratulations to Aishwarya Bhattacharjee, Xueqing Chen, Taylan Baris Morcol, Onyekwere Onwumere, Shoshana Reich, Michael Anthony Tavarez, Sophia Varriano, Michelle K .Naidoo, Jordan Hoffman, Joyce Chan, Jennifer Zhu, Saymon Akther, Lan Truong, Andrew Guarnaccia on completing their Ph.D.s!

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September 25, 2022

Second Exam: Paul Cesaretti

Date: Friday, September 30th, 2022
Time: 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Location: online (Zoom)
Thesis:  Data Structures and Algorithms in Adversarial Environments

Zoom meeting details:
Meeting ID: 851 6057 8374
Passcode: 970210

September 13, 2022

Biophysical Society Honors Kevin Gardner With 2023 Award for the Biophysics of Health and Disease

Professor Kevin H. Gardner is the recipient of the Biophysical Society 2023 Award for the Biophysics of Health and Disease. Gardner is recognized for his development and application of magnetic resonance methodology to elucidate how the mechanism and regulation of molecular switches, leading to the development of PAS domain inhibitors for cancer therapies and the exceptional translation of this understanding to the development of an effective cancer drug. Read the ASRC news post.

September 7, 2022

Dr. Colette Daiute named a Fulbright Specialist for 2022-2026

Congratulations Colette! Dr. Colette Daiute*, CSPEP and Developmental Psychology, has been named a Fulbright Specialist for 2022-2026 for her groundbreaking work with lawyers, asylum seekers and immigration/refugee activists at the University of Naples Law School Clinical Lawyering Project. Daiute’s participation will include working with lawyer/client team interviews and scholars across law, humanities, and social sciences at the University of Naples Federico II to improve the credible fear interview process, especially to highlight the perspectives of asylum-seeking clients.

*Professor Daiute is also on the faculties of the Ph.D. Programs in Educational Psychology, Urban Education, the Committee on Globalization and Social Change, the Interactive Technology and Pedagogy (ITP) Certificate program, and the MALS Childhood and Youth Students Concentration. She guides the new Ph.D. Program in Psychology Concentration on Qualitative Research Methods.

August 22, 2022

Congratulations Prof. Kyle Gorman

We are pleased to announce that Kyle Gorman is the recipient of a 3-year Collaborative NSF Grant titled: Deconstructing Wordlikeness Judgments with collaborators Karthik Durvasula, Michigan State and Jimin Kahng, U. Mississippi​. In addition to analyzing different computational models to explain why it is that people rate nonce words on a gradient scale of acceptability, the project provides mentoring and research training opportunities for graduate students in modern experimental and computational methods, and will create an open-access, online database of the project's experimental results that serves as a resource for other researchers in the language sciences. 
Full description: https://www.nsf.gov/awardsearch/showAward?AWD_ID=2214137&HistoricalAwards=false