A 2015-2016 Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad Fellowship has been awarded to Wendy Leutert, Ph.D. student in government and international relations at Cornell University, and a native of Naples, Florida.
Graduate student Saba Parvez studies cellular processes that can lead to diseases like cancer and neurodegenerative disorders.
Cornell graduate student Michael Smith was recently recognized on the national stage when he won an IgNobel Prize for his publication studying the pain of bee stings.
Doctoral candidate Paula Doubrawa is helping build a future in offshore wind technology.
Laura Manella is a teaching postdoc, working on incorporating more active learning into undergrad STEM courses.
Christa Heyward studies the role of the immune system during pregnancy in the lab of Robin Davisson.
Michael studies the sentence structure, pronunciation and their interface in Mi'gmaq, an understudied and endangered First Nations language from the Algonquian language family. Also, he's Canadian.
Studying the ways agriculture can impact the environmental and ecological health of fisheries and marine life, former professional basketball player Jonathan Caranto hopes to help transform farming practices.
Postdoc Diego Muñoz came to Ithaca from Chile to work with Dong Lai in Astronomy.
Simone White has been awarded a Howard Hughes Medical Institute Gilliam Fellowship for Advanced Study, one of 30 fellowships given to outstanding students who are pursuing a Ph.D. in the life sciences.