Graduate Student

Bekki Dawson and Matt Walker won the Block Prize at the Aspen Center for 2013 Physics Winter Conference, 2013

February 21, 2013

Harvard Astronomy graduate student Bekki Dawson and CFA Hubble postdoctoral fellow Matt Walker won the Block Prize at the Aspen Center for Physics Winter Conference this year. Organizers of each winter conference choose promising young physicists to receive the Block Award.  This year, two out of the seven awardees are ITC members. For more details, see
http://www.aspenphys.org/physicists/winter/block.html

Harvard Students Awarded at AAS 2012 Meeting

January 28, 2013
  

Harvard graduate students Nicholas Stone and Rebekah Dawson were the recipients of the 2012 Rodger Doxsey Travel Prize—established through the support of his father, John Doxsey, and other friends, family, and colleagues—provides graduate students or postdocs within one year of receiving or receipt of their PhD a monetary prize to enable the oral presentation of their dissertation research at a winter meeting of the AAS.

2012 Rodger Doxsey Travel Prize

Stone was also selected by Springer, the European publisher, to have his thesis published as an individual hardcover book. Springer selects a small number of theses in astronomy every year for this prize.

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Nathan Sanders was awarded Harvard's "Bowdoin Prize in the Natural Sciences"

January 10, 2013

Harvard Astronomy graduate student Nathan Sanders was recently awarded Harvard's "Bowdoin Prize in the Natural Sciences" for his essay entitled "Observing the Twenty-First Century Sky and Understanding the Universe."

For more info see here:

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Shooting for the Stars

March 29, 2012

A vibrant online astronomy community created by PhD students highlights new research and advice for professional growth. 

Among the founders and contributors of Astrobites are, from left, Aaron Bray (G2), Elisabeth Newton (G2), Nathan Sanders (G2), Joshua Suresh (G2), Christopher Faesi (G1), and Courtney Dressing (G2), here pictured on their home turf, the observatory at 60 Garden Street.


GSAS Article

Astrobites Website


Twelve students and postdocs from the Astronomy department were awarded Einstein/Hubble/Sagan fellowships in 2012

February 14, 2012

Twelve students and postdocs from the Astronomy department were awarded
Einstein/Hubble/Sagan fellowships in 2012: Laura Blecha, Smadar Naoz, Joey
Neilsen and Meng Su were awarded an Einstein fellowship; Kaitlin
Kratter, Matt McQuinn (former student), Stella Offner, Yue Shen, Jack
Steiner, and Mark Vogelsberger were awarded a Hubble fellowship;
and Sarah Ballard and Jean-Michel Desert were awarded the Sagan
fellowship. 
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