Sep 24th, 2012
8:23 pm
September 24th, 2012 | Culture
Allison Williams ’10: the “It” Girl

Word on the Twitter is that our very own Allison Williams ’10 had a very, very good weekend. “Girls,” the series that catapulted Williams and her three co-stars to national prominence earlier this year, took center stage at last night’s Emmy Awards. Though none of the show’s FIVE nominations led to trophies, the event may […]

Sep 19th, 2012
7:04 pm
September 19th, 2012 | University
Shiller gets Nobel buzz

As the Nobel committee prepares to announce the winners of the 2012 prize in economics, Thomson Reuters has released a set of predictions — and, surprise!, star economics professor Robert Shiller is on the list. Shiller was named one of four academics likely to receive the economics prize this year or in the future. The […]

Apr 16th, 2012
3:51 pm
April 16th, 2012 | University
Gaddis wins Pulitzer for Kennan biography

History professor John Lewis Gaddis can add yet another accolade to his biography of American diplomat George Kennan: the Pulitzer Prize, America’s most prestigious award for letters. Gaddis won the 2012 biography Pulitzer for “George F. Kennan: An American Life,” which was published in November after nearly two decades of research. In naming Gaddis the […]

Mar 28th, 2012
11:55 am
March 28th, 2012 | Culture
School of Architecture alums win national award

Two alumni of the School of Architecture are among this year’s winners of the American Academy of Arts and Letters award. One of five firms to receive a distinction in architecture, the New-Haven based practice Gray Organschi Architecture — run by Elizabeth Gray ’82 ARC ’87 and Alan Organschi ARC ’88 — accepted the $7500 […]

Mar 13th, 2012
8:30 am
March 13th, 2012 | University
Prof. Gaddis takes home Book Critics Circle Award

The awards keep rolling in for Professor John Lewis Gaddis’s biography of American statesman George Kennan. The book, titled “George F. Kennan: An American Life,” was named the winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award for biography late last week, the New York Times reported. The biography has already won the American History Book […]

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