At WSE

Winter 2021

Making Online Learning More Accessible

Higher education instructors around the world now have free access to a course that— fittingly enough—teaches them how to create accessible course work for remote learning.

Winter 2021

Of Two Minds

Sharon Gerecht and Franklyn Hall are the recipients of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute’s Gilliam Fellowship, which is awarded to student-mentor pairs and recognize students who have the potential to be leaders in their fields, while also supporting the development of a more inclusive academic scientific ecosystem.

Summer 2020

An Ambitious New Model for Undergraduate Education

The second Commission on Undergraduate Education, a two-year effort focused on redefining undergraduate education for the 21st century, reached a key milestone this February with the release of its initial draft report.

Summer 2020

Schoenberger named Guggenheim Fellow

The intersection of environmental history and capitalism will be the focus of Erica Schoenberger’s latest research.

Summer 2020

A New University Research Alliance

The Materials Science in Extreme Environments University Research Alliance will work to advance the types of materials that are capable of eliminating stockpiles of chemical and biological weapons, while limiting the collateral damage of such defensive actions.

Winter 2020

Civil Engineering Reimagined

To address societal challenges in areas ranging from the resiliency of our cities and future energy infrastructure to human safety and space exploration and habitation, the Whiting School has reimagined its Department of Civil Engineering and launched the new Department of Civil and Systems Engineering.