Monthly Archives: March 2011

March 26, 2011

Shaundra Daily on PBS

Shaundra Daily is a computer scientist and engineer who designs learning technologies for children and adults. She completed her Ph.D. at MIT’s Media Lab in 2010 and was recently featured on the PBS program “The Secret Life of Scientists & Engineers.”  She has also founded her own company, g8four, “pursuing her passions for technology, learning, community service and helping individuals achieve their full potential.”

March 2, 2011

Kinde recognized as 2011 Gilliam Fellow

Benyam Kinde likes solving problems. He learned early in life that he could figure out most everything with ingenuity and hard work, thanks to the examples set by his parents, a math teacher and a large-animal veterinarian. The riddles that attract scientists and doctors began to intrigue Kinde in grade school, kindled by a school assignment to write about a parent’s job. As part of the assignment, he watched with fascination—instead of revulsion—as his father performed necropsies on large animals, including horses and cows. Continue reading about Kinde on the HHMI News website.