Honors & Awards
Neuroscience Prizes and Fellowships
The Klein Prize in Neuroscience in Memory of Louise Edwards
This prize in neuroscience is awarded to those students who demonstrate a commitment to Neuroscience and a life long pursuit of learning. The award is given in memory of Louise Edwards who was a Lab Specialist in the Department of Biological Sciences at Wellesley College. She earned her PhD in Neurobiologyand Behavior and a Masters Degree in Business Administration.
The Russell Prizein Neuroscience is awarded each year in memory of Allene Lummis Russell, Class of 1946, whose many contributions to education and to the Neuroscience Program at Wellesley College, have made a difference in our world. The Russell Prize is given to a graduating senior who has demonstrated exceptional promise through her achievements in research and academics while at Wellesley.
Hubel Thesis Writing Prize
The Hubel Thesis Writing Prize is given in recognition of an outstanding thesis in neuroscience to a graduating Wellesley College senior. The prize recognizes not only the original contribution to scientific knowledge of the thesis, but also the clarity of writing. The prize is given in honor of David Hubel, whose seminal work on the neural basis of vision was widely recognized for its lucidity.
Hubel Summer Research Fellowship