Recipients of the Pope Prize '80 Award 

2023

Noa Greenspan '23
English

Article:  “Before You Stomp

2022

Harrison Shapiro '22
Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Article:  “How Can America Stop Lawsuits for Derailing Self-Driving Cars? Vaccines and Light Aircraft May Hold the Answer”

2021

Jasmine Lu '21
Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

Article: "Constructing & Comparing Microbiome Networks for Healthy and Ear Mite-Infected Santa Catalina Island Foxes," "Predatory Publishing" and "Parasite Got your Tongue?"

2020

Ben Weissenbach

Article: “Traveling Treeline"

2019

Madelyn Broome
Physics

Article: "Where is the Water?"

2018

YiYi (Jessica) Li
Chemistry

Article: "The Unspoken Epidemic of Trauma in Trenton’s Inner-City Youths"

2017

Steffen Seitz
Philosophy

Article: "The Wine Menu from Hell: The Schmidt Insect Sting Pain Index"

2016

Rebecca Tang
Molecular Biology

Article: "Manjul Bhargava: The Midas of Mathematics"
News article: "Reflections from the Ebola Crisis: The fall of vaccine development"
Opinion Article: "In Defense of Angeline Jolie"

2015

Dayton Martindale
Astrophysics

Three submissions: "Begging for Planets", "HAT in Hand", "Star Cross'd Part I,  and Star Cross'd Part II".

2014

Lauren Wyman
Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

Profile of Professor Tullis Onstott entitled "Finding the Hell-Worm"

2013 - 3 Winners

1st Prize 

Tara Thean

Collection of journal entries entitled "Scientist at Work:  A Bottlenose Dolphin Field Journal" and an article "Citizen Calls" 

2nd Prize

Emily Trost

For two submissions, a profile of Gerta Keller entitled "Dirty Science" and a class paper "As the Smoke Still Rises" 

3rd Prize 

Jeffrey Chen

For two submissions, a profile of Dr. Frances Ashcroft entitled "Love, Fran:  The Spark of a Lifelong Diabetes Researcher," and an article "A Sea Creature that can outlive you...Three times over." 

Honorable Mention

Maia ten Brink

For her profile of Michael Graziano entitled "Michael Graziano:  Experimental Writer" 

Abigail Greene

For her profile of Janet Monge entitled "Skeletons in our Past:  One Anthropologist's Quest to Make Human Evolution Accessible to us all."