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Fairer Democracy: Designing a Better Citizens’ Assembly

Hertz Fellow Bailey Flanigan is using her engineering background to design a better—and fairer—way of selecting people for citizen panels.
1-Nov-2021 2:20 PM EDT Add to Favorites

2022 Hertz Fellowship Application Now Open

The Fannie and John Hertz Foundation, a nonprofit organization dedicated to empowering the nation’s most promising innovators in science and technology, today announced that it is accepting applications for the 2022 Hertz Fellowship.
8-Sep-2021 5:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Behind the COVID-19 Diagnostic for Testing Hundreds of People at a Time

Hertz Fellow Cameron Myhrvold and colleagues are advancing research that started long before the pandemic.
27-Jul-2021 12:55 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Friend or Foe? Seeliger Probes the Mysteries of Mycobacteria

From studies in her lab at Stony Brook University in New York to private-sector collaborations, Hertz Fellow Jessica Seeliger is accelerating the fight against multiple deadly diseases.
16-Jun-2021 1:25 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Fannie and John Hertz Foundation Announces 2021 Graduate Fellows

The Fannie and John Hertz Foundation, a nonprofit that empowers the most promising innovators in science and technology, has announced the recipients of the 2021 Hertz Fellowship. From improving treatments for cancer to investigating rising sea...
18-May-2021 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Ravi Sheth Wins Hertz Thesis Prize for Revolutionizing Microbial Research

Hertz Fellow Ravi Sheth was awarded the 2020 Hertz Thesis Prize for developing new tools used in microbial research.
3-May-2021 3:50 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Pierson Uses Data Science to Highlight Societal Inequities

Hertz Fellow Emma Pierson wields machine learning like a Swiss Army knife to investigate a range of problems, including disparities in COVID-19 testing, the treatment of osteoarthritis, and police discrimination.
12-Apr-2021 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Handheld ultrasound device could become the 21st century stethoscope

Hertz Fellow Nevada Sanchez created the Butterfly iQ+, the world's first handheld whole-body ultrasound system.
24-Mar-2021 3:40 PM EDT Add to Favorites


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