Bernice Pescosolido (Yale PhD ‘82) will receive the highest award of the Yale Graduate School, the Wilbur Lucius Cross Medal, on October 4, 2011. The medal is given annually by the Graduate School Alumni Association to a small number of distinguished alumni. It recognizes outstanding achievement in scholarship, teaching, academic administration and public service, areas in which the legendary Dean Cross excelled. Bernice Pescosolido is currently Distinguished and Chancellor’s Professor of Sociology at Indiana University and Director of the Indiana Consortium for Mental Health Services Research. The entire department congratulates Bernice on this prestigious award, and we all look forward to the ceremony and to Bernice’s visit this October. More news to follow!