Catherine "Kay" Stratton, enjoys the festivities at her 90th birthday party on Jan. 16 in the Emma Rogers Room at MIT. Mrs. Stratton was first lady of the Institute from 1959-66, when her late husband, Julius Adams Stratton, was MIT's president. She initiated the Aging Successfully lecture series, which is now part of The Catherine Stratton Lecture Series established by the MIT Women's League in her honor. Recent lectures have included:
America: An Empire? - Oct. 2003
Hormones & The Hands of Time - April 2003
Stem Cells, Cloning and Gene Therapy: The Biology Behind It" - Oct. 2002
Aging Skin - April 2002
China as the World's Biggest Economy? - Oct. 2001 Photo / Donna Coveney
With over 200 published papers, multiple books, and countless media appearances, Emanuel’s 41 years at MIT have been marked by influential research into hurricane formation and climate change outreach.