We are pleased to give Scott Strobel our 2021 Alumni Achievement Award in the College of Physical and Mathematical Sciences.
As part of the award, Strobel will speak on Thursday, October 7 at 11 a.m. in W112 BNSN. He will discuss "Having Faith While Having Questions." All are invited to attend.
Professor, scientist, and woodworker Scott Strobel (BS ’87) has a wide variety of interests. Upon completion of a BS, PhD, and postdoctoral research, Strobel joined the Yale faculty in 1995 and has served as Department Chair, Vice President for West Campus Planning and Program Development, Deputy Provost for Teaching and Learning, and Provost of Yale University. His responsibilities have included the implementation of scientific, artistic, and educational efforts in the new Yale West campus, strategic planning efforts in the sciences, and serving as the university’s chief academic and budgetary officer. Strobel has co-authored over 150 scientific papers, and his personal research focuses on RNA catalysis. At home, he has an extensive woodshop where he builds furniture and makes bowls from wood reclaimed from BYU campus trees. Some of his craftsmanship is in the Yale University Art Gallery. He and his wife, Lynnette, have three children and four grandchildren.