Part III | Head-On: Tackling concussion policy

October 17, 2014
With increased media scrutiny levied on concussions, states across the country have imposed new policies and regulations to deal with concussions. While Yale has done the same, the future of the University’s concussion policy remains an open question. This is the final story in a three-part series.

Part I | Head-On: Confronting the science of concussions

October 14, 2014
Across the country, college athletes are confronting the troubling brain science behind concussions. With the majority of concussions going undiagnosed, and athletes reticent to report brain injuries, medical researchers are working to understand the underlying causes and long-term effects of the injury.

Ebola researchers will not sequester themselves

October 13, 2014
After returning from conducting Ebola research in Liberia, the two Yale public health students who had previously agreed to sequester themselves have reversed their decision.

YNHH names new head doctor

October 9, 2014
Yale-New Haven Hospital has named Thomas Balcezak SPH ’03 as its new chief medical officer.

YNHH to build musculoskeletal research center

October 3, 2014
Yale has quietly begun building a new clinical and research center for musculoskeletal diseases, set to open in 2016 or 2017.

Shopping addiction linked to problem gambling

September 2, 2014
Black Friday can be just as addictive as blackjack, and researchers at the Yale School of Medicine are investigating why.

Debate team beats Harvard

April 25, 2014
The Yale Debate Association ended its season by receiving the American Parliamentary Debate Association’s Club of the Year Award.

Longtime Yale biochemist dies

March 28, 2014
Donald Crothers ’58, a biophysical chemist who served on the Yale faculty for half a century, died on Sunday, March 16 at the Smilow Cancer Hospital in New Haven. He was 77.
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Monkeys likely less curious than humans

March 25, 2014
George may not have been so curious after all, as Yale researchers have shown that humans may be the only primates that learn for learning’s sake.

New Haven consolidates kindergarten registration

February 20, 2014
New Haven public schools have simplified their kindergarten enrollment process as part of a wider effort to make the school district more accessible to parents.

Network institute launches

February 6, 2014
People braved the icy weather to celebrate the launch of an academic experiment designed to pull together network science researchers.

Christakis talks networks

February 4, 2014
Christakis is a professor of social and natural science and co-director of the Institute for Network Science at Yale, which will hold a grand opening tomorrow.