Part III | Head-On: Tackling concussion policy
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
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.
Debate team beats Harvard
The Yale Debate Association ended its season by receiving the American Parliamentary Debate Association’s Club of the Year Award.
Longtime Yale biochemist dies
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.
Monkeys likely less curious than humans
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.
Network institute launches
People braved the icy weather to celebrate the launch of an academic experiment designed to pull together network science researchers.
Christakis talks networks
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.