Coaching with empathy

To the 11 members of the women’s golf team, Chawwadee Rompothong ’00 has been, at varying times, a coach, a mother and an older sister.

Golf

Undergrads find improved antifreeze in beetles

A team of Yale undergraduates has discovered the structure of of the most powerful known antifreeze to date.

Sci-Tech

Quinnipiac River recreated on Beinecke Plaza

As part of Monday’s Earth Day celebrations, New Haven artist Fritz Horstman recruited Yale students to recreate the Quinnipiac River in Beinecke Plaza out of water bottles.

Sci-Tech

CIPE revamps website, looks to consolidate

Students still hoping to plan their summer activities have the Center for International and Professional Experience’s newly revamped website at their disposal.

University

NBC correspondent Bazell to join Yale faculty

Next fall, Yalies will have the opportunity to take classes with award-winning journalist Robert Bazell. Bazell announced earlier yesterday that he will be leaving his position as NBC News’ chief science and health correspondent to serve as an adjunct professor in the Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology Department. Producing over 4,000 reports for the network since […]

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Book features New Haven journalism

The New Haven Independent is used to exemplify the innovation required for journalists to stay afloat in an industry fraught with layoffs and bankruptcies.

City

HGS woes persist, for now

The Hall of Graduate Studies, plagued with heat, gloom, smells and floods, can now add toxins to its list of problems.

University

Nanoparticles may treat autoimmune disease

Lupus and other autoimmune diseases such as Type 1 diabetes may be cured with a novel method of drug delivery.

Sci-Tech

Deaths may not lower hospital readmission rates

A new study refutes the common claim that low death rates increase patient rehospitalization rates.

Sci-Tech

Your Professor is Now Online

At 10 a.m. on June 5, 2012, Molly Lucas ’14 logged into her seminar. Though it was the first class of the semester, there were no introductions or small talk between the students, no shuffling of feet and doors opening as shoppers ventured in — the 15 students here had already paid their $3,150 tuition. […]

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Q&A with Richard Flavell, 2013 Vilcek Prize co-winner

Yale School of Medicine immunologists and Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigators Richard Flavell and Ruslan Medzhitov were named winners of the Vilcek Prize for Biomedical Sciences, receiving $100,000 for their work on the role of the immune system in a range of diseases, including Type 2 diabetes. Flavell sat down with the News and spoke […]

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Economics professor remembered for global agricultural work

A key figure in the field of agricultural science, Robert Eugene Evenson researched farm productivity in developing countries.

University