The coed sailing team faced difficult conditions in the Marchiando Friis Team Race hosted by Tufts.

SAILING | Women’s sailing takes first on Charles River

April 10, 2012
The No. 3 women’s sailing team attained its first top finish this season last weekend when it captured the President’s Trophy Intersectional Regatta hosted by Boston University. Meanwhile, at the Marchiando Friis Team Race hosted by Tufts, the No. 1 coed team slipped following its three-weekend winning streak, taking second. After falling from its No. »

YCC | Richard Harris ’15, UOFC chair

April 9, 2012
With no experience in the UOFC, Richard Harris ’15 is not a typical candidate for the chair of the Undergraduate Organizations Funding Committee. Harris said he has no illusions that he is coming into the race as an underdog, but said he wants to become directly involved in overseeing and promoting student organizations. His platform »
The sailing teams had mixed results this past weekend with a first-place finish, two third-place finishes, and a fifth-place finish.

SAILING | Coed sailing takes first

April 3, 2012
The No. 1 coed sailing team captured the Southern New England Team Race last weekend and had positive outcomes for the coed and No. 2 women’s teams at other races. The coed team competed in two team racing regattas, winning 13-3 at the Southern New England Team Race Intersectional hosted by Connecticut College on the »

E&EB creates new track for pre-meds

March 30, 2012
When the biology major splits into the ecology and evolutionary biology and molecular, cellular and developmental biology majors next fall, E&EB will decrease the number of required classes and broaden its curriculum in an effort to better prepare students for medical school. The E&EB major will now feature two tracks, which do not yet have »

SAILING | Elis capture Ivy title

March 27, 2012
Last weekend, the No. 1 coed sailing team handily won the Ivy title, with positive results for the coed and women’s teams elsewhere as well. The coed team dominated the Owen, Mosbacher and Knapp trophies, the de facto Ivy League sailing championship, which it hosted from the McNay Family Sailing Center in Branford. Additionally, the »
The building at 17 Hillhouse Ave. will become a new facility for the School of Engineering & Applied Science.

Plans for new engineering center emerge

March 27, 2012
Administrators are moving forward with plans to open a new engineering facility next fall at the site of the former Yale University Health Services building at 17 Hillhouse Ave. The new space will be designed to facilitate teaching and research in electrical engineering, mechanical engineering and materials science. School of Engineering and Applied Science Deputy »

Yale introduces survey science courses

March 21, 2012
A new set of science survey courses will debut next fall, with the goal of improving the introductions to various scientific fields in Yale’s undergraduate curriculum. Three new survey courses — one in engineering and two in biology — will each seek to provide freshmen with broader entries into scientific studies at the University. Though »

SAILING | Women’s and coed teams rise to victory

March 20, 2012
Yale’s No. 1 women’s sailing and No. 2 coed sailing teams ended spring break on a high note — both teams clinched first-place finishes in the final weekend of the recess. The women’s team reached second place at its second spring season regatta in Charleston on March 3 and 4, followed by fifth place at »
Last Friday, at the culmination of Yale’s first Engineers Week, students enjoyed operating homemade catapults in Davies Auditorium.

SEAS students provide career guidance

March 1, 2012
Last Friday, students wrapped up Yale’s first Engineers Week by using homemade catapults to fling stuffed animals into targets set up throughout Davies Auditorium. The catapult launch was one of the culminating events for the week, which was planned by Enping Hong ENG ’14 and Ying Zheng ENG ’13 to showcase Yale’s engineering resources and »

Miller encourages fall break trips

February 29, 2012
As Yale College prepares to follow a new academic calendar with a five-day fall break in the 2012-’13 school year, Yale College Dean Mary Miller is encouraging professors to consider holding field trips during the short vacation. Earlier this month, Miller met with a group of faculty members — many of whom already include field »

SAILING | Elis shake off winter rust

February 28, 2012
With only one day of practice, the No. 4 Yale coed sailing team pulled off a tight team victory this weekend. A three-pair team represented the Bulldogs at the two-day Bob Bavier Team Race, which marked the team race season opener for the team. Hosted by the College of Charleston on the Cooper River in »

Antarctic fish threatened by climate change

February 28, 2012
While a 2-degree increase in the temperature of waters near Antarctica will not make much of a difference for humans, it may cause the extinction of native fish species. A research group led by Thomas Near, Yale associate professor of ecology and evolutionary biology, outlined the evolutionary history of Antarctic fish, which developed antifreeze proteins »
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