CEID officially opens
Though open to the Yale community since Aug. 26, the Center for Engineering Innovation and Design in the Becton Center held an official dedication ceremony Thursday afternoon.
Food addiction stigma scrutinized
Research out of the Yale Rudd Center for Food Policy & Obesity is the first to examine the stigmatization of food addiction.
New café opens in the Becton Center
With today’s opening of the new 44-seat café on the first floor of the Becton Center, Yale’s engineers will now have a place tailor-fit to lounge and work.
Weight bias extends to courtroom
In a study conducted by researchers at the Yale Rudd Center for Food Policy & Obesity, participants given hypothetical court cases were more likely to deem overweight female defendants guilty of a crime over their lean counterparts.
ITS to launch online TV streaming
When students return to Yale next semester, they will have access to high-definition TV anywhere on campus — all through their laptops.
Students, faculty observe World AIDS Day
In honor of the 25th annual World AIDS Day on Saturday, Dec. 1, student groups and faculty from across Yale College and the graduate schools raised awareness about the disease and reached out to New Haven residents suffering from AIDS.
Fiscal cliff looms over sciences
While Yale research may weather the "fiscal cliff," the increasing scarcity of federal grants has forced some faculty to scale back their ambitions.
Despite Sandy, Yalies vote
Though last week’s hurricane complicated voting for many in the Northeast Tuesday, most Yale students surveyed from the affected states said the conditions did not impact their ability to vote. New York and New Jersey took drastic measures to facilitate voting. Governor Andrew Cuomo of New York temporarily suspended portions of the state’s election law »
‘Science’ awards Yale rainforest class
A Yale course that sends student to harvest and analyze plant samples from South American rainforests won the Prize for Inquiry-Based Instruction from Science magazine last month. Since the course began in 2007, students in “Rainforest Expedition and Laboratory” have spent spring break in South America gathering a class of microbes called endophytes for analysis »