Conference center may mark turning point for West Campus

When the West Campus inaugurated its newly renovated $4 million conference center — a sparkling new cafeteria and gathering space — on Wednesday afternoon, it represented for many a turning point for the sprawling 136-acre complex.

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Study explores alcohol dependence

Researchers at the medical school have shown that the brains of heavy drinkers process alcohol in a way that encourages substance dependence.

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Eight Yale scientists elected to CASE

Eight Yale faculty members are among the 33 scientists elected to the Connecticut Academy of Science and Engineering (CASE) this year. Election is based on exceptional contributions to a particular area of scientific research. Yale faculty are well-represented in the Academy, constituting 24 percent of the class of 2013, 38 percent of the class of 2012 and 31 […]

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Federal grants, aid hit by sequester

Roughly 10 University officers met on Tuesday to consider the grim reality of the sequester and its potential effects on the University.

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Applied physics reflects, post-SEAS split

Nearly three years have passed since the Yale School of Engineering & Applied Science decided to move the Applied Physics Department out of the school.

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Engineers Week promotes entrepreneurship

The second annual National Engineers Week at Yale comes to a close today, having promoted a University-wide engineering culture and fostered discussion about entrepreneurship.

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Kahneman talks rationality

Addressing an overflowing crowd in SSS 114 Wednesday afternoon, Nobel Prize winner Daniel Kahneman outlined a psychological framework for understanding irrationality in our everyday lives.

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Yale celebrates National Engineers Week

This week, Yale will celebrate National Engineers Week for the second time with activities ranging from lectures and networking to trivia and ice cream socials. The event, which is designed to celebrate the “positive contributions engineers make to society,” will kick off with two discussions about engineering entrepreneurship tomorrow evening at 7 p.m. with a talk by […]

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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.

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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.

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Vanderlick reappointed SEAS dean

School of Engineering and Applied Science Dean T. Kyle Vanderlick will serve a second five-year term, University President Richard Levin and President-elect Peter Salovey announced in a joint statement. In their statement, Levin and Salovey lauded Vanderlick for her work strengthening the engineering culture at Yale. In particular, the administrators praised the Center for Engineering Innovation and […]

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Headed to Duke, Brownell shapes obesity studies

The fight against obesity may never be the same thanks to Kelly Brownell.

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