European Commission VP talks free trade
On Wednesday afternoon, European Commission Vice President Viviane Reding spoke on campus about the benefits of a free-trade agreement between the United States and the European Union, as well as her vision for the future of the EU. Reding — who serves as the first European Commissioner for Justice, Fundamental Rights and Citizenship — addressed »
City residents to teach Free Skool
For the past year, the New Haven Free Skool has offered city residents free classes on topics ranging from art therapy to bike maintenance and Mexican salad-making.
Yale report explores Texan attitudes on climate change
A study published Sept. 23 by the Yale Project on Climate Change Communication (YPCCC) reveals how Texans differ from the nation in beliefs about global warming. While the study found that that more Texans believe global warming is happening than the national average, the report also found that a smaller portion of Texans believed that »
Aldermen debate food stamps
A new proposal working its way though city government could win hundreds of thousands of dollars of job training for food stamp beneficiaries. In a meeting Wednesday night, the New Haven Board of Aldermen’s Human Services Committee unanimously authorized a proposal to secure over half a million dollars from the Connecticut Department of Social Services »
US Energy Dept. funds Yale proposal
Two Yale professors want to generate power by using a currently untapped energy source — wasted heat in the atmosphere caused by machines.