Stress may offer workplace benefits

February 26, 2013 • 0
Amidst midterm season, President-elect Peter Salovey has a message for students — stress can be good.
The collapse of one of the Yale Farm’s three high tunnels during the Feb. 8 snowstorm will limit the farm’s planting and harvesting capacity this season.

After blizzard, Yale Farm recovers

February 26, 2013 • 0
Interns at the Yale Farm scrambled to rescue their winter crop from the path of this month's blizzard.

Promise director reflects on low-income challenges

February 21, 2013 • 0
When Patricia Melton ’82 first came to Yale, she was a first-generation college student barely able to afford textbooks. Thirty years later, she’s back in New Haven helping other high school students get on the path to a college degree.

Student start-up delivers brunch to rooms

February 19, 2013 • 0
Instead of making the trek to the dining halls on Saturday mornings, students can have brunch delivered right to their rooms by a new student-run startup.

Vegan conference draws diverse crowd

February 18, 2013 • 0
This weekend, 120 Ivy League students converged on campus for the second annual iV: Ivy League Vegan Conference.
In the wake of the Newtown shooting, the March for Change rally sought to persuade state legislators to tighten gun laws.

March for Change draws thousands to Hartford

February 15, 2013 • 0
Marking the two-month anniversary of the shooting in Newtown, a crowd of 5,500 gathered on the state Capitol to demonstrate for stricter gun laws.

Alzheimer caregiver health examined

February 12, 2013 • 0
Alzheimer’s is a debilitating disease for its victims — but it can also take a toll on a patient’s caregiver.

Kline renovations on track

January 31, 2013 • 0
Renovations of the Kline Chemistry Laboratory are proceeding on schedule with little impact on classes or faculty research.

Scientists investigate fly swarms

January 29, 2013 • 0
Researchers have found a mechanism to analyze fly swarms, which may provide valuable insight into the structure of animal collectives.

Professors experiment with iPads in the classroom

January 23, 2013 • 0
English professor Barbara Stuart once asked students in her food writing class to compare recipes in different cookbooks — now, there’s an app for that.

Therapy ineffective for opioid addiction

January 22, 2013 • 0
Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) is not an effective way to treat opioid dependence, according to a study conducted by researchers at the Yale School of Medicine.
A recent Yale School of Medicine study suggests a link between obesity and fructose, which is found in foods containing high-fructose corn syrup.

Overeating linked to sugar consumption

January 15, 2013 • 0
Ingesting fructose can lead to brain activity that promotes overeating, according to a recent study conducted by researchers at the Yale School of Medicine.