Urry elected president of Astronomical Society

Physics professor Megan Urry — an advocate for female leadership in the science community — has been elected the next president of the American Astronomical Society.

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Panelists address corruption in Africa

Experts from the fields of policy and academia came from across the country to present their research at a conference on corruption in Africa this Thursday.

University

Stress may offer workplace benefits

Amidst midterm season, President-elect Peter Salovey has a message for students — stress can be good.

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After blizzard, Yale Farm recovers

Interns at the Yale Farm scrambled to rescue their winter crop from the path of this month's blizzard.

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Promise director reflects on low-income challenges

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.

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Oscars drama over ‘Lincoln’ comes to Connecticut

Oscars season is always exciting for Hollywood — but this year, the drama is coming home to Connecticut. U.S. Rep. Joe Courtney has accused the Oscar-nominated film “Lincoln” of historical inaccuracy in its depiction of Connecticut’s role in the passage of the 13th Amendment, which outlawed slavery and involuntary servitude. According to Courtney, the film […]

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Student start-up delivers brunch to rooms

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.

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Vegan conference draws diverse crowd

This weekend, 120 Ivy League students converged on campus for the second annual iV: Ivy League Vegan Conference.

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March for Change draws thousands to Hartford

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.

City

Yale does the Harlem Shake

If you’re looking to get Smooch’d this Valentine’s Day, you may just have to learn the Harlem Shake. As part of an advertising effort for their Valentine’s Day party, the brothers of Sigma Phi Epsilon have created their own version of the Harlem Shake. Though not officially authorized by the fraternity, the video — filmed […]

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Alzheimer caregiver health examined

Alzheimer’s is a debilitating disease for its victims — but it can also take a toll on a patient’s caregiver.

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Kline renovations on track

Renovations of the Kline Chemistry Laboratory are proceeding on schedule with little impact on classes or faculty research.

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