The Fashion Institute of Technology museum unveiled a new exhibit last Friday, titled “Ivy Style,” which features the enduring classic menswear of the 20th century that formed on elite college campuses.

Inspecting ‘Ivy Style’

September 19, 2012 • 0
NEW YORK — A taste of the Ivy League has descended into New York’s Chelsea neighborhood with the opening of the “Ivy Style” exhibit at the Fashion Institute of Technology Museum last Friday. Focusing on menswear, the show traces the evolution of classic American style from the elite campuses of yesteryear to the runways and »

Yale Health Plan makes changes

April 14, 2011 • 0
Students under the full Yale Health Plan will have reduced medical costs starting August 1, 2011, Yale Health announced to students in an email Tuesday. The result of recommendations given to the Provost’s Office by Yale Health’s Student Coverage Task Force, the cost reductions aim to address student concerns about medical coverage costs, Director of »
Friday’s health care conference drew professionals from the investment banking, insurance, political and medical sectors.

Yale hosts healthcare conference

April 4, 2011 • 1
One year after President Obama signed the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act last March, Yale hosted a conference Friday to discuss the post-reform landscape of the health care industry. Jointly organized by the Yale School of Management, School of Medicine and the School of Public Health, the Yale Healthcare 2011 conference, which is in »

Briefly: Yale New-Haven Hospital

March 21, 2011 • 0
New director for Children’s Hospital named Cynthia Sparer was appointed March 10 as the executive director of Yale-New Haven Children’s Hospital and as the insitution’s vice president for women’s and children’s services. According to a press release, Sparer held executive positions at hospitals such as the New York-Presbyterian Hospital and the University Hospitals of Cleveland »
As more universities institute bans on smoking on campus, Yale is considering how a ban here would affect New Haven residents.

Possible smoking ban to affect New Haven

January 28, 2011 • 4
As the Yale community debates the possibility of a campuswide smoking ban, the question of how such a ban would affect New Haven residents remains unanswered. Unlike more secluded smoking-free universities like the University of Florida, the Yale campus is closely integrated into the city of New Haven — a relationship that adds potential complications »

NBC launches climate change series at Yale

January 26, 2011 • 1
The neon blue and orange lights of the NBC peacock flooded Kroon Hall Tuesday night for the filming of a town hall meeting on climate change moderated by the Nightly News veteran and former anchor Tom Brokaw. The event, called “Changing Planet: The Impact on Lives and Values” — organized in partnership with NBC, Discover »

Yale debates smoking

January 21, 2011 • 423
The possibility of a Yale-wide smoking ban has ignited debate on campus. After details of a committee that is investigating the feasibility of making Yale a smoke-free campus were released yesterday, student opinion has emerged divided over the desirability of such a ban. Though the committee, called the Tobacco-Free Yale Workgroup, has yet to make »
Yale is considering instituting a no-smoking policy on campus, as some other schools have done.

Yale mulls smoke-free campus

January 20, 2011 • 39
A group of Yale administrators has formed a committee to investigate the benefits of making Yale a smoke-free campus. Led by Dean of Student Affairs Marichal Gentry, a committee comprising Yale HEALTH officials, faculty, staff and students is investigating whether a campuswide smoking ban is feasible at Yale. The “Tobacco Free Yale Workgroup,” which plans »

Herbst ’84 GRD ’84 named head of medical oncology

December 8, 2010 • 1364
Roy Herbst ’84 GRD ’84 will be the Smilow Cancer Hospital’s first chief medical oncologist, the Yale Cancer Center announced Dec. 2. Nationally recognized for his research on developmental cancer therapies, Herbst was appointed to lead the medical oncology department at Smilow after a nine-month search. In his new position, Herbst will be a facilitator »

HIV in the Ivory Tower

December 1, 2010 • 0
HIV/AIDS is a problem, even at Yale. Although Chief of Student Health James Perlotto said he was not able to release exact numbers due to privacy and confidentiality policies, he estimated that around 20 undergraduate and graduate students currently enrolled are HIV-positive, and as many as fifty in recent years. Yale HEALTH currently provides care »

Suspected TB case surfaces

November 29, 2010 • 0
Tuberculosis, a bacterial infection rare on college campuses, may be at Yale. Doctors at Yale HEALTH are treating an undergraduate student for suspected active tuberculosis, though they are still waiting for confirmation of the respiratory bacterial infection — a test which can take up to six weeks. The student is currently undergoing antibiotic therapy in »

Undergraduate in isolation with assumed tuberculosis

November 23, 2010 • 1
UPDATED: November 26 A bacterial infection common in developing nations has surfaced at Yale. An undergraduate student is assumed to have tuberculosis, according to an e-mail sent to members of the Yale community Tuesday morning by Director of Yale HEALTH Paul Genecin. The student is now undergoing antibiotic therapy in an isolation room at the »