Former HP CEO champions small businesses
At a talk sponsored by the William F. Buckley Jr. Program, Carly Fiorina spoke about the crushing effect of increasingly complex government regulations on small businesses. A former chief executive officer of Hewlett-Packard, former California Republican candidate for the U.S. Senate and prominent philanthropist, Fiorina said she worked her way up in the business world »
With grant, Center continues geriatric research
Now in its 21st year, the Claude D. Pepper Older Americans Independence Center at Yale has received funding for five more years of research on health issues that affect the elderly.
Christakis studies networks
Nicholas Christakis ’84 has returned to Yale to study networks. After 12 years as a professor at Harvard, Christakis moved to Yale this fall to work with computer science professor, Daniel Spielman ’92, on the new Institute for Network Science — which integrates a range of social, natural and physical sciences to study the way »
Study probes gender and self-control
Researchers at the Yale School of Medicine are exploring how gender affects eating habits and self-control. While an existing body of research suggests that women may struggle more with self-control when it comes to overeating, a study led by associate research scientist in psychiatry Tomoko Udo seeks a more precise understanding of the behavioral and »
New rail line may boost city growth
A new rail line that will connect New Haven, Hartford and Springfield, Mass., is expected to multiply scheduling options and reduce fares for those traveling by train.
Shopping period rules to be revamped
In February 2013, the Yale College faculty approved a set of rules designed to minimize the ambiguity that plagues the first two weeks of classes.