Hegghammer examines Jihadists and the internet

Thomas Hegghammer — a specialist in violent Islamism — spoke about the effectiveness of Jihadi efforts to recruit new members through online forums Tuesday night.

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New undergrad fellowship offers policy research

Beginning this semester, 16 undergraduates will receive policy training and work experience through the Institution for Social and Policy Studies.

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Yalie named Luckiest College Grad of 2013

Fewer than 30 lucky people work for Snapchat, which Google and Facebook are currently offering billions of dollars to acquire. And Chloe Drimal ’13 is one of them.

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Harvard deficit quadruples to $34 million

The University said that their expenses exceeded their revenue by 1 percent, largely due to University-wide increases in wages as well as federal budget cuts for research grants, according to the New York Times.

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WOMEN’S HOCKEY: Elis look to capture first win

This weekend, the women's ice hockey team will square off against two ECAC teams in New York, still on the hunt for its first win of the season.

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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 […]

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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.

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Venezuelan political dissident speaks out at Yale

Carlos Vecchio — a political activist and Yale World Fellow — spoke about his work on the front lines of the Venezuelan political opposition movement on Tuesday.

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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 […]

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Student to advise Yale Health

This year, a student will lead the committee that advises Yale Health for the first time.

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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 […]

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Three Ivies join low-income student aid program

Yale has yet to sign onto the Say Yes to Education Inc. Compact, an agreement to provide low-income students with an affordable path through college.

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