Sustainability plan launched

University President Peter Salovey and members of the Yale sustainability community gathered to launch the 2013–2016 Sustainability Strategic Plan Wednesday.


University announces three-year sustainability plan

After meeting nearly all the goals in Yale’s 2010–2013 sustainability plan, the University has embarked on a new leg of its initiative to reduce its environmental impact.


Brown rejects coal divestment

The letter comes in the wake of a battle fought by student-group Brown Divest Coal, who sat down with the Corporation to discuss divestment last May. The group’s cause was endorsed by the University’s Advisory Committee on Corporate Responsibility in Investment Policies.


Yale first to offer MBA/MPH in 22 months

With the announcement Wednesday of the new 22-month joint degree MBA/MPH program from SOM and YSPH, the University is the first in the nation to offer the degree in such a short amount of time.


Partnership to encourage HIV/AIDS research

The Yale School of Public Health has formalized a 16-year-old partnership with Saint Petersburg State University in Russia to help combat HIV/AIDS. On October 11th, the universities agreed to create a new behavioral health research center based in St. Petersburg that will produce research on HIV/AIDS public health interventions. The two Universities have collaborated since […]


Scientists experiment with crowdsourcing

As grants from federal organizations become increasingly difficult to secure, researchers at Yale and across the nation are turning to a new source of support: the public.


Love at Yale, Actually


YCC, grad students release mental health reports

In an effort to spark a conversation between students and administrators about mental health at Yale, the Yale College Council released a 41-page report this weekend.


Brain recognizes sugar, artificial sweeteners

Not only can the brain can distinguish artificial sweeteners from sugar, but the body over time will display a strong preference for the latter, researchers from the Yale School of Medicine and John B. Pierce Laboratory have found.


With controversial report card, debate over Yale’s global health efforts

Yale is used to scoring high on rankings, but the University’s place on a global health impact report card fell far below expectations.


Conn. may ban indoor tanning for minors

The proposed bill would prevent all indoor tanning salons in the state from serving people under 18 years of age, unless they have the written consent of a physician.


Education reformers convene in New Haven

Last Thursday and Friday, New Haven’s Omni Hotel and Shubert Theater became home to hundreds of education reformers from around the country.