TFA popularity rises
For an increasing number of Yale students, leaving the classroom after graduation means going back to the classroom — but as a teacher.
High BMI linked to cancer mortality
A recent study from the Yale School of Public Health shows increased endometrial cancer mortality rates in women with body mass index levels above the healthy range of 18.5 to 24.9.
Project honors Yale AIDS victims
Chris Glazek ’07 decided to commemorate Yalies who had died from the disease by creating the Yale AIDS Memorial Project.
Kreiss-Tomkins’ election unclear
While Election Day was last week, Jonathan Kreiss-Tomkins ’13 will not know whether or not he has won a seat in the Alaska State House of Representatives until this Wednesday.
With new class, exposure to a different world
Every Tuesday and Thursday at the Whitney Humanities Center, a class of roughly seven students meets to learn about and discuss kabuki, a form of Japanese theater that emerged in the 17th century. The Theater Studies Department has made it a focus to incorporate global themes and courses into Yale’s theater curriculum, said its Director »
Women’s conference champions work-life balance
Last Saturday, speakers at the Women in Leadership Conference encouraged women to achieve success in their careers so that work environments become more conducive to raising families. Roughly 300 Yale students came to the Sterling Law Auditorium to attend the conference, an annual event hosted by Yale’s Women’s Leadership Initiative. The conference included three keynote »
Candidates appear on ballot twice
When Connecticut voters head to the polls this Tuesday, they will see the names of both U.S. Senate candidates on their ballots — twice. Republican Senate candidate Linda McMahon will appear on the Republican Party and the Independent Party lines, while Democratic Rep. Chris Murphy will appear on the Democratic Party and the Working Families »
Mass. senate race draws Yalies
In light of a race that could determine the partisan makeup of the U.S. Senate, the Yale College Democrats and Republicans have flocked to Massachusetts to canvass for their respective candidates. The election between Elizabeth Warren, a Democrat, and incumbent Massachusetts Sen. Scott Brown, a Republican, is one of the closest and most closely watched »
Technique shields immune system from chemo effects
A research team at the Yale School of Medicine has found a way to save platelets and white blood cells from the adverse effects of chemotherapy. Led by School of Medicine genetics professor Jun Lu, the team conducted its research at the Yale Stem Cell Center over the past three years. By manipulating a microRNA »