‘Foothills’ depicts rural China

The 112-year-old Yale-China Association is continuing to bridge the Sino-American cultural gap with “Foothills,” an exhibit featuring the photography of Aaron Reiss ‘10.

Culture

In Sandy’s wake, city leads state recovery

While the city of New Haven is recovering quickly from the destruction of Hurricane Sandy, relief efforts in other parts of Connecticut have faced severe property damage and isolated incidents of fraudulent recovery programs. A City Hall statement released Monday estimated the collective costs of storm preparation, response and clean-up would reach approximately $1.3 million […]

City

District five race tightens

According to the latest polling data, the race between Democratic former state representative Elizabeth Esty LAW ’85 and current Republican state senator Andrew Roraback ’83 for the open fifth congressional district seat is almost sure to be decided by a narrow margin. November’s approach signals a close to the recent reshuffling in Connecticut politics that […]

City

Professor talks alcohol misuse

Researchers at the Yale School of Medicine have developed a standardized checklist that evaluates the success of techniques emergency department physicians use when administering brief interventions to patients. These brief interventions aim to remedy patient misuse of alcohol, and the newly developed tool is the first of its kind to measure their effectiveness. Inspired by […]

Sci-Tech

Med School researchers win NIH grant to study autism in girls

Three researchers at the Yale School of Medicine learned last week that they will receive $15 million from the National Institute of Health (NIH) for autism research. The researchers, all of whom are professors in the Child Study Center, found out on Sept. 4 that they had won the grant, called the “Autism Center of […]

City

Ivy League LGBTQ conference to come to Yale

The main Ivy League conference on lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer issues will hit Yale’s campus for the first time this February. Roughly 500 students from across the Ivy League are expected to convene at Yale for the four-day event, which organizers say they hope will highlight prominent issues facing the LGBTQ community and […]

University