Nuclear physics on the up

Yale physics professor Richard Casten ’67 is the nucleus of attention in the science world. Casten was awarded the 2011 Tom W. Bonner Prize in Nuclear Physics by the American Physical Society Nov. 1 for his experimental research in nuclear physics and the development of techniques important to the field. The prize, which consists of […]

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Residential College Roundup: 11.12.10

The Game is on Yalies’ minds: tailgates dominated college council meetings this week, along with social planning and sustainability. Stiles students are planning a calendar that will feature the most beautiful Stiles men, past and present. Among them will be Taylor Smith ’10, who recently appeared in Glee’s cover of Katy Perry’s “Teenage Dream.” Fashion […]

University

Photo exhibit on local refugees opens

A set of photographs of New Haven refugees have found a home in Silliman College. [ydn-legacy-photo-inline id=”5622″ ] [ydn-legacy-photo-inline id=”5621″ ] [ydn-legacy-photo-inline id=”5620″ ] [ydn-legacy-photo-inline id=”5618″ ] The Yale Refugee Project, an undergraduate organization that provides social services to international refugee families, hosted a photography exhibition Friday in Maya’s Room, Silliman College’s art gallery. The […]

Culture

Branford fellows talk pre-med

Branford College students interested in a career in medicine can now explore their options without making the hike to Undergraduate Career Services on Whitney Avenue. Tuesday evening the college’s fellows began the first-ever Yale residential college-based pre-medical mentoring program. Thirty-seven Branford students and about 20 fellows met at the Branford Common Room from 7 to […]

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Celebration of American crafts kicks off

There is a celebration down on Audubon Street. Last Saturday, the Creative Arts Workshop Community School, located at 80 Audubon St., opened an art exhibit called “Celebration of American Crafts,” a retail exhibit of artwork — ranging from sculpture to jewelry — by American artists from across the nation. Now in its 42nd year, the […]

Culture

Babies increase mothers’ brain sizes

Being a mom is like going back to school: it increases brain size. Research conducted at the Yale-New Haven Hospital and published this month has found that in the six months after giving birth, parts of mothers’ brains that are linked to motivation and behavior increase in size. The study, called “The Plasticity of Human […]

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Police class informs community

The Yale Citizen’s Police Academy offers a hands-on, inside look at the campus’ policing agency for the law enforcement minded and ordinary resident alike. Yale Police are in the midst of hosting the free weekly class at police headquarters at 101 Ashmun St. for the program’s third straight year. The class covers key policing duties, […]

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