Photo exhibit on local refugees opens

November 9, 2010 • 1
A set of photographs of New Haven refugees have found a home in Silliman College. 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 exhibit featured 12 pictures taken by refugee children alongside 12 pictures taken »

Branford fellows talk pre-med

November 3, 2010 • 1
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 »

Celebration of American crafts kicks off

November 2, 2010 • 0
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 »

Babies increase mothers’ brain sizes

October 27, 2010 • 0
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 »

Police class informs community

October 21, 2010 • 0
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, »