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Study unmasks bacterial motion

February 21, 2007 • 0
A group of Yale researchers may be on the way to saving millions of dollars currently spent to treat infections arising from catheter use. In a study published in Physics Review Letters on Feb. 6, Yale researchers Hur Koser, Jane Hill and Jonathan McMurry — all from different departments — found that flagellated bacteria tend »
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Architects admire Yale Whale

February 14, 2007 • 0
While hockey is the attraction for most visitors to Ingalls Rink, the building’s architecture may also draw admirers. The David S. Ingalls Rink — known to most Yalies as the Whale — placed among the top 150 buildings in America in a poll announced last week. Over 1,800 adults in New York, Chicago and Washington »
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Class sends Yalies south

January 31, 2007 • 0
Some people came to Yale because of its hallowed academic history. Some people came because of the architectural achievements of Harkness Tower or Sterling Memorial Library. But at least one member of the Class of 2010 chose Yale because of a single course: MB&B 230b. Come spring break, that class will take 16 Yalies to »
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More profs. switch to new classes server

January 18, 2007 • 0
As it enters the final phase of a major transition, the Classes*v2 server is on track to replace the original classes server completely by fall 2007. Following the addition of selected courses at the School of Management and the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, the number of spring semester classes currently on the server »
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More profs. switch to new classes server

January 18, 2007 • 0
As it enters the final phase of a major transition, the Classes*v2 server is on track to replace the original classes server completely by fall 2007. Following the addition of selected courses at the School of Management and the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, the number of spring semester classes currently on the server »
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MLA assesses tenure in the humanities

December 8, 2006 • 0
The requirements for tenure in humanities departments nationwide place too much weight on published research, according to a Modern Language Association report released Tuesday. The Task Force on Evaluating Scholarship for Tenure and Promotion report examined the changing demands on tenure-track junior humanities faculty across the country. While the task force did not find evidence »
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Fencers roll vs. NYU, Brandeis

December 5, 2006 • 0
While a number of Yale sports teams suffered lackluster weekends, both the men’s and women’s fencing teams proved exceptions to this rule at the Brandeis Invitational on Sunday after winning their home opener against the New York University Violets. The men’s team (3-2) kicked off its home season with a close win over NYU on »
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Students report dorm thefts over break

November 28, 2006 • 0
A number of Pierson students reported that their suites were broken into and their possessions stolen over Thanksgiving break. Students said robbers entered at least two Lower Court suites, stealing numerous items like laptops, iPods and wine bottles. The residents said inadequate security measures may have allowed robbers to enter the college without much difficulty »
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ERs get advice for treatment

November 15, 2006 • 0
Two Yale researchers have come up with a set of recommendations for hospitals treating heart-attack patients that say could potentially save thousands of lives. Yale Epidemiology and Public Health professors Elizabeth Bradley GRD ’96 and Harlan Krumholz ’80 have found that certain procedural steps can consistently reduce the elapsed time between the moment when heart »
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Tailgaters dumping H-Y for Princeton

November 10, 2006 • 0
Saybrook College students can look forward to a special treat at this Saturday’s Yale-Princeton tailgate. The college will serve a roasted pig — weighing over 100 pounds — in honor of the game, which may draw more Yale fans than the Harvard-Yale game this year. At least one of the residential college Student Activities Committees »
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Sustainability Office hosts symposium

November 6, 2006 • 0
Continuing its commitment to making the University greener, Yale hosted a three-day sustainability conference from Thursday to Saturday. The two-part conference was meant to continue the discussion of sustainability both locally and globally, organizers said. The first two days were dedicated to the third annual Northeast Campus Sustainability Consortium, while the third was reserved for »
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Chile beckons to astro students

October 27, 2006 • 0
Undergraduates frustrated at the lack of science-oriented study abroad opportunities will now have the chance to take a six-week course in astronomical observation in South America. Yale announced on Monday that a seven-year-old exchange program with the University of Chile, formerly offered only to graduate astronomy students, will be expanded to allow all undergraduates who »