Computing coalition may speed big data

For Connecticut researchers dealing with big data, computing is about to get a lot less personal.

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The Sleuths Will See You Now

Like the décor of my old pediatrician’s waiting room, the design of the Insect Inquiry Office at the Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station (CAES) kindly informs you of everything you could have done to avoid making the visit in the first place. Flyers on the front desk begging “DON’T MOVE FIREWOOD” lie adjacent to a file holder stuffed with chirpy self-help […]

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Comp Sci surge strains department

According to Eisenstat, the number of computer science majors has risen sharply in past years.

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Calculus expands ‘flipped’ model

Rolf hopes to make flipped classrooms the new model for Yale’s introductory calculus curriculum.

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CEID classes take root

More classes this semester will utilize the CEID.

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Genetics professor nets $3 million

Richard Lifton, Yale genetics professor, chair of the genetics department and a Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigator, was one of six scientists awarded the second annual $3 million 2014 Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences last Thursday.

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Math research program to launch this summer

To devise a foolproof strategy for bidding chess, a variant of the game in which players bid for the right to move instead of taking turns, you might need longer than a lifetime. It’s the sort of task Yale math professor Sam Payne calls “easy to understand, but impossibly difficult” — and the sort of […]

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Five named as scientific fellows

Five members of the Yale scientific community were among 388 scholars from across the world named as Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

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Last director appointed at West Campus

Six years after its founding, Yale's West Campus has filled its sixth and last remaining directorship with the naming of Christine Jacobs-Wagner as director of the Microbial Diversity Institute.

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Many “Pathways” to STEM

Yale's STEM outreach programs help high school students develop a passion for the sciences.

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Y-Hack brings coders to West Campus

Y-Hack, drew over 1,000 undergraduate coders from roughly 75 schools across the country and Canada to West Campus for Yale’s largest ever hackathon.

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West Campus emphasizing collaboration

West Campus has become a hub for interdisciplinary conversation and teamwork that is helping to strengthen the spirit of collaborative science research at Yale.

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