Shutdown impacts STEM
As the national government enters its fourth day of shutdown and prospects for political compromise remain uncertain, Yale researchers and science administrators fear the effects of a protracted gridlock in Washington. Furloughs at federal organizations like the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the National Science Foundation (NSF) have severely limited faculty members’ ability to »
Q & A: Cocaine and Development
Linda Mayes, a professor of psychiatry, pediatrics and psychology in the Yale Child Study Center, heads a laboratory researching the ways young children regulate their emotions, especially when placed under stressful or challenging conditions. She conducts research on the impact of economic adversity on children’s developing inhibitory control systems, the impact of substance abuse on maternal behavior, the genetics related to addiction and maternal behavior and adolescent »
$2.5 million fund to spur innovation at YEI
Last week, the University received a $2.5-million fund from Connecticut Innovations, spelling good news for students hoping to jumpstart their own business ventures on campus.
Durfee’s swipes increase by $1
In a bid to give students access to more food, Yale Dining raised the value of a Durfee’s meal swipe this year.
New intramural website debuts
Thanks to a new website designed by Calhoun Intramural Sports Secretary Ben Sherman ’13, aspiring Yale athletes no longer have to make the long trek up to the IM fields to find that their team has forfeited.
Snow storm buries over 5,000 jobs
Despite a two-week stretch of sub-50 temperatures and clear skies, last month’s blizzard continues to affect New Haven and Connecticut residents.
Politico editor shares journalism experiences
While seeking jobs after graduation, young adults should ensure they are passionate about their career choices, according to Politico National Politics Editor Charles Mahtesian.