Sci-Tech

Shutdown impacts STEM

October 4, 2013 • 0
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 »
Sci-Tech

Q & A: Cocaine and Development

October 1, 2013 • 0
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 »
Promising programs of the Yale Entrepreneurial Institute could receive additional support through a new Connecticut Innovations fund.
University

$2.5 million fund to spur innovation at YEI

September 18, 2013 • 0
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.
Yale Dining has increased the value of meal swipes at retail dining locations such as Durfee’s, above, and Thain Family Café.
University

Durfee’s swipes increase by $1

September 6, 2013 • 0
In a bid to give students access to more food, Yale Dining raised the value of a Durfee’s meal swipe this year.
Sports

Former midfielder brings defensive prowess to Eli goaltenders

September 4, 2013 • 0
Coming off of an Elite Eight appearance in the NCAA Lacrosse Tournament last spring, the men’s lacrosse team added another weapon to its coaching arsenal this summer.
Video Games
Sci-Tech

Video games may encourage healthy behavior

April 23, 2013 • 0
Kids around the world playing video games might have new comebacks at their disposal the next time their parents demand they put down their controllers.
Edmar Bacha GRD ’68, the former head of the Brazilian Development Bank, reflected on the trajectory of Brazil’s economy over the past 30 years in a Wednesday talk.
University

Brazilian economist talks country’s growth, challenges

April 18, 2013 • 0
The former head of the Brazilian Development Bank discussed Brazil’s recent major economic growth and the structural challenges the country currently faces.
University

New intramural website debuts

April 10, 2013 • 0
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.
City

Snow storm buries over 5,000 jobs

April 3, 2013 • 0
Despite a two-week stretch of sub-50 temperatures and clear skies, last month’s blizzard continues to affect New Haven and Connecticut residents.
University

Camp for kids with cancer-stricken parents may come to campus

March 27, 2013 • 0
Camp Kesem, a university-based weeklong summer camp program for kids with parents affected by cancer, may come to campus during summer 2014.
Angela Kane, who works for the United Nations, stressed the importance of nuclear disar- mament for achieving global security at a Tuesday talk.
University

UN representative advocates for nuclear disarmament

March 6, 2013 • 0
Nations must eliminate nuclear weapons within their borders in the present age of increased globalization, according to Angela Kane.
Politico editor Charles Mahtesian discussed his career in political journalism in a Wednesday Master’s Tea.
University

Politico editor shares journalism experiences

February 21, 2013 • 0
While seeking jobs after graduation, young adults should ensure they are passionate about their career choices, according to Politico National Politics Editor Charles Mahtesian.