City

Startup creates app to track diabetes

October 29, 2013 • 0
The New Haven-based biotech startup Applivate launched its first product this past week: ShugaTrak.
City

New Haven Open to stay in the Elm City

October 18, 2013 • 0
After months of negotiation, Connecticut’s Capital Region Development Authority (CRDA) voted unanimously on Thursday night to keep the New Haven Open at Yale’s Connecticut Tennis Center in the Elm City, spelling good news for regional tennis fans and local businesses alike. The United States Tennis Association (USTA), which helps oversee the New Haven Open Women’s »
City

State backs violence prevention

October 17, 2013 • 0
New Haven Mayor John DeStefano Jr. announced the second installment of a $750,000 competitive grant to combat youth violence.
City

Inauguration benefits local businesses

October 14, 2013 • 0
As events unfolded across campus during the inauguration of Yale’s 23rd President this past weekend, local businesses experienced a significant influx of customers.
City

Chandler takes campaign to dorm rooms

October 9, 2013 • 0
Students crowded in the common room of a Davenport College suite to hear Paul Chandler ’14’s visions for New Haven.
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.