Overweight youth bullied by peers, parents
Rebecca Puhl, director of research at the Yale Rudd Center for Food Policy & Obesity, spoke with the News on Sunday afternoon about her findings on bullying and body image.
2006 team reflects on last Yale victory
Six years ago, the Yale football team entered Harvard Stadium hoping to end a five-game losing streak against the Crimson and reinvigorate a program at a crossroads. After another five-year drought and multiple scandals, the 2012 Yale football team may face an even greater challenge.
Future of Ed. Studies unclear
Undergraduates hoping to pursue careers in education may be running out of options as the University continues to phase out what remains of the Education Studies track.
Venture for America arrives
Venture For America, a nonprofit that places top-flight college graduates in cities of economic need and entrepreneurial promise, has arrived in the Elm City. The organization, which launched its first class of fellows in 2012, connects its members to various startup companies across the United States, aiming to spur entrepreneurial growth. VFA recently expanded to »
FES researcher talks metal recycling
Industrial ecology professor Thomas Graedel and associate research scientist Barbara Reck of the Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies recently published a paper in “Science” calling for an improvement in the recycling of scarce specialty metals. Current techniques do not favor scarce metal recycling, and as a result, specialty metals are inefficiently recycled. In »
Speaker discusses dwindling middle class
As the American economy continues to climb out of its 2008 financial crisis lows, the disappearing middle class remains a problem, said a top Indian official Tuesday afternoon. In a lecture entitled “Are Capitalism and Democracy Failing Us?” India’s chief economic adviser Raghuram Rajan said the crisis was caused by policies with short-term visions intended »
RAMILO: Beware the freshman wall
College coaches of all sports have come to accept it as a necessary phase in the typical student-athlete’s development. From the blue chips to the diamonds in the rough, it doesn’t discriminate. Consequently, those who manage to grind through it not only put themselves in position for continued success in college athletics, but they also »