City

New Haven homeless hurt by budget cuts

October 6, 2008 • 1
With both winter and homeless shelter closings looming, state Rep. Cameron Staples and Yale activists are stepping up efforts to resolve a crisis they said they see as inevitable without increased funding and attention from state and private sources. A recent cut of $340,500 in the city’s budget for homeless programs is forcing New Haven »
University

Rennie explains what science ‘means’

September 24, 2008 • 0
Even after more than 20 years on the job, John Rennie’s ’81 mission as a science journalist remains the same. The role of his magazine, Scientific American, he said at a Pierson College Master’s Tea yesterday, is not to explain “what science or technology is,” but rather “what science or technology means.” Rennie, who has »