After 2 years, Franke Program evolves
the Franke Program in Science and the Humanities promotes interdisciplinary academic experiences such as workshops on the philosophy of biology, or the overlap between physics and dance.
Grand strategy leadership in flux
In the wake of the departure of Kennedy, Yale’s Grand Strategy program is looking into inviting female professors to its instructing team.
Calhoun hosts reunion
This past weekend, Calhoun College hosted a reunion for its alumni — the third residential college reunion ever to take place at Yale.
Study probes tenured teaching
Yale students who are taught by tenure-track professors may learn less than students taught by lecturers, according to a new study.
Philanthropists gather for conference
This past Friday, over 300 nonprofit and foundation representatives gathered in the Omni Hotel in New Haven to attend one of the only entirely student-run philanthropy conferences in the country.
Diplo to headline Spring Fling 2014
Diplo will headline this year’s Spring Fling, with Chance the Rapper and Betty Who completing the lineup for the April 26 event.
Researchers probe overeating, dopamine receptors
A new Yale study suggests that a certain type of neuron in the front of the brain might be to blame for the popularity of National Chocolate Cake Day, which was celebrated across the country on Monday. Researchers at the Yale School of Medicine demonstrated that stimulating a class of dopamine-receptor neurons in mice causes »
Gymnasts spring into ’14
While most Yale students neglected their fitness routines over the holidays, Yale’s gymnastics team was busy gearing up for its 2014 season. The team opened the season this past Sunday at the New Hampshire Invitational. The Bulldogs competed against the University of Minnesota, the University of New Hampshire and Brown, finishing fourth with a final »
Genetic cause of lupus found
A new Yale study may lead to a cure for lupus. Researchers at the Yale School of Medicine identified a genetic mutation that causes lupus, an autoimmune disease without a known cure. The gene typically repairs errors in DNA sequences, and the researchers observed symptoms of lupus in mice when the gene became mutated. While »
Professor discusses significance of ruins
On Tuesday evening at the Whitney Humanities Center, Princeton professor Susan Stewart emphasized the interdisciplinary significance of ruins. The broad span of Stewart’s talk, entitled “The Ruins Lesson,” reflected her multifaceted academic background. Stewart, a professor of English who also teaches in Princeton’s Art and Archaeology Department, is the director of Princeton’s Society of Fellows »