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Quarantine seeks to “play it safe”

October 21, 2014 • 0
Although the test came back negative, President Salovey said in a Thursday email that the researchers would continue their quarantine for 21 days, in adherence to guidelines established by the state of Connecticut.
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CS department short on faculty

October 21, 2014 • 0
Last Tuesday, computer science department chair Joan Feigenbaum received an unpleasant reminder in her mailbox.
University

New West Campus center opens to mixed support

October 17, 2014 • 0
Although Yale’s West Campus will open a new center early next week, concerns regarding funding for the project have come under the microscope.
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Ebola scare ends with negative test

After local, state and federal health officials scrambled to address a possible case of Ebola, they found that the disease has not yet spread to the Elm City.
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Ebola researchers will not sequester themselves

October 13, 2014 • 0
After returning from conducting Ebola research in Liberia, the two Yale public health students who had previously agreed to sequester themselves have reversed their decision.
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Health hackathon kicks off first year

October 13, 2014 • 0
On Friday, undergraduate Selin Isgüven ’15 entered the Hacking Health @ Yale without a team, a project or any inkling of what health care problem she was going to hack.
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Peabody’s Fiesta Latina brings in over 2,000

October 13, 2014 • 0
On Saturday, more than just dinosaurs took center stage in the Great Hall of the Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History. Merengue musicians, mariachi bands and ballet folklorico performers could all be found singing and dancing next to the Apatosaurus.
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Culture

YSO, others commemorate passenger pigeons

October 13, 2014 • 0
The Yale Symphony Orchestra has shared the stage with renowned performers like Yo-Yo Ma. But until Saturday night the YSO had yet to share the stage with a pigeon.
University

Yale may import Harvard CS course

October 8, 2014 • 0
Harvard University’s Computer Science department may soon be hacking into Yale.
University

Ebola researchers remain in Liberia

October 7, 2014 • 0
The two public health graduate students researching Ebola in Liberia since Sept. 16 will remain there for the foreseeable future.
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Yale creates Ebola task force

October 3, 2014 • 0
Seven months into an Ebola epidemic that has claimed over 3,300 lives and infected more than 7,100 people, the Yale public health community is getting involved. On Sept. 9, the Yale Ebola Task Force, led by Director of the Yale Global Health Initiative and Branford College Master Elizabeth Bradley, sat down over dinner to discuss »
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Ebola researchers to sequester themselves

October 2, 2014 • 0
Two graduate student researchers at the Yale School of Public Health preparing to return from Liberia have agreed to sequester themselves for three weeks in case they have contracted Ebola.