Acupuncture could relieve pregnant women’s pain

February 9, 2005 • 0
Pregnant women suffering from the all-too-common problem of back pain may find relief in a treatment that is thousands of years old, if a study conducted by a professor at the Yale School of Medicine proves successful. The study, led by Dr. Shu-Ming Wang, an anesthesiology professor at the medical school, will observe the effects »

Professors of Bluegrass prepare for a reunion

January 14, 2005 • 0
Yale College Dean Peter Salovey is currently conducting a University-wide search, but he is not looking for a new professor. He is in search of a banjo player. In the early ’90s, Yale College Dean Peter Salovey Professors of Bluegrass brought together professors, students and members of the community who shared a common passion for »

Dean ’71 criticizes news media

November 17, 2004 • 0
This article has been corrected. You may view this article’s correction here. Former Vermont Gov. Howard Dean ’71, a former candidate for the Democratic presidential nomination, spoke Tuesday at Yale about the shortcomings of today’s print media and the importance of an ethical media in a working democracy. In the symposium, titled “The Media and »

Vietnam captain stresses student activism

October 27, 2004 • 0
Congressional Medal of Honor winner Paul Bucha shared lessons learned while fighting in Vietnam and stressed the importance of student activism and the upcoming election during a Branford College Master’s Tea Tuesday. Bucha, a retired U.S. Army captain from Company D, 3rd Battalion, is one of the 129 living recipients of the highest military award »

Peace Prize goes to former fellow

October 12, 2004 • 0
Yale professors on Monday applauded the selection of Wangari Maathai, a recent visiting fellow at the Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies, to receive the Nobel Peace Prize for her work on reforestation and forest development in Africa. Kenyan-born Maathai, 64, was chosen to receive the prize because of her contribution to sustainable development, »