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Acupuncture could relieve pregnant women’s pain

February 9, 2005
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 »
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Professors of Bluegrass prepare for a reunion

January 14, 2005
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 »
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Dean ’71 criticizes news media

November 17, 2004
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 »
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Vietnam captain stresses student activism

October 27, 2004
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 »
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Peace Prize goes to former fellow

October 12, 2004
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, »