Evaluating STEM at Yale
During the past four years, Yale has wooed science-strong high school seniors with colorful brochures, YES-Weekend and recruitment trips. Rishabh Bhandari and Jennifer Gersten investigate where those efforts are headed.
Einstein’s hidden legacy revealed in new book
Few people think Einstein is under-appreciated But applied physics professor A. Douglas Stone argues that Einstein contributed much more to the field of quantum physics than previously believed. In his new book, titled “Einstein and the Quantum: The Quest of the Valiant Swabian,” Stone sources many of Einstein’s early writings to uncover a picture of Einstein »
A premeditated career
Stereotyped as hardworking and stressed, premed students at Yale must take on a challenging, relatively inflexible curriculum in order to apply to medical school. Clinton Wang reports on the premed experience and its impact on Yalies’ lives.
Food Allergies at Yale
Reporters Isabel McCullough ’16 and Olivia Pavco-Giaccia ’16 examine the challenges for those with food allergies at Yale.
Fruit Sugar Linked to Obesity
Yale researchers found that fructose, a sugar commonly added to soft drinks, fruit juice and processed foods as a sweetener, does not fill our appetite as much as other sugars. Based on this finding, they said the rise in obesity in recent years may have been driven in part by an increase in fructose consumption. »
Flu at Yale
Britta Hjelm ’16 and Kate Walker ’16 report on how this year’s historic flu outbreak is affecting Yale’s campus.
Yale’s Growing Science Facilities
Clinton Wang ’15 reports on the rapid expansion of Yale’s science and engineering facilities over the past year, which saw the opening of the now highly popular Center for Engineering Innovation and Design, as well as renovated classrooms in Sloane Physics Laboratory and 17 Hillhouse Ave.