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NEWS ANALYSIS: Online PA program expands access, but at what price?

April 2, 2015 • 0
Earlier this month, Yale announced its proposal to offer a new Physician Associate degree almost entirely online. The program will likely require only roughly two weeks total on campus over the course of its 28-month duration.
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Med school thanks donors’ families in service of gratitude

April 2, 2015 • 0
For the first time in its history, the families of individuals whose donated bodies have been dissected by Yale medical students were invited to campus for a Service of Gratitude.
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With CS50, undergraduate teaching role curtailed

March 31, 2015 • 0
Over spring break, roughly 40 undergraduates and graduate students were notified that they would be hired as the first class of Yale CS50 teaching staff.
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Other Ivies share in mental health concerns

March 31, 2015 • 0
Mental health and counseling services at Harvard, Princeton and Yale have strengths in different areas. But students at all three institutions share the view that their universities are delivering a lower standard of care than they believe is optimal.
Thao Do - winemaking
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With alcohol, responding more to less

March 31, 2015 • 0
The results of a recent study may change the way wine is made and manufactured for consumers.
Ashlyn Oakes - distraction
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With harder tasks, harder to be distracted

March 31, 2015 • 0
Facebook, Buzzfeed, Twitter — how often do people end up on sites like these when working on an essay or problem set? A recent Yale study on distractibility may provide answers about what is happening in the brain when attention strays from the task at hand.
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Higher mortality rates for ADHD-inflicted

March 31, 2015 • 0
People with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder face increased mortality rates, according to a new study from Yale and Aurhus University in Denmark.
Caroline Tisdale - paternal
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Q&A: The Paternal Brain

March 31, 2015 • 0
The News spoke with psychiatry professor James Swain to talk about the implications of his research for fathers and their children.
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At Peabody, the Samurai re-examined

March 31, 2015 • 0
On Saturday at the Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History, visitors watched as experts in traditional Japanese sword drawing and modern Japanese martial arts performed.
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Students, excited but cautious, respond to SEAS donation

March 27, 2015 • 0
All students interviewed were ecstatic about the announcement, but many were careful to temper their enthusiasm — even with the donation, CS at Yale is far from where it needs to be, they said.
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In MH&C, the session limit does not exist

March 27, 2015 • 0
As students and administrators focus on the state of Yale’s mental health resources, questions of availability have become particularly contentious — namely, whether students are allowed more than 12 visits to Mental Health & Counseling per year. The short answer is yes, they are.
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PA students and alumni oppose online degree

March 27, 2015 • 0
The majority of current and recently graduated physician associates at the Yale School of Medicine are opposed to the creation of an online version of their degree, according to a poll conducted by a recent graduate of the program.