Uncategorized | 4:48 pm | January 13, 2011 | By Aliyya Swaby

Biodesign Institute to be open in 2012

Yale announced the creation of a new Biodesign Institute on West Campus to be open in early 2012, according to a press release today. The institute will integrate biology and engineering to explore how nanoscale living and material systems work and it will be housed in the B-24 building at West Campus. James Rothman, chair »

Uncategorized | 4:39 pm | December 13, 2010 | By Aliyya Swaby

Schlessinger named first director of new Cancer Biology Institute

Chair of Pharmacology Joseph Schlessinger will be the first director of Yale’s new Cancer Biology Institute located on West Campus, the Yale Cancer Center announced today. Schlessinger, who will retain his position as pharmacology department chair, will split his time as director between West Campus in West Haven and the School of Medicine in New »

Uncategorized | 1:30 pm | December 1, 2010 | By Aliyya Swaby

Yalie AIDS activists make Times

Two Yalies, Gregg Gonsalves ’11 and David Carel ’13, were featured in an article in today’s print edition of the New York Times for their roles in recent protests against President Barack Obama and White House officials to lobby for global AIDS funding. The protests are representative of a new type of college activism, headed »

Uncategorized | 3:28 am | November 29, 2009 | By Aliyya Swaby and Baobao Zhang

Librarian recants doubts on authorship of “Serenity Prayer”

More than a year after Yale librarian Fred Shapiro publicly called into question the origins of the Serenity Prayer, a quotation customarily attributed to Reinhold Niebuhr ’14 GRD ’15, new evidence suggests that Niebuhr was in fact the source of the famous saying, the New York Times reported Friday. Shapiro is the editor of the »

Uncategorized | 1:51 am | November 27, 2009 | By Aliyya Swaby

Korean court upholds “Shin-gate” sentence

South Korea’s Supreme Court on Thursday upheld the 18-month prison sentence of Shin Jeong-ah, former professor at Dongguk University in South Korea who falsely claimed to have received her doctorate at Yale, according to an article in the Korea Times. “Given the evidence, the accused apparently fabricated the diploma,” the court ruling said. “By doing »