University | 10:14 am | March 23, 2013 | By Clinton Wang

NBC correspondent Bazell to join Yale faculty

Next fall, Yalies will have the opportunity to take classes with award-winning journalist Robert Bazell. Bazell announced earlier yesterday that he will be leaving his position as NBC News’ chief science and health correspondent to serve as an adjunct professor in the Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology Department. Producing over 4,000 reports for the network since »

Sci-Tech | 8:08 pm | February 17, 2013 | By Clinton Wang

Q&A with Richard Flavell, 2013 Vilcek Prize co-winner

Yale School of Medicine immunologists and Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigators Richard Flavell and Ruslan Medzhitov were named winners of the Vilcek Prize for Biomedical Sciences, receiving $100,000 for their work on the role of the immune system in a range of diseases, including Type 2 diabetes. Flavell sat down with the News and spoke »

City | 12:17 am | October 18, 2012 | By Clinton Wang

‘Apple picking’ thief strikes Chapel and High


The Yale community may soon receive another message from Yale Police Chief Ronnell Higgins after a Wednesday night theft attempt broke out just hours after Higgins released an afternoon safety advisory on iPhone theft. Dubbed “apple picking,” the new phenomenon has been on the rise as thieves target iPhone users for robbery attempts. But the »

University | 1:47 am | January 18, 2012 | By Clinton Wang

Soundbites: Joe Miller LAW ’95 edition


Joe Miller LAW ’95 came achingly close to claiming a seat in the U.S. Senate back in the 2010 elections, but fell to incumbent Sen. Lisa Murkowski’s historic write-in campaign. Last night, he swung by the Yale Political Union to explain why he doesn’t want the federal government involved in public education. Below are a »

University | 2:30 pm | October 11, 2011 | By Clinton Wang

Philosophy conference questions everything

Why is this all here? Physicists, theologians and philosophers converged on Yale's campus this weekend to ask that question.

“Why is there something, rather than nothing at all?” This question commanded the attention of physicists, theologians and philosophers as the “why is there anything?” conference visited campus this weekend. From Thursday to Sunday, the invitation-only conference brought a litany of famed professors to the Maurice Greenberg Center and 53 Wall Street for heated debate »