Dec 8th, 2012
10:11 pm
December 8th, 2012 | University
Miller weighs in on 2012 Mayan apocalypse

Using the imminent Dec. 21, 2012 apocalypse as an excuse to put off studying for your econ final? Well you might want to think again, because according to prominent Mayan scholar and Yale College Dean Mary Miller, the world will not end in 2012. “I’m no seer, but I am confident that December 22 will […]

Nov 27th, 2012
1:00 pm
November 27th, 2012 | University
Miller to award eight junior faculty members

Tonight, Yale College Dean Mary Miller will recognize the eight recipients of the Greer, Heyman and Poorvu prizes, which are awarded annually to recognize the accomplishments of untenured ladder faculty members. The Greer Prize is awarded to faculty members in the natural or social sciences for exceptional research or publication, while the Heyman Prize is […]

Nov 2nd, 2012
4:38 pm
November 2nd, 2012 | University
Applications for McChrystal seminar open

Applications for “Leadership,” the seminar taught by retired four-star general Stanley McChrystal have been released. The Jackson Institute for Global Affairs emailed student in its graduate and undergraduate global affairs concentrations this morning with details about the seminar and a link to the online application. McChrystal, who served as the commander of American forces in […]

Oct 24th, 2012
4:08 pm
October 24th, 2012 | University
Graduate School unveils new concentration

With the help of a $1.95 million grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the Graduate School will offer a new concentration for PhD students entitled “Technologies of Knowledge” next spring. Part of the grant’s broader aim to enhance humanities education at Yale, the new concentration will provide 12 third-year doctoral students with an additional […]

Oct 10th, 2012
12:18 pm
October 10th, 2012 | University
Yale alum wins Nobel Prize

Earlier today, Brian Kobilka MED ’81 was one of two American scientists awarded the 2012 Nobel Prize in Chemistry. He will share the prize with his former mentor, Robert Lefkowitz, a professor of biochemistry at Duke University. Kobilka and Lefkowitz have made significant progress in unraveling the workings of G-protein coupled receptors (GPCRs), a large […]

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