Nov 25th, 2013
1:54 am
November 25th, 2013 | Sci-Tech
Last director appointed at West Campus

Six years after its founding, Yale’s West Campus has filled its sixth and last remaining directorship with the naming of Christine Jacobs-Wagner as director of the Microbial Diversity Institute.

Nov 1st, 2013
1:40 pm
November 1st, 2013 | Sci-Tech
Yale researcher boycotts NASA conference over ban on Chinese scientists

Wang, who is from southern China, came to Fischer after finding out weeks before that he had been denied a place at the conference, to be held at a NASA facility in California. A NASA official explained to Fischer that a public law had been passed in March forbidding NASA from permitting Chinese officials on its properties.

Oct 22nd, 2013
1:12 am
October 22nd, 2013 | Sci-Tech, University
Salovey appointed to Institute of Medicine

The IOM cited Salovey for developing the concept of emotional intelligence – how not only intellectual, but also emotional skills can guide thinking and decision-making. Also mentioned was Salovey’s current research, which examines how effective communication can influence people to modify behaviors correlated to cancer and HIV/AIDS. Other studies by Salovey and others have already been used to address how public health officials might more broadly educate the public on disease prevention and detection.

Oct 9th, 2013
2:34 pm
October 9th, 2013 | University
Mobile streaming, expanded DVR

Tivli, the online TV streaming service Yale uses, announced last Wednesday it would rename its company and rebrand services as Philo.

Oct 7th, 2013
12:58 pm
October 7th, 2013 | University
Rothman wins Nobel

“It was just a question of which year.”

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