City | 12:08 am | August 15, 2012 | By Liliana Varman

Shake Shack likely to open in September

The Shack Shack construction site on Chapel St. across from the New Haven Green.

New Haven will have to wait slightly longer than expected before the opening of Shake Shack’s first Elm City location. The restaurant is tentatively scheduled to open in early September, said Steve Gubbins, the superintendent of the construction site at 986 Chapel Street that will soon house the burger joint, on Monday afternoon. That opening »

University | 8:37 pm | March 18, 2012 | By Liliana Varman

Two FES professors given named professorships


Two Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies faculty have been granted named professorships, the environment school announced in a press release on Friday. Xuhui Lee, whose research focuses on the “exchanges of radiation, heat, water, and trace gases between vegetation and the atmosphere,” will become the Sara Shallenberger Brown Professor of Meteorology. John Wargo »

Sci-Tech | 1:05 pm | February 28, 2012 | By Liliana Varman

Office of Sustainability releases 2011 progress report


Yale is currently on track to meet the goals outlined in its 2010-2013 Sustainability Strategic Plan, according to an annual progress report released Monday by the Office of Sustainability. The report tracks progress made during the 2011 fiscal year, which ended on June 30, 2011. (Click here to read the report in full.) The University »

University | 8:49 pm | November 3, 2011 | By Liliana Varman

Bomford joins on as leader of YSFP

Mark Bomford brings his experience at the University of British Columbia to his new post as head of the Yale Sustainable Food Project.

Mark Bomford grew up in a farming community in Canada. Now he’s coming to oversee an American farm as director of the Yale Sustainable Food Project, the University announced in a press release earlier this week. A native of the Canadian Great Plains, Bomford comes to Yale from the University of British Columbia. During his »

Uncategorized | 2:33 pm | April 18, 2011 | By Liliana Varman

Malloy’s commissioner picks face confirmation

Governor Dannel P. Malloy’s picks to run the Connecticut departments of Correction and Social Services are facing legislative confirmation hearings, the Associated Press reported. The Connecticut General Assembly’s Executive and Legislative Nomination Committee has planned a public hearing for April 19. During the hearing, Leo Arnone, the nominee to run Connecticut’s prisons agency, and Roderick »