Sci-Tech | 2:28 pm | October 25, 2011 | By Marcus Moretti

Alumnus wins TED fellowship

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Jimmy Lin ’01 is one of 25 winners of the annual TED Fellowship for the organization he founded, Rare Genomics Institute (RGI), TED announced today. Lin started the nonprofit six months ago as a way to help patients with rare diseases pay for expensive genome sequencing and use the results for diagnosis and treatment. To »

Uncategorized | 6:05 pm | April 20, 2011 | By Marcus Moretti

Comedian Martin ’95 ‘dove in’ Yale

Demetri Martin ’95 once put on a gorilla suit and ran hooting around Spring Fling. Now he gets paid to make jokes and cartoons. The New Haven Advocate recently profiled Martin, revealing a little bit about what he was like as a Yale undergrad. “When I arrived [at Yale], I dove in headfirst,” he told »

Uncategorized | 3:18 pm | April 15, 2011 | By Marcus Moretti

Book collecting prizes announced

The results of the 2011 Adrian Van Sinderen Book Collecting Prize are in. Austin Shiner ’11 won the Senior Prize, which in addition to supreme bragging rights consists of a $1,000 check. The Sophomore Prize, a $750 check, went to Matthew Dernbach ’13. Second Prize, a $500 check, went to Thomas Burns. The prizewinners’ dinner »