Caitlin Westerfield
Staff Reporter
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New Haven, Yale prepare to march for science

New Haven will join more than 500 cities around the world this Saturday in the March for Science, a global movement that will celebrate and […]

Dean’s Office releases roadmaps for majors

The Yale College Dean’s Office recently announced plans to release roadmaps for College majors, in an effort to make academic decisions easier for students.

Study sheds light on role of DNA2 in DNA repair

A biochemical analysis study has discovered a new role for the DNA2 enzyme. The research, which was completed in the lab of Patrick Sung, professor […]

Tanning bed addiction linked to alcoholism

New research from the Yale School of Public Health uncovered a link between people suffering from an addiction to indoor tanning and those who suffer […]

Conn. Emerging Infections Program receives $14 million

The Connecticut Emerging Infections Program, a partnership between the Yale School of Public Health and the Connecticut Department of Public Health, has received a five-year, […]

Faculty inducted into science academy

Eleven Yale faculty members have been inducted into the Connecticut Academy of Science and Engineering. The academy honors those who have made significant achievements in […]

Search for new STEM dean begins

The Yale College Dean’s Office is leading a search for a new assistant dean of science and QR to replace Assistant Dean Carl Hashimoto GRD ’86.

Yale grad wins world’s largest engineering award

On Feb. 1, Yale graduate Eric Fossum GRD ’84 was awarded the Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering, a £1 million award that is the largest engineering prize in the world and focuses on honoring engineers whose innovations have benefitted humanity.

Women in STEM applaud Hopper naming decision

Female STEM students and faculty have lauded the choice to honor computer science pioneer Grace Hopper.

Howard Blue, mental health advocate, passes away

Howard Blue, the deputy director of Mental Health and Counseling at Yale Health, died suddenly Monday morning.

YSPH class strengthens community sustainability

A new course at the Yale School of Public Health will teach students to combat climate change through community-based projects.