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Collins GRD ’74 confirmed as NIH director

The Senate on Friday unanimously confirmed Francis Collins GRD ’74 as the next director of the National Institutes of Health. “Dr. Collins will be an […]

Eli nominated to head National Institutes of Health

President Barack Obama on Wednesday nominated the renowned geneticist Francis Collins GRD ’74 to lead the National Institutes of Health. If confirmed, Collins, whom Obama […]

First swine flu death in Connecticut

Following a brief hospitalization, a woman from Waterbury died of swine flu on Tuesday, the Connecticut Department of Public Health announced today. The woman was […]

Yale doctor: Fear your skinny jeans!

Should skinny jeans be worn only in moderation? Regardless of what the fashion police might decree, one Yale doctor definitely agrees. In an ABC News […]

2009 honorary degree recipients: the official list

After some evening thunderstorms on Sunday, we’re left with overcast skies here in New Haven for the University’s 308th Commencement.  (Phew.)  Curious about who’s going […]

Buckley urges graduates to look beyond recession

Christopher Buckley ’75 drew laughs at this afternoon’s Class Day ceremony where he addressed the — as he put it, “darned smart and really good-looking” […]

Levin: Uncertainty creates opportunity

“Prove this time of crisis is also a time of opportunity,” University President Richard Levin urged members of the class of 2009 at this afternoon’s […]

Eli said to be top candidate to run NIH

Francis Collins GRD ’74 is the lead candidate for the top position at the National Institutes of Health, according to a Bloomberg News report. If […]

On swine flu, ‘no news is good news,’ Lorimer says

Commencement should not be affected by the swine flu outbreak, Vice President and Secretary Linda Lorimer said today in an e-mail to the community. No […]

Univ. launches global health initiative

The University on Wednesday announced the creation of the Yale Global Health Initiative, the first offshoot of the newly created Jackson Institute of Global Affairs. […]

Swine flu confirmed in New Haven County

Swine flu has finally come to New Haven County.Gov. M. Jodi Rell announced this afternoon that 11 new cases of the H1N1 virus have been […]