Jessica Pevner
Staff Reporter
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Yale researchers identify fossils using machine learning

In recent years, machine learning has risen in popularity as an exciting frontier in data science. This type of statistical technique can be leveraged to […]

Yale study quantifies effect of eviction on poverty

In 2017, Princeton professor and sociologist Matthew Desmond won a Pulitzer Prize for his book “Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City.” The book […]

Yale study evaluates racial disparity in kidney transplants

More than 100,000 people in the United States currently await a kidney transplant, according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. For many […]

Nobel-winning physicist visits Yale

2016 Nobel Prize in Physics recipient Duncan Haldane discussed the future of quantum mechanics at the 2019 Schultz Prize Lecture on Thursday. Hosted by the […]

Student-built satellite to launch into space

On March 14, a group of Yale students learned some stellar news — NASA selected their satellite to be launched into space. The announcement marks […]

Edward Zigler, “Father of Head Start”, dies at 88

Edward F. Zigler, Yale Sterling professor emeritus of psychology known as the “Father of Head Start,” passed away last Thursday in his North Haven home. He was 88.

Study examines trends in health care

The rising cost of health care is a constant conversation in national rhetoric — according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the average […]

Yale startup matches students to jobs

Three years ago, aiming to increase access to career opportunities, Eric Ho ’16 and Andrew Myers ’18 started RippleMatch. RippleMatch’s approach involves the use of […]

Yale Institute for Global Health announces first director

Earlier this week, the Yale Institute for Global Health — which was established in 2018 — announced its inaugural director, vaccine expert Saad B. Omer. […]

YData course begins inaugural semester

On the morning of Jan. 14, students filled all 155 seats in the Luce auditorium, while others sat on the stairwells and some even stood […]

Tsai CITY continues to develop offerings

At a university with 300 years of history and tradition, the Tsai Center for Innovative Thinking at Yale seeks to inspire students to change the […]