Kayla Yup
Staff Reporter
Kayla Yup covers Science & Social Justice and the Yale New Haven Health System for the SciTech desk. For the Arts desk, she covers anything from galleries to music. She is majoring in Molecular, Cellular & Developmental Biology and History of Science, Medicine & Public Health as a Global Health Scholar.
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Health advocates express concern over YNHHS hospital consolidation

Yale-New Haven Health system is seeking state approval to acquire three new hospitals in northern and central Connecticut to access novel patient populations in Waterbury, Manchester and Rockville. The system hopes to level the playing field with its largest state competitors like Hartford Healthcare.

Behind an empty pedestal: YUAG controversy sparks discourse on Indigenous art

A dispute over purported censorship of a recent exhibit triggered a broader discussion over how museums should handle Indigenous art, pushing the Yale University Art Gallery to adopt advisory groups and new guidelines.

Erasure of Indigenous voices: behind Fazal Sheikh’s “Exposures”

A new, almost-cancelled exhibit at the Yale University Art Gallery both documents and produces conversations about how Indigenous communities are harmed by resource extraction, displacement and environmental racism.

Former School of Medicine administrator sentenced to nine years in prison for stealing $40 million from the University

Jamie Petrone-Codrington, former lead administrator of the Yale School of Medicine’s Department of Emergency Medicine, was sentenced to nine years in prison for fraud and tax offenses connected to her theft of $40 million from the department.

Yale to pay DOJ $308k following fertility clinic allegations, dozens of victims move to sue

Yale entered into a civil settlement agreement with the DOJ to resolve allegations of violations of the Controlled Substances Act. Meanwhile, 65 women have moved forward with a lawsuit against Yale.

Yale launches Superfund Center to address drinking water contamination

Yale launches new Superfund Research Center, to be the first in the country to study 1.4 dioxane — a contaminant linked to cancer and found in drinking water wells throughout Connecticut.

Yale New Haven Hospital System acquires three more hospitals

The system has now signed a $400 million agreement to acquire three hospitals as it faces a second year of historic deficit.

Tickets for YSO Halloween Show go on sale Sunday

The Yale Symphony Orchestra’s Halloween Show is back in full swing, ready to revive their time-honored tradition. As usual, the film and musical score are secret.

Latinx professors at Yale break barriers in STEM

Martha Muñoz, Enrique M. De La Cruz and Daniel Colón Ramos reflect on their journeys in science academia and emphasize commitments toward increasing diversity and representation in education.

Ode to Tomato-eggs

My inner child often escapes. She knows I cannot ground her — college students are tethered to nothing but air. Removed from home, life shifts […]

Yale’s research labs contend with environmental impacts of plastic use

Environmentalists, students and professors say that there is a reason behind heightened single-use plastic consumption in laboratories, but that the sustainability of research practices will remain a critical area to address.