Traveling farmers bus in cheese

Free milk and string cheese were enough to keep spirits high on Old Campus Friday. Enterprising young farmers from the farmer-owned coop, Organic Valley, visited campus over the weekend as part of their East Coast Generation Organic tour in an effort to raise awareness about sustainable agriculture. Farmers on the tour advocated for specific policy […]

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Biology prof wins award

Microbes — organisms of a microscopic size — may not be very big. But, as Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Professor Nancy Moran will tell you, that doesn’t mean they won’t win you big awards. New research by Moran has begun to explain in detail the complex idea of symbiosis — the function of two organisms […]

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Nursing prof receives award

One Yale professor is changing the face of nursing by teaching her peers about technology. School of Nursing professor Marjorie Funk NUR ’84 GRD ’92 SPH ’92 was awarded the 2011 Distinguished Research Lectureship by the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses last week. The award, given annually since 1982, recognizes nurses who have consistently conducted […]

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Marine planning the talk of F&ES

Communication between marine planning agency needs to be improved, expert Sandra Whitehouse ’81 told students and faculty Monday. A 75-strong crowd gathered at the School of Forestry & Environmental Studies to listen to Whitehouse, who has worked in marine policy and environmental consulting for more than 20 years, emphasise the necessity of science-based decision making […]

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Law School professors talk gun rights

Tempers flared and neurons fired Monday at the Yale Law School, where students and faculty discussed McDonald v. Chicago, a Supreme Court decision on gun rights with “huge historical significance,” as Law School Dean Robert Post LAW ’77 said. The 5–4 decision, handed down in June, extended the right to bear arms, protected by the […]

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Investigative journalist discusses danger, reporting

Brian Ross is not afraid of danger. ABC News’ chief investigative correspondent sat down with nearly 50 people at a Berkeley College Master’s Tea on Tuesday afternoon to discuss his experiences tracking down news around the world and on Wall Street. From jumping out of a hijacked plane to running up against lawsuits, Ross said […]

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