Sarah Stein
Staff Reporter
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Betts discusses journey from prison to Yale Law

Reginald Dwayne Betts LAW ’16 — an award-winning author and poet, former high school writing teacher and current student at Yale Law School — got his start in an unusual place: Fairfax County Jail, where he spent eight years in prison for carjacking.

City celebrates Lunarfest

Hundreds of New Haven residents attended a parade of colorful puppet lions early Saturday morning, as the city kicked off its celebration of Lunarfest.

Alexion tallies $2.604 billion in revenue

Alexion — a pharmaceutical company that relocated to New Haven on Jan. 19 — announced its 2015 financial results Wednesday morning, revealing revenues of $2.604 billion. With this year-end result, Alexion increased its revenues by 21 percent over the past year, having earned $2.146 billion in 2014. CEO David Hallal said the company expects revenues to continue growing by around 20 percent in the upcoming year.

Three-year sustainability plan comes to a close

Yale began to vocalize its commitment to reducing greenhouse gas emissions in 2005 and released its first three-year sustainability plan in 2010. A similar three-year plan was released in 2013, and now, with that coming to a close, the Office of Sustainability is working to finalize its next set of goals.

Janelle Monáe to headline Spring Fling

Monáe, the first black female artist to headline the annual performance, will be joined by opener Vince Staples, a critically acclaimed rapper from Long Beach, California, and closer, Canadian DJ and record producer A-Trak.

Law school advocates for immigrant rights

At the beginning of January, a group of students and faculty within Yale Law School took on a daunting task: demanding rights for Central American […]

Ambassador to Jordan discusses ISIL threat

Speaking to a packed room of over 100 students and other members of the Yale community, U.S. Ambassador to Jordan Alice Wells addressed the threat of the Islamic State and Jordan’s role in defeating it.

Yalies sweep creative writing award

On Friday, the Norman Mailer Center announced the recipients of the 2015 Creative Non-Fiction Writing Award — and this year, all 10 honorees were former […]

Smaller right hippocampus associated with depression

Clinical depression may be linked to decreased right hippocampal volume, according to a recently published study co-authored by Yale researchers.

iPhone app changes charitable giving

A video game company and an Elm City nonprofit paired up to develop a game that topped the charts on iTunes this month.

New Med School cafe offers healthier fare

Yale Dining officially opened the redesigned Café Med on Sept. 28.