Med school expands downtown

A new downtown construction project will provide the School of Medicine with eagerly awaited laboratory space. Slated to begin construction in 2011, the new Downtown Crossing Project will replace the Route 34 highway between the North and South Frontage Roads with ten acres of offices, laboratory buildings and eateries that will create much-needed spaces for […]

Sci-Tech

Undergrads study at Yale med school

Aspiring doctors can now spend a semester and summer at the Yale School of Medicine during their undergraduate years. Next semester the School of Medicine’s Child Study Center will launch the revamped Yale Directed Research Program — a semester of study and a summer internship at the Child Study Center that allows undergraduate students to […]

Sci-Tech

Audubon district cite conflict with University Properties

Walking through the Audubon district of New Haven, just before the Peabody Museum of Natural History on Whitney Ave., passersby will notice the advertisements lining the windows of vacant storefronts. Indicating retail spaces for rent, these shuttered spaces are part of a growing trend in the historical district of the Elm City and now, local […]

City

School of Medicine turns 200

The Yale School of Medicine is celebrating its 200th birthday this weekend, making it the sixth oldest medical school in the nation. After two centuries of medical education, the School of Medicine has grown quickly from a small school devoted to anatomy and chemistry to one of the world’s leading medical institutions. The School of […]

Sci-Tech

Corporate to Koffee

Ethics, Politics & Economics major Duncan Goodall ’95 abandoned corporate America in 2001 to buy the coffee shop he studied in as an undergraduate — Koffee on Audobon. Goodall said he had planned to use his Yale education to join a consulting firm and enter “big corporate America” — and never thought he would end […]

City

PDD approval process challenged

A New Haven resident and Yale alumnusis trying to stop the University from building its new School of Management campus. Local dentist Joe Tagliarini ’83filed an appeal Monday to New Haven Superior court Judge Thomas Corradino against the Planned Development District (PDD) that allows for the construction of the SOM’s future home. Tagliarini, whose house […]

City

Trainers wrestle for use of Payne Whitney

For the first time next month, Yalies will be able to select personal fitness training provided by Payne Whitney Gymnasium officials. But two students who recently began their own training business say they’re being muscled out. [ydn-legacy-photo-inline id=”6233″ ] Both Payne Whitney and the student start-up began designing separate training programs this fall, without each […]

City

Family and furniture drive Yalie

Kerry Triffin ’67 GRD ’70 finds poetry in his furniture business. “It’s interesting,” said the former creative writing student. “There’s a chance for lyricism instead of just prose.” [ydn-legacy-photo-inline id=”6722″ ] [ydn-legacy-photo-inline id=”6723″ ] [ydn-legacy-photo-inline el_id=”15039″ ] [ydn-legacy-photo-inline el_id=”15038″ ] Since attending Yale College and studying at the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Triffin […]

City

YCC | Murong Yang ’12, UOFC chair

After two years as a member of the Undergraduate Organizations Funding Committee and the director of capital equipment, Murong Yang ’12 says she has enough experience to take the lead. Yang said she aims to help organizations get more funding by making the process of applying online more convenient and clarifying the complex funding application […]

University

Faith rallied Vietnamese after Katrina

The church can be used as way to mobilize a community, even a once-politically apathetic group such as the Vietnamese in New Orleans, a priest argued at a Chaplain’s Tea on Wednesday. “You can work elsewhere to make a living, or you can work with us [the parish] and make history,” said Father Vien Nguyen […]

City

Bioethics Society cultivates student interests

When Alissa Wassung ’10 ventured into her first bioethics class in 2008, she had no idea that reading “Dying Well” — Ira Byock’s book on end-of-life care — would lead her to work in a Connecticut hospice, perform HIV/AIDS outreach in South Africa and revive Yale’s Bioethics Society for undergraduates in 2008 with Blair Benham-Pyle […]

Sci-Tech