Dr. Pamela Kunz, Professor at School of Medicine, named 2021 Woman Oncologist of the Year

Women Leaders in Oncology, or WLO, named Dr. Pamela Kunz the 2021 Woman Oncologist of the Year during their annual Leadership Empowerment and Development conference […]

LATINX SPECIAL ISSUE: Marietta Vazquez first Latina named YSM assoc. Dean

Marietta Vazquez ’90, a professor in pediatrics at the Yale School of Medicine, has made strides to connect the medical institution and the community she […]

Yale astronomy professor named director of National Science Foundation’s Division of Astronomical Sciences

Debra Fischer, Eugene Higgins Professor of Astronomy and former Dean of Academic Affairs, was tapped as the next director of the National Science Foundation’s Division […]

‘Everybody’s friend’: School of Medicine Director of Admissions Ayaska Fernando dies at 35

Following a battle with cancer, Yale School of Medicine Director of Admissions Damith “Ayaska” Fernando, 35, passed away on Oct. 2.  Originally from Sri Lanka, […]

Yale Center for Ecosystems and Architecture launches forum

In collaboration with the United Nations Environment Programme, the Yale Center for Ecosystems and Architecture has launched “Beyond Urban Architecture,” a forum for encouraging discussions […]

Yale Professor Marcella Nunez-Smith Honored by the Greater New Haven NAACP

On Thursday, Marcella Nunez-Smith, associate dean of health equity research, was honored by the New Haven community for her long-standing leadership and support in the […]

Yale psychology professor Jennifer Richeson appointed to Biden administration council

Professor Jennifer Richeson was recently appointed as one of thirty leaders in President Biden’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology, or PCAST.  Richeson — who […]

Yale Biological and Biomedical Sciences Diversity and Inclusion Collective expands outreach programs

The Yale Biological and Biomedical Sciences Diversity and Inclusion Collective has launched a slate of outreach initiatives to connect students from community colleges with potential […]

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Yale professors, admin weigh in on biopharma settlements, opioid crisis

Yale experts commented on the opioid crisis and pharmaceutical settlements in interviews with News.

A chart showing the rates of opioid deaths in New Haven, Hamden, Connecticut, and the region on a whole.
Yale’s Solomon Center launches new palliative care policy database

In partnership with the Center to Advance Palliative Care, the Solomon Center introduced a GPS tool to track legislation on palliative care across the country.

Yale Quantum Institute artist-in-residence program welcomes DJ Spooky

Yale Quantum Institute selects multimedia artist Paul D. Miller, known professionally as DJ Spooky, for a yearlong residency to be spent integrating quantum physics with fine arts.