EVENTS, FACULTY & ADMINISTRATION
IRIS, YSPH host community discussion on climate-induced migration

The talk focused on the serious impacts of climate change on forced displacement on an international, national and local scale.

Two MCDB professors among 14 Yale faculty members elected to American Academy of Arts & Sciences

Recently elected to the Academy of Arts and Sciences, Ronald Breaker and Akiko Iwasaki, professors in the Department of Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology, have both made significant contributions to their respective fields of RNA research and immunology.

A headshot each of Breaker and Iwasaki side-by-side.
PROFILES: Prominent Asian researchers in STEM at Yale

The News conducted interviews with three prominent Asian American researchers and professors at Yale, who have each contributed tremendously to science.

Yale SEAS announces diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging committee

In the coming months, the committee, which Miller is leading, will be reviewing individual DEI action plans provided by each department within SEAS in hopes of creating an integrated DEIB plan with action steps over the next five years.

Rachael Roettenbacher named 51 Pegasi b Fellow

Rachael Roettenbacher, a postdoctoral fellow at the Yale Center for Astronomy and Astrophysics, was named a 51 Pegasi b Fellow by the Heising-Simons Foundation at […]

Navajo tribal citizen Patricia Nez Henderson speaks at SHEA event

On April 8, STEM and Health Equity Advocates at Yale, or SHEA, invited Patricia Nez Henderson SPH ’94 MED ’00 to discuss diverse perspectives on […]

Former Yale math professor László Lovász receives prestigious Abel Prize

On March 17, former Yale professor and Hungarian mathematician László Lovász was awarded the Abel Prize — a prestigious award in mathematics that is considered […]

Lovász gives a talk in a collared shirt.
New lung disease center opens in North Haven

Yale New Haven Hospital’s Winchester Center for Lung Disease opened on Tuesday. The state-of-the-art facility will serve as a comprehensive pulmonary center for lung health. […]

Carcinogen found in hand sanitizer distributed by Yale

On March 26, students, faculty and staff were notified in an email from Yale’s Environmental Health & Safety Department, or EHS, that benzene, a substance […]

Reina Maruyama speaks at STEM and Social Inclusion Event

Reina Maruyama, associate professor of physics and astronomy, spoke at the third event of the STEM and Social Inclusion lecture series on Tuesday. Organized by […]

Organizations, healthcare providers advocate to expand Medicaid eligibility to undocumented immigrants

On March 11, Connecticut’s Human Services Committee held a 12-hour hearing to discuss S.B. 956 — a bill that would make health care coverage available […]