Month: December 2016

Female Doctors Outperform Male Counterparts, Get Paid Less

Hospitalized patients with Medicare are slightly less likely to die or be readmitted within 30 days if they’re treated by a female doctor rather tha… Read more: Public Health, Healthcare, The Washington Post, Harvard University, Doctor, The Scope, Holistic Health, Healthy Living News Source: Huff Ivy League

‘I’m very lucky to represent’ Harvard

‘I’m very lucky to represent’ Harvard

Highlighting one victory in a long season isn’t really the modus operandi for Harvard men’s basketball coach Tommy Amaker. But after the Crimson defeated Boston College, 74-66, at Conte Forum recently, the significance of the win crept in as his players crowded around the coach in the locker room, jumped […]

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Financial aid office to increase support for low-income students

Director of Financial Aid Caesar Storlazzi announced today that Yale will further expand the financial aid initiatives rolled out earlier this year designed to support low-income students. The financial aid initiative launched earlier this year included start-up funds for students with the highest financial need and a reduction of the […]

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Yale admits 17 percent of early applicants

The Office of Undergraduate Admissions welcomed the largest group of admitted early action students in Yale’s history on Thursday, inviting 871 students who applied through the Early Action program to join the Class of 2021. The admitted students represent 17.1 percent of a pool of 5,086 early applicants. Additionally, 53 […]

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Why Risky Behavior Declines With Age

Older folks tend not to engage as much in risky behavior as teenagers and young adults do. You might call that wisdom or learned experience. But this … Read more: Psychology, Teens, Yale University, New York University, Nature Communications, Trinity College, Hartford, Connecticut, Aging Associated Diseases, Senior Living, Livescience, Healthy […]

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Princeton Swim Team Suspended For ‘Misogynistic And Racist’ Emails

You can now add Princeton’s swim team to the growing list of college sports teams that have had sexist and offensive email chains come to light in t… Read more: Sexism, Swimming, Harvard University, Princeton University, Women News Source: Huff Ivy League