Month: December 2017

Being A 'Man' In 1962

Cross-posted with TomDispatch.com Sometimes I wonder what school I went to. I mean, I know perfectly well. I attended a place Source: Huff Ivy League

Affiliate to receive up to $70M to accelerate Alzheimer’s research

Affiliate to receive up to $70M to accelerate Alzheimer’s research

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) is expected to award $70 million over five years to three physician-scientists to launch the Alzheimer’s Clinical Trials Consortium (ACTC), which will create a network of 35 Alzheimer’s disease trial sites across the country with the goal of finding new ways to treat or […]

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Fossil Free Yale, Local 33 rally outside Woodbridge

Forty members of Fossil Free Yale and graduate student union Local 33 demanded that Yale disclose its fossil fuel investments and divest from fossil fuel at a protest outside Woodbridge Hall Friday afternoon. Representatives from the two groups delivered signatures from more than 1,000 Yale community members to University President […]

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Yale to announce global health institute

The University plans to formally announce the new Yale Institute of Global Health on Monday, according to Rosalind D’Eugenio, a spokeswoman for the new institute. The Yale Corporation first must vote to approve the initiative, but Yale administrators, including D’Eugenio and Vice President for Global Strategy and Deputy Provost for […]

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New admissions video released

In a seemingly continuous 10-minute shot, Sam Tsui ’11 and Simone Policano ’16 lead a group of people on a tour of Yale’s campus. The video, titled, “That’s Why I Toured Yale” is set to replace the University’s 2010 admissions video and YouTube phenomenon “That’s Why I Chose Yale.” The […]

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Yale carbon charge sets example

As part of a new carbon charge initiative implemented at Yale in September, administrators across the University have received monthly reports on how their buildings’ carbon emissions compare with the rest of Yale’s. At the end of the year, each administrative unit — like the Faculty of Arts and Science, […]

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Libraries, colleges plan de-stressing events for finals

As the end of the semester approaches, libraries and residential colleges are preparing to host events during reading period to help students de-stress and prepare for final exams. Robert B. Haas Family Arts Library will host a therapy dog session on Monday at noon, and Sterling Memorial Library will hold […]

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Former CIA director speaks at Yale

Former CIA Director John Brennan shared his insights on Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election, cybersecurity, counterterrorism and Middle Eastern conflict with a packed room at Linsly-Chittenden Hall on Wednesday evening. The event, co-sponsored by The Politic and the Poynter Fellowship in Journalism, featured a conversation between Brennan […]

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Yale-NUS president visits Yale

Yale-NUS President Tan Tai Yong visited Benjamin Franklin College on Wednesday for a college tea, one stop on a week-long visit to campus designed to continue strengthening the ties between Yale-NUS and its parent institution. During the event, Tan and Head of Benjamin College Charles Bailyn, who were colleagues at […]

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Yalies celebrate Arab culture

Arab Cultural Night, jointly hosted by Yale’s Arab Student Association, Students of Salaam and The Yale Refugee Project, brought members of the New Haven refugee community and members of the Yale community together Wednesday to celebrate Arab culture and art. The event, which took place in the Asian American Cultural […]

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