Archive for April, 2018
How to resign gracefully
What to do if, like Amber Rudd, you have no choice but to step down When heads must roll – in business or politics – there [...]
Gitlin, Urry honored with Lamar Faculty Awards
Jay Gitlin ’71, ’74 Mus.M., ’02 Ph.D. and Meg Urry are this year’s recipients of the Howard R. Lamar Faculty Awards, presented by Rahul Prasad [...]
Yale’s ‘remarkable’ collections illuminate the global turbulence of 1968
A new seminar aims to use archival materials and local history to recontextualize a revolutionary past for the revolutionary present.
Ida B. Wells and the lynching of black women
Remembering black women who were lynched is an important step in the long struggle to acknowledge the violent history of racial and gender inequality.
Nordic Skiing Project
By Martha Mesna T'19 The opportunity to participate in an international first-year project was something that I was very excited about when I chose to attend [...]
A reimagined future for sustainable nanomaterials
A Yale-led team hopes to make environmental impact and sustainability a critical part of the design and selection of engineered nanomaterials.
A new formula for creating chemical reactions — with carbs
A novel new approach to glycosylation may have a profound impact on the production of drugs and biochemical probes like antibiotics and Alzheimer’s biomarkers.
Impact: How Yale research, programs, and people effect real-world change
From medical breakthroughs to initiatives that strengthen communities around the globe, Yale’s research, programs, and people are improving the world every day.
Yale discovery of ketamine’s effect on depression is tempered with caution
Thanks to groundbreaking Yale research, ketamine shows huge promise as a treatment for depression — and now PTSD. But it’s not a magic bullet, caution [...]
The simple goal of Daniel Spielman’s complicated work: Make things better
The Henry Ford II Professor of Computer Science and Mathematics, Spielman has used complex algorithms to simplify everything from medical imaging to e-commerce.
Quantum research at Yale makes its mark
Quantum computers could usher in computation speeds that are orders of magnitude faster than today’s supercomputers, and Yale research is making them a reality.
Liberia adopts Yale capstone recommendations for medical education reform
A collaboration between the Liberian government and a capstone course at Yale is helping to rebuild the West African country’s health system.
Trustees conduct 2018 Institutional Assessment
Yale’s trustees are conducting an Institutional Assessment of the university, and are inviting members of the community to share their thoughts.
GHLI aims strengthen innovative health partnerships like Project Last Mile
A Yale partner, Project Last Mile uses The Coca-Cola Company’s logistic and marketing expertise to sustainably improve health systems across Africa.