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October 3, 2014
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Taking the measure of monsoons — from New Haven

Rain or shine, it’s always monsoon season for William Boos. From his meteorological lair on Science Hill, Boos calmly monitors fluid dynamics and atmospheric depressions thousands of miles away. Volatile forces of nature in far-off places are his specialty.

February 18, 2014
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Personal Health Linked to Students’ Academic Success

Health interventions can contribute to academic achievement There is a strong relationship between a student’s personal health and their academic achievement in school, new research by Yale University suggests. The study found that school, home and community environments that promote … Continue reading

January 11, 2014
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Dead Star and Distant Black Holes Dazzle in X-Rays

Two new views from NASA’s Nuclear Spectroscopic Telescope Array, or NuSTAR, showcase the telescope’s talent for spying objects near and far. One image shows the energized remains of a dead star, a structure nicknamed the “Hand of God” after its … Continue reading

January 9, 2014
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New mayor reflects on ‘exciting and innovative’ New Haven

Toni Nathaniel Harp ’78 M.Env.D., first came to New Haven — a place known as America’s first planned city — in 1976, to study environmental and physical planning at the Yale School of Architecture.  She remained in the city after … Continue reading

February 18, 2013
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‘To the Mountaintop’: Journalist Discusses Social Justice Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow

Award-winning journalist, activist, and author Charlayne Hunter-Gault told a packed audience at Yale that lessons learned from the civil rights movement still have relevance for current and future generations. Hunter-Gault delivered a lecture titled “Social Justice, Equity, and Public Health” … Continue reading

January 27, 2013
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In conversation: George Daniel Mostow, geometer of the Nth dimension

In awarding Yale’s George Daniel Mostow its 2013 Wolf Foundation Prize in mathematics — one of the field’s premier global awards — the foundation offered this crisp assessment: “Few mathematicians,” it said, “can compete with the breadth, depth, and originality … Continue reading

November 23, 2012
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Revisiting Sex and Intimacy after Cancer

Two Yale doctors are using herbs, prescriptions, counseling and lifestyle advice to treat problems many women have been embarrassed to talk about—and improving their quality of life. Noa Benjamini’s natural optimism didn’t flag when she was diagnosed with uterine cancer. … Continue reading

September 24, 2012
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Student’s Summer Internship Taught Her the Value of Elm Trees

Michelle Bayefsky hopes that London’s future will be filled with elm trees. The Yale junior spent part of her summer in that city helping to ensure that will be the case. An International Bulldogs Internship allowed Bayefsky the opportunity to … Continue reading