Category: Yale

Lloyd Reynolds and the founding of the Economic Growth Center

Lloyd Reynolds, EGC, and the development of Development Economics  by Lisa Qian October 8, 2020 Lloyd Reynolds (far left) and other EGC affiliates meet in a workshop seminar of the…

YLS Rule of Law Clinic publishes guides to protect voters from intimidation

Students from the Peter Gruber Rule of Law Clinic (ROLC) at Yale Law School, in conjunction with Campaign Legal Center (CLC), have published comprehensive guides for key states to protect…

Device offers a promising treatment for AFib with few adverse risks

On Oct. 22, Yale New Haven Hospital’s atrial fibrillation program became the first institution in Connecticut to successfully implant a new, left atrial appendage (LAA) closure device that doctors said…

Testing sewage can provide an early warning of COVID-19 outbreaks

It may not look or smell pretty, but “sewage is really a gold mine for information,” says Jordan Peccia, a Yale professor of chemical and environmental engineering. The ooze can…

Harvard and Yale take friendly rivalry to the ballot box

Yale’s graduate students have a history of competing with their colleagues at Harvard. Now they can add exercising their civic rights to the long-standing rivalry. Part voter drive and part…

Dr. Anthony Fauci launches YIGH Global Health Conversation Series webinar

It was a Zoom “standing room only” with an overflow to a Facebook live stream yesterday when Anthony Fauci. M.D., appeared as the first guest of the Yale Institute for…

‘Mapping the New Politics of Care’ details health needs across U.S.

An interdisciplinary team of researchers at Yale and Columbia universities today unveiled an interactive map that guides policy makers and the public in deploying health care workers to communities most…

Yale finds neuron behind fatal anorexia, and solution in high-fat diet

Researchers have long known that many people (mostly women) suffering from anorexia face a high risk of death. But, until now, they didn’t know what causes the eating disorder to…

Racial disparity in police shootings unchanged over 5 years

Over the past five years there has been no reduction in the racial disparity in fatal police shooting victims despite increased use of body cameras and closer media scrutiny, according…

Ming Cho Lee, acclaimed set designer and YSD professor emeritus

Ming Cho Lee, an innovative and influential designer who created sets for hundreds of plays, dance works and operas, and whose ideas continue to influence the field, died on Friday…