In Brief


September 10, 2018

Multicultural Block Party will celebrate diversity in the community

The sixth annual Multicultural Block Party will be held from noon to 3:30 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 23 in the courtyard of the Yale Divinity School.

September 4, 2018

John Peters honored with two international awards

Media historian and social theorist John Peters was honored with awards from Ghent University and the International Communication Association.

September 4, 2018

Yale professor joins global forum on biotechnology

Yale School of Medicine Assistant Professor Jennifer Miller has been re-appointed to the World Economic Forum.

August 30, 2018

Yale Kidney Center receives renewed grant funding

The total grant award of $6 million is for the five-year period 2018-2023.

August 20, 2018

Kimberly Yonkers recruited to head psychological medicine at YNNH

Yonkers, a professor of psychiatry at the Yale School of Medicine, is known for her groundbreaking work on the treatment of mood disorders.

August 17, 2018

YLS’s Katie Kraschel named one of ABA’s top 40 young lawyers

Of the awardees — all under 37 or admitted to practice law for a period of five years or less — Kraschel is the only one working in an educational setting.

August 15, 2018

Two Yale physicians honored as emerging leaders in field of aging

Professors Andrew Cohen and Guido Falcone have been awarded the prestigious Paul B. Beeson Emerging Leaders Career Development Award in Aging.

August 14, 2018

Astronomical Society of the Pacific honors Yale’s Pieter van Dokkum

For his work on the “Dragonfly” array, van Dokkum will receive the 2018 Maria and Eric Muhlmann Award on Nov. 10 at the ASP awards gala.

August 14, 2018

Dog adoption event on Broadway Aug. 19

The Robin I. Kroogman New Haven Animal Shelter will be on Broadway Island noon-4 p.m. on Aug. 19.

August 1, 2018

Dermatology professor receives early-career award

Dr. Peggy Myung is one of 18 scientists selected by the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation to receive a Clinical Scientist Development Award.