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Keep calm and carillon

December 5, 2018

As an undergrad, Joey Brink ’11 was not only a star carillonneur on campus, his senior project focused on modernizing the centuries-old art of bell-ringing.

Junior faculty receive Poorvu prize for excellence in teaching

December 5, 2018

This year’s recipients of the annual Poorvu Family Fund for Academic Innovation are Laura Barraclough, Dylan Gee, and Madhu Venkadesan.

From sourdough to kimchi, students explore the world of fermentation

December 4, 2018

The “Fermentation Intensive” put on by Tsai CITY and the Yale Landscape Lab this fall offered hands-on insights into the science — and art — of fermented foods.

YSPH alumna appointed top health official in Bhutan

December 4, 2018

Dechen Wangmo ’07 M.P.H. has been appointed Minister of Health by newly elected Prime Minister Lotay Tshering, the lone woman among 10 new cabinet members.

Schiffer announces next steps in advancing key science priorities at Yale

December 4, 2018

The announcement follows President Peter Salovey’s response last week to recommendations from the University Science Strategy Committee.

New English course lineup gives students broader literary exposure

December 4, 2018

Core courses in English now include four seminars designed “to offer the best and the most balanced introduction to the traditions of writing in English.”

Science journalist Margonelli to discuss ‘Small Termites and Big Ideas’

December 3, 2018

Science journalist Lisa Margonelli will come to Yale on Thursday, Dec. 6 to talk about her new book, “Underbug: An Obsessive Tale of Termites and Technology.”

Mitchell cites gerrymandering, dark money as greatest threats to democracy

December 3, 2018

In a Dec. 1 Kerry Conversation, John Kerry and former Senator George Mitchell addressed topics including Brexit, Irish peace, and political polarization.

In photos, George H.W. Bush at Yale

December 3, 2018

From his undergraduate days through his visits to campus as a retired U.S. president, YaleNews highlights photos of George H.W. Bush ’48 at Yale.

Yale senior and an alumna to study in China as Schwarzman Scholars

December 3, 2018

Senior Clara Ma ’19 and alumna Seyoung Lee ’16 are among the individuals named Schwarzman Scholars, one of the world’s most prestigious graduate fellowships.