Campus & Community

Doctor-writer Kunmi Sobowale participates in YSM writers’ workshop

February 2, 2018

Already a published op-ed writer, Sobowale recently tried his hand at narrative writing with the immersive Yale Internal Medicine Residency Writers’ Workshop.

Two Yale teams awarded BioScience Pipeline grants for cancer-fighting tech

February 2, 2018

Founded in 2015, the BioScience Pipeline program enhances biomedical commercialization by providing milestone-based funding of up to $30,000 per project.

Yale Science Building reaches for new heights

February 2, 2018

Slated for completion in 2019, the building was “topped off” in a ceremony including President Salovey and Vice Provost for Research Peter Schiffer on Jan. 31.

Yale senior helps organize New Haven’s latest gun buyback program

February 2, 2018

In Dec. 2017, Rohan Naik ’18 helped organize New Haven’s sixth gun buyback program, which resulted in a record 141 firearms being taken off the streets.

Film director John Lucas hoped to show jailed friends’ ‘complex humanity’

February 1, 2018

At the Whitney, the filmmaker and stars of the documentary “The Cooler Bandits” screened their film and led a discussion on it and the criminal justice system.

Noted activist and artist Faith Ringgold to be honored as Chubb Fellow

February 1, 2018

Educator, artist, and activist Faith Ringgold will visit Yale on Thursday, Feb. 15 as a Chubb Fellow to give a lecture titled, “Anyone Can Fly.”

App that detects depression wins at Tsai CITY Healthcare Hackathon

February 1, 2018

Called “Bene,” the under-development app analyzes vocal and facial responses to prompted questions in order to gauge a user’s psychological state.

Yale names Victoria Chun new director of athletics

February 1, 2018

Victoria M. Chun has been appointed Yale’s director of athletics, physical education, and recreation by President Peter Salovey. She will join Yale on July 1.

Alumna director-turned-theater critic Sara Holdren to speak at Yale Feb. 6

February 1, 2018

Sara Holdren, a Brooklyn-based director and New York magazine’s theater critic, will speak at Yale on Tuesday, Feb. 6, as a Poynter Fellow in Journalism.

The Center for Teaching and Learning celebrates a milestone

February 1, 2018

Founded in 2014, The Center for Teaching and Learning marked the anniversary of its grand opening in Sterling Memorial Library last week.