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WATCH LIVE: Vera Wells ’71 on the life and work of Sylvia Ardyn Boone – an eminent scholar of African and women’s art and the first black woman granted tenure at Yale. Wells was in the first Yale College graduating class to include women, and as an undergraduate, she was instrumental in the creation of a residential college seminar for which Boone was first recruited to teach at Yale.

President's Women of Yale Lecture – Vera Wells ’71 B.A. – The Life and Work of Sylvia Ardyn Boone

Vera Wells ’71, will join President Peter Salovey in a conversation about the life and work of Sylvia Ardyn Boone – an eminent scholar of African and women’s...

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A detection device designed and built by Yale Physics Department scientists is narrowing the search for dark matter in the form of axions, a theorized subatomic particle that may make up as much as 80% of the matter in the universe.

Searching for axion dark matter with a new Yale-built device

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02/19/2017 at 20:00. Facebook
#OnThisDay 75 years ago, President Roosevelt signed an executive order leading to the mass incarceration of 120,000 Japanese-Americans. View the student-curated online exhibit at , which combines photos, official documents, and personal letters housed at Manuscripts and Archives, Yale University Library and the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library.

Yale's online exhibit on WWII Japanese-American internment

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02/19/2017 at 13:00. Facebook
Lisa Williamson ’12 MM sings James Weldon Johnson's “Lift Every Voice and Sing,” often called the Black National Anthem, at a concert in the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library.

The Beinecke’s current Harlem Renaissance exhibit highlights treasures from its collection of African American Arts and Letters, which is named in Johnson’s honor. Exhibits at the Beinecke and Yale’s two art...
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02/18/2017 at 20:00. Facebook
Why nursing? Yale School of Nursing student Cecilia Duran '18 explains.
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02/18/2017 at 13:36. Facebook
“If you need language to help you find meaning in what you’re experiencing, [Frederick] Douglass is one of the best places to go.... Read the autobiographies and you will find passages that you would think were in yesterday’s newspapers.” — Yale historian David Blight

Frederick Douglass’ life shines light on contemporary questions

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02/17/2017 at 19:26. Facebook
The Yale School of Music's new Adams Center boasts advanced recording and real-time distance learning technology, both in its classrooms and in the 3-story orchestra rehearsal hall.

“It is here that Yale musicians will grow and mature into the future artists and leaders of the cultural world.” — YSM Dean Robert Blocker

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02/17/2017 at 13:30. Facebook
Two common blood clotting disorders—atrial fibrillation and pulmonary embolism—may commonly occur in the same patients. The findings may suggest a change in routine treatment.

Double trouble? Common clotting conditions linked

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02/16/2017 at 22:09. Facebook
Former Secretary of State John Kerry ’66 will lead Yale's new Kerry Initiative, an interdisciplinary program to tackle pressing global challenges through teaching, research, and international dialogue. Kerry plans to “empower the next generation of idealists and diplomats and activists to be a part of public service and a cause bigger than themselves.”

John Kerry ’66 first Yale Distinguished Fellow for Global Affairs

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02/16/2017 at 14:42. Facebook
Congratulations to Yale School of Music alum Michael Daugherty ’82MMA ’87DMA on receiving three 2017 Grammy Awards for his cello composition, “Tales of Hemingway.” Percussionist David Skidmore ’08MM earned a Grammy as a member of Third Coast Percussion.

Grammy nominees included faculty composer Christopher Theofanidis ’94MMA ’97DMA, bassoonist Martin Kuuskmann ’95PC, and composer Thomas Lloyd...
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Yale Music alumni take home Grammys

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02/15/2017 at 21:29. Facebook
The first recipients of the Windham-Campbell Prizes reflect on that moment, four years ago, when they got the call, and on the lasting impact on their writing careers. The 2017 winners will be announced March 1.

First Windham-Campbell recipients reflect on Yale’s literary prize

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02/15/2017 at 13:30. Facebook
Many young women don't show the classic signs of a heart attack, causing confusion and delays in their emergency medical care. With a grant from Women's Health Research at Yale, Yale School of Medicine's Dr. Erica Spatz is developing a more personalized and precise approach to diagnosis and treatment.

What Kind of Heart Attack? | Yale School of Medicine

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02/14/2017 at 18:41. Facebook
Happy Valentine's Day from Handsome Dan! #boolaboola
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02/14/2017 at 14:14. Facebook
Yale Law School faculty who have weighed in on Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch, and the confirmation process itself, are featured in this round-up of articles from The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Slate.com, Bloomberg, and The Economist.

Yale Law professors on Supreme Court nominee & confirmation process

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The Yale community is celebrating Black History Month, honoring the contributions of African Americans to civil rights, academia, politics, the arts and sciences. Many events and exhibits are free and open to the public.

Yale celebrates Black History Month

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Congratulations to Julian Menzel and Simone Seiver, two Yale College seniors who are among the 36 young U.S. citizens awarded prestigious scholarships for study at the University of Cambridge, funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

Two Yale students are named Gates Cambridge Scholars

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Learn more about Grace Murray Hopper’s life and legacy. #YaleAlumni

Grace Murray Hopper (1906-1992): A legacy of innovation and service

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President Peter Salovey announced today that the university would rename Calhoun College, one of 12 undergraduate residential colleges, to honor one of Yale’s most distinguished graduates, Grace Murray Hopper ’30 M.A., ’34 Ph.D., by renaming the college for her.

Yale to change Calhoun College’s name to honor Grace Murray Hopper

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Heart attacks and cardiac arrest are the leading causes of death in the US, and twice as many sufferers could survive if they received timely medical attention. Yale School of Medicine professor Anthony Tomassoni explains the signs of an impending attack that are often overlooked.

When a heart stops working, time is of the essence

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