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“The incredible thing about this mission is that, in a way, we’re going through space to learn about the core of our own planet.” — Yale geophysics professor David Bercovici

New NASA mission to visit a metal asteroid

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The principal architect for the Yale School of Music's new Adams Center highlights the importance of preserving Hendrie Hall's grand staircase. #insideYSM
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01/20/2017 at 20:00. Facebook
60 years ago, the “Prayer Pilgrimage for Freedom” became the first large-scale gathering of African-Americans in the nation's capital. For the first time, Yale University Art Gallery is exhibiting Lee Friedlander’s photographs of this critical—yet generally neglected—moment in civil rights history.

The gallery is always free and open to the public.

‘Let Us March On’: Photos of 1957 civil rights march

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01/20/2017 at 15:21. Facebook
President Abraham Lincoln’s second inaugural ball was a fête to behold. Smithsonian Magazine interviewed Yale historian Paul Freedman for a deep dive into the menu of what became a messy affair.

Document Deep Dive: The Menu From President Lincoln’s Second Inaugural Ball

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01/19/2017 at 19:59. Facebook
#TBT Pictured at left is the staircase of the Yale School of Music's Hendrie Hall from the turn of the 20th century, when it was home to Yale Law School. The new Adams Center for Musical Arts opened this week after a two year building project, which greatly expanded the school's space while preserving much of Hendrie Hall's history. #insideYSM

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01/19/2017 at 13:00. Facebook
As languages vanish, we lose a wealth of knowledge about history, culture, the natural environment, and the human mind. Yale faculty are working to document endangered languages like Bardi, which is spoken in the northern reaches of Western Australia and has fewer than five active speakers. #wef17
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01/18/2017 at 20:00. Facebook
President Salovey joined Yale alumni at the World Economic Forum’s Annual Meeting yesterday. Yale co-hosted an event with the Smithsonian focused on the important role the humanities and cultural heritage play in creating a balanced world view and preparing the next generation of world leaders. #wef17
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01/18/2017 at 08:05. Facebook
President Salovey is live from #wef17 with the Smithsonian's Richard Kurin, talking about the importance of arts and the #humanities.
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01/17/2017 at 21:13. Facebook
The arts and #humanities help us to discover what is meaningful, what matters, and who we are as individuals, communities, and societies. They help our students learn to grapple with uncertainty in today’s complex landscape, value diversity, and appreciate the shared history that connects us all. We asked Yale alumni and Smithsonian cultural leaders to share their thoughts on the humanities....
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01/17/2017 at 13:00. Facebook
We’re spotlighting the Kilpatrick Collection of Cherokee Manuscripts, housed at the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, at the World Economic Forum this year. A crowd-sourced transcription project supported by the Yale Digital Humanities Lab is making these Cherokee-language papers—and the historical details they contain—accessible to a new generation of scholars and citizens around the...
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01/16/2017 at 19:30. Facebook
We’re bringing Photogrammar on the road this week to the World Economic Forum to show how digital humanities projects at Yale shed new light on our cultural heritage. Photogrammar, the brainchild of Yale Prof. Laura Wexler, brings to life a trove of 170,000 photographs taken in the U.S. between 1935 and 1945. Can anyone guess where this photo was taken? See if you can find it on the...
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01/16/2017 at 13:00. Facebook
Yesterday marked what would have been the 88th birthday of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King ’64 Hon. LL.D, who celebrated his 30th birthday at Yale in 1959, after addressing more than 2,000 members of the Yale and New Haven community in Woolsey Hall.

Find the Yale community’s commemorations of the life and legacy of Dr. King at mlk.yale.edu #MLKYale
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01/15/2017 at 20:00. Facebook
“A fundamental question in studying development is: ‘How come India isn’t like California?’ Its people are just as smart. It’s a democracy. So what are the barriers?” — Yale economist Mark Rosenzweig

Studying growth in low-income nations: Q&A with Mark Rosenzweig

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01/15/2017 at 13:00. Facebook
How 14-year-old Haad Khwaja beat the odds to survive brain cancer.
“Examining the past through the fossil record actually allows us to better predict future extinctions.” — Yale researcher Matt Davis

Ice Age ‘skeleton crew’ offers insights for today’s endangered species

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Congratulations to Yale School of Nursing professor Jacquelyn Taylor on receiving the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers. Dr. Taylor is the third nurse scientist in history to receive the award. She researches genetic factors in the high rates of hypertension among African-American women.

Yale Prof. Jacquelyn Taylor receives Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists & Engineers

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One of the most magnificent spaces in the Yale School of Music's new Adams Center, which opens on Tuesday, is the orchestra rehearsal room. The principal architect explains the spaces made possible through the building's expansion. #insideYSM
The Yale community will commemorate the life and legacy of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King ’64 Hon. LL.D with a series of programs which are free and open to the public, including a keynote address by civil rights icon Diane Nash on Jan. 25, programs this weekend at the Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History, and special exhibits at the Yale University Art Gallery, Yale University Library, and...
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Yale honors life & legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.

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Researchers at the Canine Cognition Center at Yale are on to something. They have figured out how to tap into the willingness of dogs’ human companions to support their studies. Enthusiastically.

To Rate How Smart Dogs Are, Humans Learn New Tricks

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Reducing hospital readmissions rates has become a national priority, and a Yale School of Medicine study found that financial penalties led to lower rates.

When it comes to reducing hospital readmissions, financial penalties work

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