Announcements

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Developing the Vision for a New Building

February 25, 2020
Scott Strobel, Provost, announces the charging of two working groups to develop the vision for a new physical science and engineering building.
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Yale’s New Vice Provost for Research ‖ New oversight of the Poorvu Center for Teaching and Learning

February 17, 2020
Scott Strobel, Provost, announces the appointment of Michael Crair, PhD, as Yale’s next vice provost for research effective April 1, 2020, and new oversight of the Poorvu Center for Teaching and Learning by Pericles Lewis.

Investment in Core Facilities

September 20, 2019
Peter Schiffer, Vice Provost for Research, announces that Yale has made more than $4 million in new investments in core facilities supporting science and engineering research, and also filled two new staff positions to support the cores.

Donoghue named Director of the Yale Institute for Biospheric Studies

December 13, 2018
Michael J. Donoghue, Sterling Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, will replace Oswald J. Schmitz, Oastler Professor of Population and Community Ecology, as Director of the Yale Institute for Biospheric Studies (YIBS) beginning January 1, 2019.

Initial Implementation Actions on Science Priorities

December 3, 2018
Peter Schiffer, Vice Provost for Research, announces initial implementations for the science priorities approved by President Salovey. Immediate actions will focus on the recommended cross-cutting priorities and represent substantial commitments by the university to improve internal funding for graduate students to reduce funding pressure on external research grants and to upgrade and refresh existing core facilities.

New University Report Recommends Science Priorities for the Decade Ahead

June 15, 2018
A university committee has made strategic recommendations to bolster Yale’s position as a leading global research university and nurture scientific discoveries with the potential to improve the world. The report recommends bold priorities for investment and changes to organizational structure.

Six Yale professors elected to National Academy of Sciences

May 2, 2018
Six Yale faculty members have been elected to the prestigious National Academy of Sciences (NAS) in recognition of their distinguished and continuing achievements in original research.