1. 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.

  2. David Bercovici and Liza Comita have been announced as co-directors of the Yale Center for Natural Carbon Capture.