October 2017 News

Researchers find a fine time-line between delusion and reality

October 11, 2017
The line between reality and delusion may be just a matter of time, a new Yale study suggests.

Update on the Faculty Excellence and Diversity Initiative

October 11, 2017
Provost Benjamin Polak and Deputy Provost Richard Bribiescas share details of Yale’s progress across four key dimensions.

Noël Valis, expert in Spanish literature, wins Victoria Urbano Award

October 8, 2017
Noël Valis, professor of Spanish, has won the Victoria Urbano Academic Achievement Award, for her work in Hispanic women’s and gender studies.

Collaboration of health care and social services may decrease medical costs

October 6, 2017
A Yale study finds that strengthening and better integrating social services with health care for people in need may improve health outcomes and reduce costs.

Nikhil Malvankar receives NIH Director’s New Innovator Award

October 5, 2017
Yale scientist Nikhil Malvankar has been named a recipient of a National Institutes of Health (NIH) Director’s New Innovator Award.

SOM Insights: Why consumers prefer products made by mistake

October 4, 2017
New research by SOM professor Taly Reich and her collaborators suggests that revealing mistakes in products can enhance consumer preference.

Mystery of breast cancer risk gene solved, 20 years after its discovery

October 4, 2017
Yale scientists have pinpointed the molecular mechanism that allows mutations in the gene that predisposes women to breast cancer.