October 2018 News

Across disciplines, Yale forges rich ties to Middle East

October 19, 2018
Yale’s presence in the Middle East — and its own presence at Yale — is opening new avenues of scholarship and public outreach at home and around the globe.

Three is not good company for women job seekers

October 19, 2018
When interviewing women, gatekeepers in charge of hiring are heavily influenced in their decisions by the biases of the employees the woman would work with.

Yale-led team finds missing-in-action MS genes

October 18, 2018
Researchers have found four new genes that act independently as risk factors for the disabling autoimmune disorder multiple sclerosis.

Yale Institute for Global Health honors four faculty with Hecht Awards

October 16, 2018
The Hecht Award honors individuals whose work “will lead to important results … and positive health changes” in Latin America and Africa.

Faculty find human meaning in age of robots at Yale Explores in New York

October 15, 2018
Professors Shelly Kagan, Laurie Santos, and Brian Scassellati explored the impact of AI on relationships, emotional well-being, and identity on Oct. 11.

Yale quantum engineering gets a boost from DOE grant

October 15, 2018
A team of researchers from Yale Engineering and Yale’s Quantum Institute has been awarded a three-year, $3.6 million grant by the U.S. Department of Energy.

Attacking RNA with small-molecule drugs

October 15, 2018
Yale researchers have developed a new method for tapping into a vast number of biological mechanisms critical to metabolism and gene expression.