December 2018 News

Marcia Johnson wins Benjamin Franklin Medal for memory research

December 10, 2018
Johnson, Sterling Professor Emerita of Psychology, has received the prestigious award for her contributions to psychology, brain science, and human development.

Why take YData? Because data science shouldn’t be a ‘black box’

December 10, 2018
YData, a new introductory-level lecture course co-taught by Professors Jessi Cisewski and John Lafferty, will aim to “demystify” data science for students.

Yale Renaissance scholar takes ancient literary works into the 21st-century

December 7, 2018
Yale Sterling Professor David Quint, a specialist in the literature of the European Renaissance, is a product of Yale’s Department of Comparative Literature.

Pot withdrawal eased for dependent users

December 6, 2018
A fatty acid inhibitor that acts upon endocannabinoid receptors in the brain may be able to help people with cannabis use disorder reduce withdrawal symptoms.

SOM Insights: The roots of economic inequality

December 6, 2018
The gap between rich and poor is widening, and deeply ingrained social behaviors and biases are a factor, says SOM’s Michael Kraus.

A world of information at the Yale Day of Data

December 6, 2018
Keynote speaker William Michener and Yale researchers from across disciplines gathered on Nov. 30 to discuss the role of data in their research.

Schiffer announces next steps in advancing key science priorities at Yale

December 4, 2018
The announcement follows President Peter Salovey’s response last week to recommendations from the University Science Strategy Committee.