September 2015 News

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September 29, 2015
Fifty years ago today President Lyndon B. Johnson signed into law the National Foundation on the Arts and the Humanities Act of 1965. The law created the National Endowment...
September 23, 2015
Yale University scientists may have cracked a part of the chemical code for one of the most basic, yet mysterious, processes in the natural world — nature’s ability to...
Deputy Provost Richard Bribiescas, at right, presented Dieter Söll with the 2015 Postdoctoral Mentoring Prize. (Photo courtesy of Harold Shapiro)
September 23, 2015
Yale chemist Dieter Söll was awarded the 2015 Postdoctoral Mentoring Prize during a ceremony at the Omni New Haven Hotel at Yale on Sept. 12 as part of Söllfest, a weekend...
September 22, 2015
YaleNews features works recently or soon to be published by members of the University community. Descriptions are based on material provided by the publishers. Authors of new...
September 22, 2015
For the sixth year in a row, Yale University has been selected by Working Mother magazine as one of the “100 Best Companies” in the nation for working mothers.
(Photo by Norbert Untersteiner, 1957)
September 17, 2015
Yale University scientists have answered a 40-year-old question about Arctic ice thickness by treating the ice floes of the frozen seas like colliding molecules in a fluid or...
Seth Herzon in his lab, where he conducts extensive research on natural products synthesis and the development of new synthetic methods.
September 16, 2015
Yale University chemists have created a new process for synthesizing an organic, nitrogen-based compound that inhibits HIV.