January 2018 News

January 24, 2018
Smooke, the Strathcona Professor of Mechanical Engineering and professor of applied physics, succeeds Kyle Vanderlick, who served as SEAS dean for 10 years.
January 17, 2018
Günter Wagner, the Alison Richard Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, has been awarded the 2018 Daniel Giraud Elliot Medal.
January 11, 2018
The chair of Yale’s astronomy department, Basu was awarded the prize by the American Astronomical Society for her work studying solar oscillations.
January 9, 2018
Yale economist William Nordhaus pioneered a model that integrates climate science and economics to identify the most effective paths against global warming.
January 9, 2018
Professor of astronomy and physics Priyamvada Natarajan will participate in the research mission, scheduled for the early 2030s.
Side view of a male bird of paradise’s mating display. Photo credit: Ed Scholes.
January 9, 2018
The mating display of male birds of paradise owes its optical allure to a background so black it is the envy of telescope and solar panel engineers.
January 8, 2018
Peter Schiffer has done a lot for Yale — and vice-versa. Learn about his journey from undergraduate to career scientist, advisor, and university administrator.