August 2018 News

August 30, 2018
The FAS New Faculty Partners’ Orientation was celebrated on August 22 at famed Dining Hall of Ezra Stiles College.
Faculty and their children get pizza at the Yale Farm
August 30, 2018
New faculty and their partners had a first-hand experience of one of New Haven’s most praised traditions: apizza.
Map representing part of Alaska and Canada, where heat content is shown as very high.
August 29, 2018
That “archived” heat, currently trapped below the surface, could melt the region’s entire sea-ice pack if it reaches the surface, researchers say.
Yale Faculty sit in front of an audience while dean Lynn Cooley pronounces a speech.
August 24, 2018
Selected from a pool of 11,216 applicants, the class comprises 708 students from 335 different undergraduate institutions and 49 countries across the world.
Woman looks into the distance as she sits across the table from a man.
August 23, 2018
People admire those who build homes or donate to charities for the poor — but a new study says they don’t necessarily want them as friends or romantic partners.
Photograph of a robot with eyes standing by a computer screen that reads "Welcome!"
August 22, 2018
In a Yale study, robot-guided activities helped children with Autism Spectrum Disorder improve performance in social skills such as emotional understanding.
Portrait of Jeffrey Alexander
August 21, 2018
A pioneer field of cultural sociology, professor Jeffrey Alexander has been honored with the Distinguished Contribution to Sociological Theory Award.