September 2018 News

New faculty and families enjoying pizza at the Yale Farm
September 25, 2018
During a sunny week in mid-August, Yale welcomed to its community over seventy new faculty members in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences (FAS) and the professional schools, as...
Photo of the inside of Wright Laboratory
September 19, 2018
Yale is one of four U.S. universities chosen to design and plan the production of 150 particle detector assemblies for a major international physics experiment.
Café Tacvba performing in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Three band memebers perform on stage, assuming a tilted position by lifting their right foot backwards in synchronicity.
September 18, 2018
A panel discussion featuring one or more members of the Grammy Award-winning Mexican band Café Tacvba will take place on campus on Sunday, Sept. 23.
Sound waves are used to scatter light between two channels within a silicon photonic wire
September 17, 2018
Yale scientists have demonstrated a new method to control the behavior of light on a silicon chip — specifically, its direction — by using sound waves.
Two people hug each other.
September 17, 2018
“The human mind is built for maintaining social relationships, even when partners sometimes behave badly,” says Yale researcher Molly Crockett.
Portraits of Corey O’Hern, Megan King, and Simon Mochrie
September 13, 2018
Combining engineering, biology, and physics, three Yale researchers have received a four-year grant from the NSF to study chromatin in yeast cells.
Elizabeth Alexander stands in a podium reading her lecture Why I Write. She is open-armed and her hands are facing forward, every finger widely stretch out.
September 13, 2018
Alexander, a renowned poet, Yale alumna, and professor, gave the Windham-Campbell Literary Festival keynote address titled “Why I Write” on Sept. 12.