March 2019 News

Portrait of Tamar Gendler, crossing her arms and smiling.
March 29, 2019
YaleWomen speaks with Dean Tamar Gendler regarding her leadership role as a female dean, the challenges she has faced as a parent in academia, and her vision for the future...
A picture of the galaxy, showing small planets in the distance. The picture has more light and density towards the center.
March 29, 2019
A pair of new Yale studies confirm that dark matter is not always associated with traditional matter on a galactic scale — which settles a year-long debate. 
Photograph of Grace Hopper, who is standing in front of a car and dressed in uniform. The photo (and the car) seem to be from many decades ago.
March 26, 2019
For her work in computer science, Grace Hopper ’30 M.A., ’34 Ph.D. has been called the “queen of code.” Yet beneath that crown was the brain of a mathematician.
Book cover displaying a blue background with semi-visible architectural prints and the title Blueprint in capital letters and in orange.
March 26, 2019
Nicholas A. Christakis, Sterling Professor of Sociology (Little, Brown and Company)
Painting that represents two ships at sea, one large and splendorous, the other small like a boat.
March 21, 2019
Professor Edyta Bojanowska’s new book, “A World of Empires,” is a rereading of novelist Ivan Goncharov’s obscure 1858 travelogue “The Frigate Pallada.”
A diagram showing three anthropomorphous figures running.
March 13, 2019
When it comes to moving over uneven terrain, a process known as “swing-leg retraction” makes the difference between running and falling. 
Portrait of Veneeta Dayal, smiling.
March 13, 2019
Dayal focuses her research on the semantics of natural language and its interface with syntax and pragmatics, typically from a cross-linguistic perspective.