December 2019 News

December 19, 2019
Alice Kaplan, the John M. Musser Professor of French, will take on the role of Director of the Whitney Humanities Center for three years, beginning July 1, 2020. A leading...
Dîvân-ı Halîm, Turkish MSS Suppl 48, is collection of poetry by Halim Giray Sultan, who lived from 1772 to 1824 and was a member of the Crimean Khanate, a Turkic state that existed from 1441 to 1783. The illuminated and gilded manuscript is one of 568 Ottoman Turkish manuscripts housed at the Beinecke Library. (Photo credit: Michael S. Helfenbein)
December 18, 2019
Taught over the fall semester, Ozgen Felek’s course “Reading and Research in Ottoman History and Literature” explored 568 “fascinating” manuscripts.
An ancient plankton fossil, the type of which can now be identified by an AI system developed in the lab of Yale geologist Pincelli Hull
December 18, 2019
With a database of more than 34,000 images of typical plankton species, a Yale-led team has developed an AI that can help identify a backlog of marine fossils.
An illustration of a medical patient holding a bill that is transforming into a large snake
December 16, 2019
Addressing the issue of out-of-network medical billing could reduce U.S. health spending by 3.4% — $40 billion annually.
Wendell Bell
December 12, 2019
There will be a memorial service in January for Wendell Bell, professor emeritus of sociology, who died on Nov. 3 at the age of 95.
Andrew Johnston
December 10, 2019
Andrew C. Johnston, Associate Professor of Classics, has won the 2019 Charles J. Goodwin Award of Merit from the Society for Classical Studies.