December 2020 News

December 22, 2020
Dear Colleagues,  As we begin the winter break, I write in gratitude and admiration. This year has presented enormous personal and professional challenges for so many of us....
December 22, 2020
With phone surveys and data science, an innovative Yale-led project provides local officials with tools to support those hit hardest by the economic crisis.
A snowy pathway leads into Branford College.
December 21, 2020
Dear Friends and Colleagues,  As the fall semester draws to a close, I write again with my gratitude and good wishes. While we were unable to gather in person to celebrate...
Robert K. Adair stands in front of a blackboard holding a baseball bat. A diagram of a baseball and bat are drawn in chalk on the blackboard.
December 18, 2020
Robert Kemp Adair, the Sterling professor Emeritus of physics at Yale University, passed away on September 28, 2020 in Hamden, Connecticut at age 96. He was a distinguished,...
December 17, 2020
Polak, the William C. Brainard Professor of Economics, stepped down as provost in February. He discusses his time in the role and what he missed about teaching.
The logo of the Yale Public Humanities program shows the silhouette of a city skyline with "public humanities" written in script beneath.
December 16, 2020
Public Humanities is art and performance. It is literature and dialogue. It encompasses histories of places, communities, and social movements. At Yale, the Public Humanities...
December 14, 2020
Yale astronomer Meg Urry discusses the Sloan Digital Sky Survey, Yale’s role in mapping the cosmos, and the impact of COVID-19 on astronomical research.