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Yale Professors Tina Lu and Shawkat Toorawa lead students in a new first year Yale seminar called “Six Pretty Good Books."
October 8, 2019
A new first year seminar designed by Shawkat Toorawa and Tina Lu is designed to introduce students to “exceptional” books that have had long cultural lives.
A minivan with a Baby on Board decal
October 8, 2019
An increase in fertility among Gen X women compared to their Boomer counterparts has been driven by those with two children who go on to have a third child.
Michael Coe
October 8, 2019
Coe, the Charles J. MacCurdy Professor Emeritus of Anthropology at Yale, died on Sept. 25 in New Haven. He was 90 years old. 
Charles Ahn
October 7, 2019
Yale researchers in “picoscience” are working to design and fabricate materials at the picometer scale — which is a million times smaller than a micrometer.
Left to right: Professors Gerald Jaynes, David Blight, Edward Rugemer, Stephanie Smallwood (speaking), James Horn, and Brenda Stevenson address the audience at the “400 Years: African Americans, 1619-2019” panel discussion.
October 1, 2019
Aligned with the 50th anniversary of Yale’s African American Studies program, the panel “400 Years” examined the 400th anniversary of the American slave trade.
<img typeof="foaf:Image" src="https://news.yale.edu/sites/default/files/styles/featured_media/public/hd163296-cc.jpg?itok=UXW89yg0&amp;cAn image of a protoplanetary disk, from the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array telescope in Chile
September 26, 2019
A new study suggests that our solar system can expect a few large interstellar objects like ‘Oumuamua to show up every year — and lots of smaller ones to boot.
Professor Molly Crockett
September 25, 2019
Professor Molly Crockett and her co-authors have received the 2018 Best Social Cognition Paper Award by the Internatonal Social Cognition Network (ISCON).