Discovery to Cure - Beverly Levy Walk - Sun, September 27, 2015

Community Events - Sat, 08/29/2015 - 7:16am
When: Sunday, September 27, 2015 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Where:
   Woolsey Hall (WOOL)
   500 College St., New Haven, CT 06511
Tags: campus_tour, community, family, recreation, tour

Discovery to Cure - Beverly Levy Walk Website

Description: Join over 1,000 participants for a walk through the Yale University campus to benefit Discovery to Cure at Yale School of Medicine, which is dedicated to advancing new methods of prevention, early detection and treatment of women’s reproductive cancers – such as ovarian, uterine and cervical cancers.

Featuring: 3 route lengths, Yale tour guides at points of interest, 5 local food trucks, free parking, prizes and more!

Sign up as a team or individual today!

For more information, please contact DiscoveryToCure@yale.edu or 203-737-5225.

Open To: General Public
Admission: Tickets/Registration

Yale Family Weekend Gala Concert - Sat, September 26, 2015

Community Events - Sat, 08/29/2015 - 7:16am
When: Saturday, September 26, 2015 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Where:
   Woolsey Hall (WOOL)
   500 College St., New Haven, CT 06511
   (Location is wheelchair accessible)
Tags: community, concert_band, family, music, other, performance

Speaker/Performer: Yale Glee Club, Yale Concert Band, Yale Symphony Orchestra

Description: Featuring the Yale Glee Club (Jeffrey Douma, Music Director), Yale Concert Band (Thomas C. Duffy, Music Director) and Yale Sympony Orchestra (Toshiyuki Shimada).

Open To: General Public
Admission: Free
Contact Information:
   Yale University Bands
   
   stephanie.hubbard@yale.edu
   http://www.yale.edu/yaleband

Open Hours at the Botanical Garden - Sun, August 30, 2015

Community Events - Sat, 08/29/2015 - 7:16am
When: Sunday, August 30, 2015 11:05 AM - 3:05 PM
Where:
   Marsh Botanical Garden Greenhouse 1, Greenhouse 1 a, b, c and d
   265 Mansfield St., New Haven, CT 06511
   (Location is wheelchair accessible)
Tags: community, family, gallery, tour

Speaker/Performer: The gardens and greenhouses at Marsh Botanical Garden
Calendar for August, Marsh Botanical Garden

Description: Our glasshouses will be open from 11 a.m. to 2:45 p.m., with docent-led tours starting on the hour. Tropical plants, desert house, carnivorous plant display, and diversity collections help make us part of Yale's cultural landscape.

Open To: General Public
Admission: Free
Contact Information:
   Eric Larson
   203-432-6320
   eric.larson@yale.edu
   

Multicultural New Haven Block Party - Sun, September 13, 2015

Community Events - Sat, 08/29/2015 - 7:16am
When: Sunday, September 13, 2015 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where:
   Kline Biology Tower (KBT), Courtyard
   219 Prospect St., New Haven, CT 06511
Tags: community, family

Block Party Website

Description: Yale's diversity affinity groups are partnering with the Office of International Students & Scholars (OISS) for the annual Block Party. This year's theme is Multicultural New Haven. Please join us for this family-friendly event. There will be food, music, and activities. Stay tuned on our website for more details.

Open To: Yale Community Only
Admission: Free
Contact Information:
   Office of Diversity & Inclusion
   203-432-9667
   diversity@yale.edu
   

Business Solutions to Poverty - Thu, September 17, 2015

Community Events - Sat, 08/29/2015 - 7:16am
When: Thursday, September 17, 2015 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Where:
   Kroon Hall (KRN), Burke Auditorium (3rd floor)
   195 Prospect St., New Haven, CT 06511
   (Location is wheelchair accessible)
Tags: community, exhibition, humanities, reading, social_science, talk

Speaker/Performer: Will Warshauer (YC ’86), President and CEO of TechnoServe
Business Solutions to Poverty

Description: Join us for a conversation with Will Warshauer (YC ’86), President and CEO of TechnoServe, a nonprofit that works with enterprising people in the developing world to build competitive farms, businesses and industries. Lunch will be served.

This event is part of the GE Colloquium in Sustainability Leadership, a program of the Yale Center for Business and Environment, and supported by the GE Foundation, that brings business professionals and thought leaders to campus to help students understand the challenges of achieving sustainability, and to provide them with necessary skills to prepare for careers in this emerging sector.

Open To: General Public
Admission: Free but register in advance
Register today


Contact Information:
   Heather Fitzgerald
   203-436-9744
   heather.fitzgerald@yale.edu
   

Yale-China Association Open House - Wed, September 16, 2015

Community Events - Sat, 08/29/2015 - 7:16am
When: Wednesday, September 16, 2015 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Where:
   Yale-China Association (TEMP442)
   442 Temple St., New Haven, CT 06511
Tags: community, other

Event website

Description: All are welcome! Come meet the staff of the Yale-China Association and learn more about how you can get involved.

-Learn about Yale-China's 114-year history of U.S.-China work
-Sign up to receive invitations to Yale-China's events for the community
-Meet and connect with individuals in the Yale-China community including U.S.-China experts, Yale-China Staff, and Yale-China Fellows
-Explore and learn about fellowship, internship, and volunteer opportunities

Open To: General Public
Admission: Free but register in advance
RSVP


Contact Information:
   Magdaline Lawhorn
   203 432-0884
   magdaline.lawhorn@yale.edu
   

Connecticut Open Tennis - Fri, August 21, 2015

Community Events - Sat, 08/29/2015 - 7:16am
When: Friday, August 21, 2015 - Saturday, August 29, 2015 (All day)
Where:
   CT Tennis Center @ Yale
   Rt 34/Central ave, near the Yale bowl, New Haven, CT 06515
   (Location is wheelchair accessible)
Tags: community, family, other, sports

Connecticut Open website

Description: Some of the world’s top female tennis players will compete in the 2015 Connecticut Open in the Connecticut Tennis Center at Yale. Visit www.ctopen.org for all the tournament information.

Open To: General Public
Admission: Tickets/Registration

Yale Farm Workday - Sun, March 22, 2015

Community Events - Sat, 08/29/2015 - 7:16am
When: Sunday, March 22, 2015 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where:
   Yale Farm
   345 Edwards Street, New Haven, CT 06520
Tags: community, family, recreation, sports


Description: Join us for our work day. All are welcome. No experience necessary.

Contact Information:
   Bella Napier
   
   bella.napier@yale.edu
   http://sustainablefood.yale.edu

One in four hepatitis C patients denied initial approval for drug treatment

Yale Science News - Thu, 08/27/2015 - 2:02pm
Nearly one in four patients with chronic hepatitis C (HCV) are denied initial approval for a drug therapy that treats the most common strain of the infection, according to a Yale School of Medicine study.

Research in the news: Study reveals new way to ‘rewire’ immune cells to slow tumor growth

Yale Science News - Thu, 08/27/2015 - 11:45am
Inside a tumor, immune cells and cancer cells battle for survival. The advantage may go to the cells that metabolize the most glucose, say Yale researchers who have identified a new way to boost immune response by metabolically “rewiring” immune cells.

While you were away: Summer stories revisited

Yale Science News - Thu, 08/27/2015 - 10:04am
Even as students took a break from academics, Yale remained as busy as ever this summer. From new faculty appointments to repurposing a miracle arthritis drug to Connecticut’s largest U.S. naturalization ceremony, there was plenty to talk about since Commencement. Catch up with some of the summer’s hottest stories and discover new ones at YaleNews.

Yale Cancer Center receives $11 million from National Cancer Institute for lung cancer research

Yale Science News - Thu, 08/27/2015 - 8:54am
Armed with an $11 million grant from the National Cancer Institute (NCI), Yale Cancer Center and Smilow Cancer Hospital at Yale-New Haven will launch a new research program in non-small cell lung cancer, one of the world’s most prevalent and lethal forms of cancer.

A shape-shifting navigation device for both the sighted and visually impaired

Yale Science News - Wed, 08/26/2015 - 8:33am
Combine mechanical engineering, experimental theater, and an old dark church, and you’re bound to get some interesting results — a new navigation device, for instance.

Research in the news: Yale scientists develop novel technique for kidney research

Yale Science News - Mon, 08/24/2015 - 2:57pm
One in four patients treated with the widely used anti-cancer drug cisplatin develop chronic kidney disease. To better understand how the treatment leads to kidney damage, and possibly prevent it, a team of researchers at Yale School of Medicine developed a new 3D-imaging technique to peer deep into these vital organs.

You’d never know it wasn’t Bach (or even human)

Yale Science News - Thu, 08/20/2015 - 4:30pm
Donya Quick, a lecturer in computer science, has developed a program to create music for her — original, never-before-heard music that sophisticated listeners have mistaken for the fruit of a sublime human sensibility.

Yale team sheds light on century-old biochemical mystery

Yale Science News - Mon, 08/17/2015 - 3:04pm
Given plenty of glucose and oxygen, yeast and cancer cells do not burn it all to produce energy but convert much of it to the byproducts ethanol and lactate, respectively.

A better view of the Rockies, thanks to a geological feature in Peru

Yale Science News - Wed, 08/12/2015 - 1:03pm
Scientists are getting an unprecedented look at a geological process in South America that mirrors the formation of America’s Rocky Mountains.

Brain abnormalities are present even before onset of schizophrenia

Yale Science News - Wed, 08/12/2015 - 11:03am
Even before the onset of schizophrenia, irregularities in key brain areas are already present in individuals at higher risk of developing psychosis, a Yale-led study shows.

Psychologist’s memoir is a tale of misdiagnosis, mistreatment, and healing

Yale Science News - Tue, 08/11/2015 - 9:47am
For more than half of her life, Annita Perez Sawyer ’71 B.A., ’81 Ph.D. led a “double life,” keeping her troubled past a secret from all but a few people.

Research in the news: New simple proteins play active role in cellular function

Yale Science News - Mon, 08/10/2015 - 3:03pm
Yale scientists have developed simple new proteins almost devoid of chemical diversity that still play a surprisingly active and specific role in cellular function, causing cells to act like cancer cells, they report Aug. 10 in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
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