Evolutions Field Day - Sat, August 23, 2014

Community Events - 12 hours 55 min ago
When: Saturday, August 23, 2014 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where:
   Greenhouses at Marsh Botanical Garden
   265 Mansfield Street, New Haven, CT 06511
   (Location is wheelchair accessible)
Tags: class, community, family, museum, tour

Speaker/Performer: Various

Description: Tours of the greenhouses, activities including paper making and other crafts, exotic fruit tasting, and more.

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

Connecticut Open Tennis - Fri, August 15, 2014

Community Events - 12 hours 55 min ago
When: Friday, August 15, 2014 - Saturday, August 23, 2014 (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: Eight of the world’s top-20 female tennis players — including 2014 Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova — will compete in the 2014 Connecticut Open in the Connecticut Tennis Center at Yale. In addition, fans can enjoy men’s tennis as James Blake, Andy Roddick, and Jim Courier will participate in the first-ever Connecticut Open Legends Event. Other events include Aetna Kids Day, USPTA Free Lessons, Military Appreciation Night. Visit www.ctopen.org for all the tournament information.

Open To: General Public
Admission: Tickets/Registration

Streams of Sustainability at Yale: a Media Exhibit at the Center for Science and Social Science Information - Thu, March 20, 2014

Community Events - 12 hours 55 min ago
When: Thursday, March 20, 2014 - Wednesday, October 1, 2014 (All day)
Where:
   Kline Biology Tower (KBT), CSSSI 24-Hour Space
   219 Prospect St., New Haven, CT 06511
   for directions: http://csssi.yale.edu/directions
Tags: arts, community, exhibition


Description: The exhibit emphasizes sustainability as it relates to energy, environment, food, education and materials management. Included are images of the online Yale Energy Usage Explorer tool, the West Campus Urban Farm, student volunteers from the service corps, the Yale Sustainable Food Project, LEED buildings on campus, alternative transportation options, a landscaped urban meadow and a rain garden. Yale’s Sustainability Strategic Plan, 2013-2016, is highlighted.

The exhibit was designed by Mark Saba, curated by Lori Bronars and Gwyneth Crowley.

Open To: General Public
Contact Information:
   Yale University Library
   203-432-1810
   
   http://www.library.yale.edu/

Yale’s cool molecules are a hot item

Yale Science News - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 1:01pm
Yale physicists have chilled the world’s coolest molecules. The tiny titans in question are bits of strontium monofluoride, dropped to 2.5 thousandths of a degree above absolute zero through a laser cooling and isolating process called magneto-optical trapping.

Heart disease and strokes have dropped in the U.S. in last decade

Yale Science News - Tue, 08/19/2014 - 11:34am
In some positive news for heart disease and stroke patients, Yale School of Medicine researchers report that the rates of U.S. hospitalizations and deaths from both conditions dropped significantly in the last decade, more so than for any other condition.

Research in the News: Women fare worse than men following heart attack

Yale Science News - Tue, 08/19/2014 - 10:39am
Young women who have heart attacks have worse health outcomes than men, according to a study by Yale School of Medicine researchers

Fulbright awards fund Canada-U.S. exchanges for faculty member, visiting student

Yale Science News - Mon, 08/18/2014 - 5:41pm
A Yale faculty member will do research in Canada and a Canadian architect will study at Yale with support from the Fulbright Foundation.

There’s no place like home for raising risk of re-hospitalization for heart failure

Yale Science News - Mon, 08/18/2014 - 4:33pm
A heart failure patient’s neighborhood can impact the risk of hospital readmissions, a study by Yale investigators reveals in a recent issue of the journal Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes.

Yale Farm Work Days - Sat, August 16, 2014

Community Events - Sat, 08/16/2014 - 4:09am
When: Saturday, August 16, 2014 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Where:
   Yale Farm
   345 Edwards Street, New Haven, CT 06520
Tags: community, family, recreation

Visit and Volunteer

Description: Everyone is welcome to participate in Summer Farm Workdays on Fridays and Saturdays until Aug. 16. No farming experience is necessary. Please bring a water bottle and wear work- and weather-appropriate clothing. If you are a group of more than ten people, please give us a week's notice of your planned visit: call us at 203-432-2084 or email sustainablefoodproject@yale.edu. The Yale Farm is located at 345 Edwards Street, between Prospect and Whitney. Yale's Blue Line Shuttle (northbound) and Red Line Shuttle (southbound) both serve the Yale Farm at the stop at Chemistry/225 Whitney. If you are driving, parking is available at the Leitner Observatory, at 355 Prospect Street. During the fall, spring, and summer months, produce from the Yale Farm is sold at the CitySeed Wooster Square Farmers' Market each Saturday morning. Be sure to stop by and say hi!

Open To: General Public
Admission: Free
Contact Information:
   Bella Napier
   203-436-9138
   isabelle.napier@yale.edu
   

Yale Farm Work Days - Fri, August 15, 2014

Community Events - Fri, 08/15/2014 - 4:58am
When: Friday, August 15, 2014 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Where:
   Yale Farm
   345 Edwards Street, New Haven, CT 06520
Tags: community, family, recreation

Visit and Volunteer

Description: Everyone is welcome to participate in Summer Farm Workdays on Fridays and Saturdays until Aug. 15. No farming experience is necessary. Please bring a water bottle and wear work- and weather-appropriate clothing. If you are a group of more than ten people, please give us a week's notice of your planned visit: call us at 203-432-2084 or email sustainablefoodproject@yale.edu. The Yale Farm is located at 345 Edwards Street, between Prospect and Whitney. Yale's Blue Line Shuttle (northbound) and Red Line Shuttle (southbound) both serve the Yale Farm at the stop at Chemistry/225 Whitney. If you are driving, parking is available at the Leitner Observatory, at 355 Prospect Street. During the fall, spring, and summer months, produce from the Yale Farm is sold at the CitySeed Wooster Square Farmers' Market each Saturday morning. Be sure to stop by and say hi!

Open To: General Public
Admission: Free
Contact Information:
   Bella Napier
   203-436-9138
   isabelle.napier@yale.edu
   

Immune cells get cancer-fighting boost from nanomaterials

Yale Science News - Wed, 08/13/2014 - 10:39am
Scientists at Yale University have developed a novel cancer immunotherapy that rapidly grows and enhances a patient’s immune cells outside the body using carbon nanotube-polymer composites; the immune cells can then be injected back into a patient’s blood to boost the immune response or fight cancer.

Researchers reveal weakness in defenses of deadly brain tumor

Yale Science News - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 2:01pm
Glioblastoma is a complex, deadly, and hard-to-treat brain cancer, but Yale School of Medicine researchers may have found the tumor’s Achilles heel.

Research in the News: Ancient barley tells a tale of drought

Yale Science News - Mon, 08/11/2014 - 4:57pm
A Yale University anthropologist is helping document how drought conditions in the Near East thousands of years ago affected communities and agricultural systems.

Yale Farm Work Days - Sat, August 9, 2014

Community Events - Sat, 08/09/2014 - 4:11am
When: Saturday, August 9, 2014 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
   Occurs every repeating time.
Where:
   Yale Farm
   345 Edwards Street, New Haven, CT 06520
Tags: campus_tour, community, family, recreation, sports, tour

Visit and Volunteer

Description: Everyone is welcome to participate in Summer Farm Workdays on Fridays and Saturdays until Aug. 16. No farming experience is necessary. Please bring a water bottle and wear work- and weather-appropriate clothing. If you are a group of more than ten people, please give us a week's notice of your planned visit: call us at 203-432-2084 or email sustainablefoodproject@yale.edu. The Yale Farm is located at 345 Edwards Street, between Prospect and Whitney. Yale's Blue Line Shuttle (northbound) and Red Line Shuttle (southbound) both serve the Yale Farm at the stop at Chemistry/225 Whitney. If you are driving, parking is available at the Leitner Observatory, at 355 Prospect Street. During the fall, spring, and summer months, produce from the Yale Farm is sold at the CitySeed Wooster Square Farmers' Market each Saturday morning. Be sure to stop by and say hi!

Open To: General Public
Admission: Free
Contact Information:
   Bella Napier
   203-436-9138
   isabelle.napier@yale.edu
   

Yale Farm Work Days - Fri, August 8, 2014

Community Events - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 4:50am
When: Friday, August 8, 2014 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
   Occurs every repeating time.
Where:
   Yale Farm
   345 Edwards Street, New Haven, CT 06520
Tags: campus_tour, community, family, recreation, sports, tour

Visit and Volunteer

Description: Everyone is welcome to participate in Summer Farm Workdays on Fridays and Saturdays until Aug. 15. No farming experience is necessary. Please bring a water bottle and wear work- and weather-appropriate clothing. If you are a group of more than ten people, please give us a week's notice of your planned visit: call us at 203-432-2084 or email sustainablefoodproject@yale.edu. The Yale Farm is located at 345 Edwards Street, between Prospect and Whitney. Yale's Blue Line Shuttle (northbound) and Red Line Shuttle (southbound) both serve the Yale Farm at the stop at Chemistry/225 Whitney. If you are driving, parking is available at the Leitner Observatory, at 355 Prospect Street. During the fall, spring, and summer months, produce from the Yale Farm is sold at the CitySeed Wooster Square Farmers' Market each Saturday morning. Be sure to stop by and say hi!

Open To: General Public
Admission: Free
Contact Information:
   Bella Napier
   203-436-9138
   isabelle.napier@yale.edu
   

How do you feed a hungry quasar? With a ‘super boost,’ scientists say

Yale Science News - Thu, 08/07/2014 - 5:01pm
The universe’s oldest, brightest beacons may have gorged themselves in the dense, cold, gas flows of the early cosmos according to new research by scientists at Yale University and the Weizmann Institute in Israel.

Research in the News: Key worker in protein synthesis factory revealed

Yale Science News - Thu, 08/07/2014 - 2:01pm
Using a novel approach, Yale researchers have described the crystal structure of a ribosome bound to a new protein.

CNSPY mixer - Thu, August 7, 2014

Community Events - Thu, 08/07/2014 - 5:03am
When: Thursday, August 7, 2014 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Where:
   Kelly's
   196 Crown St., New Haven, CT 06511
Tags: community, meeting


Description: If you're a Ph.D. student or postdoc interested in connecting with other scientists pursuing diverse career options, come join us for our mixer organized by the Career Network for Student Scientists and Postdocs at Yale (CNSPY) in collaboration with the Postdoctoral Career Services. It will be a great opportunity to meet some of your fellow CNSPY members, the CNSPY leadership team, hear about some upcoming CNSPY events, and have great discussions regarding your aspirations in the lab and beyond. Come for the free appetizer and drink specials, and stay for great conversation and connections.

Open To: Yale Community Only
Admission: Free but register in advance
Register here


Contact Information:
   Career Network for Student Scientists and Postdocs at Yale(CNSPY)
   
   lie.ma@yale.edu
   

Dengue mosquito hitched ride from southeast U.S. to reach California

Yale Science News - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 4:40pm
The mosquito that transmits Dengue Fever probably arrived in California by plane or railway from the southeastern United States — and not from Mexico — a DNA analysis by Yale University researchers has found.
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