Emerging Powers and Global Economic Governance - Thu, March 5, 2015

Community Events - 17 hours 53 min ago
When: Thursday, March 5, 2015 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Where:
   Branford College (BR), Trumbull Room
   74 High St., New Haven, CT 06511
   (Location is wheelchair accessible)
Tags: community, social_science, talk

Speaker/Performer: Rakesh Mohan
Facebook Event

Description: Rakesh Mohan is executive director at the International Monetary Fund representing India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and Bhutan, a position he has held since November 2012. He is one of India’s senior-most economic policymakers and an expert on central banking, monetary policy, infrastructure and urban affairs. Additionally, Mohan is a former deputy governor of the Reserve Bank of India. As deputy governor, he was in charge of monetary policy, financial markets, economic research and statistics. In addition to serving in various posts for the Indian government, including representing India in a variety of international forums such as Basel and G20, he has worked for the World Bank and headed prestigious research institutes.

Prior to his current position at the IMF, Mohan was professor in the Practice of International Economics of Finance at Yale’s School of Management and a senior fellow at the Jackson Institute of Global Affairs from July 2010. He holds a B.Sc. in electrical engineering from Imperial College, University of London, a B.A. from Yale University and a Ph.D. ineEconomics from Princeton.

Open To: General Public
Admission: Free
Contact Information:
   Tristan Sechrest
   
   executive@yira.org
   

Summer Camp and Summer Program Fair - Tue, March 3, 2015

Community Events - 17 hours 53 min ago
When: Tuesday, March 3, 2015 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Where:
   Hall of Graduate Studies (HGS), Rm. 119
   320 York St., New Haven, CT 06511
   (Location is wheelchair accessible)
Tags: community


Description: Parents of the Yale community are invited to the 4th Summer Day Camp & Programs Fair at Yale. Stop by this fair to meet representatives and pick up information from a wide array of summer day camps and programs in the Greater New Haven area. This event is sponsored by the Yale WorkLife Program and Graduate Student Life at the McDougal Center. Faculty, staff and student parents, spouses and partners are welcome. Refreshments will be served. For questions or more information please contact worklife@yale.edu.

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

Africa Salon - Fri, March 27, 2015

Community Events - 17 hours 53 min ago
When: Friday, March 27, 2015 - Saturday, March 28, 2015 (All day)
Where:
   Afro-American Cultural Center (PARK211)
   211 Park Street, New Haven, CT 06511
Tags: arts, community, dance, exhibition, film, humanities, music, performance, reading, talk, theater


Description: Arts x Culture x Africa

Open To: General Public
Admission: Free
Contact Information:
   Ifeanyi Awachie
   203-432-1092
   ifeanyi.awachie@yale.edu
   http://facebook.com/yaleafrica

Spielenachmittag: German Games Afternoon - Thu, March 26, 2015

Community Events - 17 hours 53 min ago
When: Thursday, March 26, 2015 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
   Occurs every repeating time.
Where:
   William L Harkness Hall (WLH), Third Floor lounge area
   100 Wall St., New Haven, CT 06511
   (Location is wheelchair accessible)
Tags: class, community, family, meeting, other, recreation


Description: The German Department's game afternoon — play board, party, and card games in German. All levels of language skill are welcome, from native speakers to novice learners, as are people who bring their own games & ideas. Free coffee is also provided. The event is open to all: undergrads, grads, faculty & guests.

Open To: General Public
Admission: Free

A Talk With New Yorker Correspondent Jane Kramer - Tue, March 24, 2015

Community Events - 17 hours 53 min ago
When: Tuesday, March 24, 2015 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Where:
   Whitney Humanities Center (WALL53)
   53 Wall St., New Haven, CT 06511
   (Location is wheelchair accessible)
Tags: architecture, arts, class, community, conference, family, humanities, meeting, social_science, talk, workshop

Speaker/Performer: Jane Kramer

Description: As European correspondent for the New Yorker, Jane Kramer has written a regular "Letter from Europe" for twenty years. From profiles of Massimo Bottura and Yotam Ottolenghi, to food proscriptions and taboos, Kramer's exploration of European politics and culture often involves the topics of cuisine and culture. An Emmy award-winner, member of the Council of Foreign Relations, and the recipient of the French Légion d'Honneur, Kramer will share her wealth of experience and knowledge with attendees.

Open To: General Public
Contact Information:
   Bella Napier
   
   bella.napier@yale.edu
   

Spielenachmittag: German Games Afternoon - Thu, March 5, 2015

Community Events - 17 hours 53 min ago
When: Thursday, March 5, 2015 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
   Occurs every repeating time.
Where:
   William L Harkness Hall (WLH), Third Floor lounge area
   100 Wall St., New Haven, CT 06511
   (Location is wheelchair accessible)
Tags: class, community, family, meeting, other, recreation


Description: The German Department's game afternoon — play board, party, and card games in German. All levels of language skill are welcome, from native speakers to novice learners, as are people who bring their own games & ideas. Free coffee is also provided. The event is open to all: undergrads, grads, faculty & guests.

Open To: General Public
Admission: Free

Research in the News: Yale researchers devise a faster, less expensive way to analyze gene activity

Yale Science News - Mon, 03/02/2015 - 11:51am
A team of Yale researchers has developed a simple method that could significantly reduce the time and cost of probing gene expression on a large scale. The findings were published March 2 in the journal Nature Methods.

New fat cells created quickly, but losing them …

Yale Science News - Mon, 03/02/2015 - 11:02am
Once fat cells form, they might shrink during weight loss, but they do not disappear, a fact that has derailed many a diet. Yale researchers in the March 2 issue of the journal Nature Cell Biology describe how — and just how quickly — those fat cells are created in the first place.

Islands Taking Action: Implementing Innovative Partnerships and Initiatives to Address Climate Change and Sustainable Development - Mon, March 2, 2015

Community Events - Mon, 03/02/2015 - 3:54am
When: Monday, March 2, 2015 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Where:
   Kroon Hall (KRN), Burke Auditorium
   195 Prospect St., New Haven, CT 06511
   (Location is wheelchair accessible)
Tags: community, science, social_science, talk

Speaker/Performer: William Kostka, H.E. Ronald Jean Jumeau, Kate Brown
Livestream

Description: Islands have special characteristics that make them highly vulnerable to a large range of potential impacts from climate variability and change. This panel will bring together professionals working with a global community of leaders and practitioners through innovative partnerships in order to address climate change and sustainable development issues facing Small Island Developing States (SIDS).

William Kostka, executive director of the Micronesia Conservation Trust, will be speaking about the Micronesia Challenge as a regional model for leveraging large-scale public and private sector commitments for biodiversity and sustainable livelihoods on islands.

H.E. Ronald Jean Jumeau, the roving Ambassador for Climate Change and Small Island Developing States Issues for the Republic of Seychelles and spokesperson for the Alliance of Small Island States (AOSIS) will be speaking of the partnerships of SIDS and their impact on the climate change and sustainable development goals negotiations.

Kate Brown, director of the Global Island Partnership (GLISPA), will highlight island “bright spots” with regard to sustainable financing, marine protected areas, community engagement and alternative livelihood programs; and the role of the Partnership in catalyzing political leadership among island nations.

Open To: General Public
Admission: Free
Contact Information:
   Karena Mahung
   
   karena.mahung@yale.edu
   

Yale Jazz Ensemble - Annual Stan Wheeler Memorial Jazz Concert - Sun, March 1, 2015

Community Events - Sun, 03/01/2015 - 4:30am
When: Sunday, March 1, 2015 2:00 PM
Where:
   Sterling Law Buildings (SLB), Levinson Auditorium
   127 Wall St., New Haven, CT 06511
   (Location is wheelchair accessible)
Tags: community, family, jazz_ensembles, music, performance

Speaker/Performer: Yale Jazz Ensemble, Thomas C. Duffy, Music Director and Reunion Jazz Ensemble
Yale Bands

Description: The Yale Jazz Ensemble and the Reunion Jazz Ensemble play tribute to late Yale Law School Professor and trumpeter Stanton Wheeler, who was an early member of the jazz scene at Yale and continued to play with the YJE until his death in 2007.

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

Yale Midwinter Social - Sat, February 28, 2015

Community Events - Sat, 02/28/2015 - 3:56am
When: Saturday, February 28, 2015 2:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Where:
   LoRicco Ballroom
   3rd floor, 216 Crown St., New Haven, CT 06510
Tags: community


Description: Native food, arts, intertribal music and dance, raffle, fundraiser and more. Powwow drum groups to be featured include Blue Feather, Storm Boys, and Silver Cloud, among others.

Open To: General Public

Thomas Near to be next master of Saybrook College

Yale Science News - Fri, 02/27/2015 - 4:54pm
Thomas J. Near, associate professor in the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology (EEB) and curator of the ichthyology collection at the Peabody Museum of Natural History, has been named the next master of Saybrook College.

Wanted: Forward-thinking participants for medical hackathon

Yale Science News - Fri, 02/27/2015 - 2:18pm
Forward-thinking and professionals from across Yale and throughout Connecticut will gather on campus March 27–29 to develop innovative tools and strategies for improving the patient experience and to create better models for predicting the risk of hospital readmissions.

Yale researchers reverse type 2 diabetes and fatty liver disease in rats

Yale Science News - Thu, 02/26/2015 - 2:03pm
Yale researchers developed a controlled-release oral therapy that reversed type 2 diabetes and fatty liver disease in rats, according to a study published on Feb. 26 by Science.

Nicholas Christakis to be next master of Silliman College

Yale Science News - Thu, 02/26/2015 - 11:18am
Nicholas Alexander Christakis, the Sol Goldman Family Professor of Social and Natural Science, has been named the next master of Silliman College.

Research in the News: Liquid biopsy: A real-time blood test for solid lung cancer tumors

Yale Science News - Thu, 02/26/2015 - 11:07am
In the rapidly changing world of molecular profiling for genetic diseases, cancer researchers are increasingly optimistic about the reality of a simple blood test to monitor and treat solid tumor cancers.

Spotlight on meningitis: Q&A with Dr. Louise-Marie Dembry

Yale Science News - Thu, 02/26/2015 - 10:49am
Recent news about a Yale College student who was diagnosed and treated for bacterial meningitis raised questions about this rare but serious infection. To get more detail and insight about the disease, YaleNews talked to Dr. Louise-Marie Dembry, professor of medicine and epidemiology at Yale School of Medicine.

Li Ka Shing Foundation renews support for Yale Stem Cell Center

Yale Science News - Thu, 02/26/2015 - 9:01am
The Yale Stem Cell Center (YSCC), under the direction of biologist Haifan Lin, has announced a new generous grant of $1.86 million from the Li Ka Shing Foundation (LKSF), founded by Hong Kong businessman Li Ka-shing, to support education and healthcare initiatives. The contribution builds on a 2011 grant of $1.56 million to secure state-of-the-art equipment for stem cell research at Yale and includes new funding that will strengthen collaborations between Yale and China’s Shantou University.

Herbology: Looking at Food as Medicinal, and Medicinals as Food - Thu, February 26, 2015

Community Events - Thu, 02/26/2015 - 4:13am
When: Thursday, February 26, 2015 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Where:
   Harvey Cushing/John Hay Whitney Medical Library, Medical Historical Library
   333 Cedar Street, New Haven, CT 06511
   (Location is wheelchair accessible)
Tags: architecture, arts, class, community, exhibition, family, humanities, medicine, meeting, science, social_science, spiritual, talk, workshop

Speaker/Performer: Justin Freiberg, Urban Farm and Sustainability Manager, Yale West Campus

Description: Harry attended herbology class, as did Neville – everyone’s favorite underdog in the series. And just as this class proved useful for them (gillyweed!), perhaps this conversation will provide some handy pointers for you too. Come learn about -- and taste -- some of the potent plants already growing at Yale’s farms, and explore the continually blurring nature behind what is good for you and what is simply delicious.

Open To: General Public
Contact Information:
   Bella Napier
   
   bella.napier@yale.edu
   

Mike Curtin, CEO of the DC Central Kitchen - Thu, February 26, 2015

Community Events - Thu, 02/26/2015 - 4:13am
When: Thursday, February 26, 2015 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Where:
   Davenport College (DC)
   248 York St., New Haven, CT 06511
   (Location is wheelchair accessible)
Tags: architecture, arts, class, community, conference, family, humanities, meeting, social_science, talk, workshop


Description: YUPP is hosting Michael Curtin, CEO of DC Central Kitchen, an organization that provides healthy, sustainable meals to shelters, public schools, and food deserts as well as giving culinary job training and job placement to people struggling with homelessness, addiction, and transition to life after prison. The organization also delivers fresh produce to food deserts and runs a food recycling program.

Contact Information:
   Darcy Tuttle
   
   darcy.tuttle@yale.edu
   
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