CNSPY mixer - Thu, August 7, 2014

Community Events - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 4:57am
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
   

Yale Farm Work Days - Fri, August 1, 2014

Community Events - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 4:57am
When: Friday, August 1, 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
   

Yale Farm Work Days - Sat, August 2, 2014

Community Events - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 4:57am
When: Saturday, August 2, 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, 08/01/2014 - 4:57am
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
   

Yale Farm Work Days - Sat, August 9, 2014

Community Events - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 4:57am
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 15, 2014

Community Events - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 4:57am
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
   

Yale Farm Work Days - Sat, August 16, 2014

Community Events - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 4:57am
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
   

Connecticut Open Tennis - Fri, August 15, 2014

Community Events - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 4:57am
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 - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 4:57am
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/

Through the cosmic looking glass: Astronomers confirm farthest lensing galaxy

Yale Science News - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 12:04pm
A Yale University astronomer has helped confirm the existence of a spyglass in deep space that acts as a zoom lens into a distant galaxy in the midst of birthing new stars.

ArtSpot! Arts & Culture Happy Hour - Thu, July 31, 2014

Community Events - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 4:42am
When: Thursday, July 31, 2014 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Where:
   Yale Visitor Center (ELM149)
   149 Elm St., New Haven, CT 06511
Tags: arts, community, other

More information

Description: Enjoy conversations about art and help create collaborations. The musical guest for the evening will be local musician Sam Perduta of Elison Jackson who will be joined by artist/singer Daniel Eugene.

Open To: General Public
Admission: Tickets/Registration

Glucose ‘control switch’ in the brain key to both types of diabetes

Yale Science News - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 3:02pm
Researchers at Yale School of Medicine have pinpointed a mechanism in part of the brain that is key to sensing glucose levels in the blood, linking it to both type 1 and type 2 diabetes.

Yale Farm Work Days - Sat, July 26, 2014

Community Events - Sat, 07/26/2014 - 4:06am
When: Saturday, July 26, 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, July 25, 2014

Community Events - Fri, 07/25/2014 - 4:33am
When: Friday, July 25, 2014 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
   Occurs every week on Fri repeating until 08/15/2014.
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
   

Yale study finds some aggressive tumors silence genes that fight cancer

Yale Science News - Mon, 07/21/2014 - 2:08pm
A study led by Yale Cancer Center may provide clues to how some aggressive cancers turn off, or silence, genes critical to suppressing tumors. The findings, published in the journal Cell Reports, suggest that this gene silencing process could be interrupted to increase the chances that aggressive tumors will respond to treatment.

Migrating wildebeests, raging hippos, and robotic boats on Kenya's Mara River

Yale Science News - Mon, 07/21/2014 - 11:48am
In these videos, Amanda Subalusky and Chris Dutton of the Yale Mara Project describe their research on the impact of wildebeests and hippos on rivers within Kenya's Maasai Mara National Reserve. The scientists also describe their use of small robotic boats to collect environmental data from Mara River locations full of Nile crocodiles and hippos, areas that would be too dangerous to sample otherwise.

Research in the news: A 520 million-year-old food plan

Yale Science News - Mon, 07/21/2014 - 9:09am
Anyone who’s read a children’s menu at a restaurant knows that kids and adults tend to like different foods. New research suggests at least one animal species had the same arrangement half a billion years ago.

It’s go time for LUX-Zeplin experiment in dark matter

Yale Science News - Thu, 07/17/2014 - 1:33pm
From the physics labs at Yale University to the bottom of a played-out gold mine in South Dakota, a new generation of dark matter experiments is ready to commence.

Research in the news: Researchers uncover new cancer cell vulnerability

Yale Science News - Thu, 07/17/2014 - 12:04pm
Yale School of Medicine and Yale Cancer Center researchers have uncovered a genetic vulnerability of cancer cells that express telomerase — an enzyme that drives their unchecked growth — and showed that telomerase-expressing cells depend upon a gene named p21 for their survival.

When it comes to food, obese women’s learning is impaired

Yale Science News - Thu, 07/17/2014 - 12:02pm
Obese women were better able to identify cues that predict monetary rewards than those that predict food rewards, according to a study by Yale School of Medicine researchers and their colleagues in the journal Current Biology. The findings could result in specific behavioral interventions to treat obesity.
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