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The Women’s Campaign School At Yale Is Turning Out Prepared Female Political Candidates

  Are you a woman with a passion for politics..have you thought about running for office? It’s a tough business, you need know how. The Women’s Campaign School at Yale convenes every summer with 80 diverse students and faculty from both sides of the aisle, some who have worked on presidential campaigns. It’s five days of intensive training Read more…

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Yale University’s Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library

It’s the largest rare book library in the world with no windows, and it’s right under our noses at Yale University. Have you been to The Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library? You don’t have to be a Yalie to walk in the door. If you haven’t been, or it’s been a awhile since you’ve spent Read more…

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Scientific Glassblowing At Yale University

A man from Killingworth, Connecticut has made his living as a scientific glassblower for decades, his work is essential in the support of science. Daryl Smith works closely with scientists and researchers and grad students around the state and elsewhere. His laboratory is in the department of chemistry at Yale University. When any type of scientific glassware Read more…

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Zoni Foods, A Healthy Meal in 10 minutes

  It’s a fresh take on frozen food. Two former graduate students at Yale University decided they needed to find better healthy food in the frozen food section, so they went right to worked and created it.  They developed Zoni Frozen meal kits. Zoni is taken from the first two letters of their first names, Zoe and Nilofer. Clever Read more…

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Two Orchestral Maestros Conducting Beautiful Music

Two orchestral maestroes started working together 15 years ago. James Sinclair, widely known in the New Haven area and beyond as the founder and musical director of Orchestra New England, saw something in Perry So. Originally from Hong Kong, So was a sophomore at Yale University when Sinclair took him under his wing and helped him Read more…

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Coming 2017: The Elm City Party Bike

Starting this April 1st, 2017, you’ll be able to tour New Haven on a bike with a whole group of folks…all peddling together on the “Elm City Party Bike.” Two guys came together who grew up on the same street in New Haven, Colin Caplan and Christian Bruckhart, and because of their love for the city Read more…

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“Discovery to Cure” At Yale For Women With Cancer

New inroads are being made all of the time concerning women’s reproductive cancers. Discovery to Cure at Yale was launched in 2003 to better provide women with new methods of prevention, early detection and treatment. Dr. Elena Ratner from the Yale School of Medicine and ovarian cancer survivor, and Ruth-Ann Ornstein are working hard to grow Read more…

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Yale Professor Is Working To Understand Zika

To date there are just over 350 cases of the Zika virus in the United States, all travel related. To date, just one case has been reported in Connecticut. We know little about this disease that is transmitted by mosquitoes. It is effecting thousands of babies in the America’s, in particular Brazil, and it is spreading Read more…

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The Carillonneurs Behind The Music In Harkness Tower At Yale

In the middle of the campus at Yale University is a historic building called Harkness Tower. The tower was finished in 1921. In that tower are 54 carillon bells that are played by students twice a day by students. They are part of the Yale University Guild of Carillonneurs. Yale’s carillon was cast by John Read more…

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Look Up At The Buildings At Yale University, There Are Hidden Treasures

They’re not gargoyles, they’re gothic stone carvings and there are hundreds of them on buildings at Yale University. All you have to do is look up and you will see them, that’s what Michael Stern did. He discovered that nobody had written much about them, that’s what got him going. He did the research on Read more…

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