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It’s A Gold Rush In New Haven At Yale’s Peabody Museum

One of the world’s most exquisite exhibits of gold is on display at The Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History in New Haven, Connecticut. You will find 23 stunning pieces of California gold. Most were mined over the past 25 years, though two specimens were brought out of the ground in the 1850s during the Read more…

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Be An Mental Health Ambassador At Your School, It Could Save A Life

  The Jordan Porco Foundation, based in Hartford, Connecticut is named after a young college student who took his own life. The organization, started by his parents, is set on removing the stigma around mental health so that young people can start talking to each other. Fresh Check Days are held on college campuses around the country, Read more…

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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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