The Yale Center for the Study of Learning and Attention at the School of Medicine has received a five-year, $12.5 million grant from the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) of the National Institutes of Health to further its work, particularly in reading disabilities, and to extend its research into new areas, including mathematics disability.
The University and its unions, Locals 34 and 35, will soon begin negotiations on contracts to replace those expiring in January 2002. I write to inform you about our preparations for these negotiations.
Physics professor Nicholas Read and his colleagues have received the 2002 Oliver E. Buckley Condensed Matter Prize for their outstanding theoretical or experimental contributions to condensed matter physics.
Excerpts from the private diaries of English playwright, actor and composer Nöel Coward (1899-1973) will be on display Dec. 6-21 at the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library.
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New center is dedicated to research on nicotine addiction and its treatment
Studies will investigate ways to help smokers kick their habit
INFOCUS: Minority International Research Training
Scientists unravel structure of protein complex that helps cells move
Works by Dutch artists reveal 'Holland of the Imagination'
Geraldo Rivera tells students of his new journalistic 'calling'
Conference celebrates seven decades of music scholarship
Scholars to discuss interrelationship of 'Man and Beast' at symposium
'Women's Table' gives female faculty opportunities to share their work
Dances of Japan
Edith Wharton biographer to explore her subject's 'French Ways'
Concert to feature works written in wake of tragedy
Dean's talk to look at 'Families and Chronic Illness'
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The issue of the Yale Bulletin & Calendar scheduled for Jan. 11 has been cancelled. A two-week issue will appear on Jan. 18. The deadline for submission of material for this issue is Tuesday, Jan. 8.
Rembrandt Harmensz van Rijn (1606-1669) is one of the artists whose works are featured in "Holland of the Imagination: Dutch Prints and Drawings of the 16th and 17th Centuries," the newest exhibition at the Yale Art Gallery. The artist himself is pictured in this 1636 work, "Self Portrait with his Wife, Saskia."
Sayoko Shirotani, a traditional actor and dancer based in Tokyo, introduced students from the School of Drama to the intricacies of traditional Japanese dance during a visit to campus Nov. 19-21.