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Yale launches program
to train urban teachers
Yale will train prospective teachers for free in return for an agreement to teach for three years in New Haven public schools, the University and the city recently announced.
New alumni fellow elected
Will Miller '78 B.A., head of a financial institution that serves consumers and small businesses and a national civic leader, has been elected as the Yale Corporation's newest alumni fellow in a worldwide ballot of University graduates.
Sensors won't save lives from suicide bombers, warns Yale expert
Sensors to detect suicide bombers before they can reach a target and detonate explosives would not substantially reduce deaths and injuries in urban settings, Yale researchers report in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
Study: Monkeys ape humans' economic traits
The basic economic theory that people work harder to avoid losing money than they do to make money is shared by monkeys, suggesting this trait has a long evolutionary history, according to a Yale study under review by the Journal of Political Economy.
O T H E RS T O R I E S
Richard Shaw departs for Stanford post
Tennis goes co-ed at this year's Pilot Pen
Yale co-sponsors 'City of Summer' concerts and films
Exhibit features post-Civil War works by 'artful storyteller'
Yale alumni, teachers win Tony Awards
Law School project on information society gets Microsoft grant
Poll shows public's distaste with foreign oil dependence
Scientists discover how plants protect themselves from infection
Team seeking 'perfume' to control malaria-carrying mosquitoes
Geologists use ancient sea algae to trace CO2 levels of long ago
Study shows how sex discrimination in job hiring is able to endure
YSN study shows effectiveness of preschool health screening
SCHOOL OF MEDICINE NEWS
Spotlight on Sports
Athletics archive now in library's collection
Three promoted to post of associate provost
Event to explore role of faith in the corporate world
In Memoriam: Dick Wittink, marketing expert and SOM teacher
Five faculty members awarded Guggenheim Fellowships for research
Event explored how libraries can benefit city schools
New alumni lauded for efforts to improve public schools
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Scientists have learned that capuchin monkeys who are given "money" to trade for rewards make the same, sometimes faulty, economic decisions as humans do.
This illustration shows how plants protect themselves from viruses by creating a protective zone of dead cells (brown) around a virus invasion (purple), effectively halting the spread of the infection.