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Biggest ‘small’ black hole discovered
The discovery of the largest example of a “small” black hole — one
formed from the collapse of a single massive star at the end of its lifetime — has
led scientists to reevaluate how black holes come into being, according to
a report in Nature.
Study reveals Legionnaire
bacteria’s survival ‘trick’
Proteins within the bacteria that cause Legionnaire’s disease can hijack
their own molecular “coffin” and carry it to a safe place within
the cell, ensuring their survival, Yale School of Medicine researchers report
in the journal Nature.
Yale must take lead in promoting a ‘green’ future, says Levin
By modeling responsible environmental practice on its own campus, Yale can demonstrate
to other universities, the nation’s political leaders and even the rest
of the world that efforts to stop global warming are both “feasible and
affordable,” President Richard C. Levin said at the Oct. 18 conference
on “The Greening of Yale and Beyond.”
Working for a living: Scholar explores difference between ‘callings’ and ‘jobs’
People spend one-third of their waking lives at work. For some, work is about
collecting a paycheck. For others, it’s about making the world a better
place. In this interview, Amy Wrzesniewski, associate professor of organizational
behavior at Yale SOM, discusses her research to understand how people experience
and make meaning of work.
Bring in the books
A procession of Yale community members bearing books highlighted the
Oct. 18 ceremony marking the reopening of the facility once known as Cross Campus Library, but now officially renamed as the Anne T. and Robert M. Bass Library.
O T H E RS T O R I E S
Yale’s longest-serving master reappointed for two more years
New director to take helm at Yale Center for Language Study
Yale World Fellows discuss social change in Latin America
Chubb Fellowship to host reading by former U.S. poet laureate Rita Dove
Yale singers will present a selection of popular opera scenes
School of Drama to stage Brecht’s first play, ‘Baal’
Conference will commemorate 25 years of Holocaust archives
Rarely staged sequel to ‘Beggar’s Opera’ to be brought to life in ‘concert reading’
Panel to explore world of ‘Shakespeare the Thinker’
Changing students’ food habits and attitudes is focus of summit
Music of Charles Ives will highlight second second ‘Yale at Carnegie’ concert
Ceremony to honor memory of former YDS faculty member
Physics is team sport in Yale ‘Olympics’
From the United Way: ‘A Tale of Building Self-Esteem’
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Nicholas Masters and Joshua Copeland rehearse a scene for the upcoming performance that will take place on Friday and Saturday, Nov. 2 and 3.
Bryce Pinkham appears in the title role of Baal, and Nicole Berger portrays Sophie, one of the poet's love interests, in the play by Bertolt Brecht, which will be staged Oct. 29-Nov. 3 in the University Theater.