YaleNews ‘Let Us March On’ exhibit celebrates early civil rights images by Lee Friedlander 2017-01-17T20:10:00.000000Z In commemoration of the 60th anniversary of the Prayer Pilgrimage for Freedom, the Yale University Art Gallery is presenting the first public exhibition of photographer Lee Friedlander’s images of this critical yet generally neglected moment in American civil rights history. Chili & Chowder Cook-off raises over $12,700 for United Way 2017-01-17T19:00:00.000000Z On Jan. 13, United Way supporters from Yale presented a check for the monies raised from the Chili & Chowder Cook-Off — for $12,783 — to United Way officials. New NASA mission to visit a metal asteroid 2017-01-17T16:49:00.000000Z NASA recently announced a pair of new space missions to explore questions about the earliest stages of our solar system. One of the missions, Psyche, will send an unmanned spacecraft to 16 Psyche, a large asteroid in the primary asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter. How ‘stealth warrior’ bacteria turn a tick’s gut microbes against itself 2017-01-17T13:35:00.000000Z Before infecting humans, tick-borne bacteria or viruses first have to get past a tick’s defenses to colonize it. How this occurs is not well understood. To investigate, Yale researchers studied a model of the second-most-common tick-borne infection in the United States, human granulocytic anaplasmos... Building on over a decade of labor peace, Yale University and Unite Here Locals 35 and 34 reach tentative agreement 2017-01-12T22:43:00.000000Z UNITE HERE Locals 35 and 34 have reached a tentative agreement with Yale University in contract negotiations for service, maintenance, clerical, and technical workers at Yale. Yale’s Jacquelyn Taylor receives Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers 2017-01-12T19:34:00.000000Z When President Barack Obama announced the names of the researchers who have been awarded the Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE) this week, Yale School of Nursing’s Jacquelyn Taylor was on the list. Keys to hunting behavior tucked deep into vertebrate brain 2017-01-12T17:15:56.000000Z The origin of hunting behavior may come from two sets of neurons tucked deep in the forebrain of most vertebrates, a new Yale University study suggests. The Week Ender: Happenings Jan. 13-16 2017-01-12T13:01:00.000000Z The Week Ender appears every Thursday in Yale News and offers highlights of the many activities taking place at the university Friday-Sunday. Yale to honor life and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. 2017-01-11T20:04:00.000000Z Yale University and organizations in the greater New Haven area are preparing for events honoring Martin Luther King Jr. on Jan. 16, the national holiday in his honor, and throughout the month. Yale Repertory Theatre to stage world premiere of award-winning play 2017-01-11T15:22:00.000000Z “Imogen Says Nothing,” a play written by Aditi Brennan Kapil and directed by Laurie Woolery, will be presented at the Yale Repertory Theatre Jan. 20-Feb. 11.