YaleNews History department welcomes new faculty members 2017-09-20T15:13:44.000000000-04:00 Meet the four new full-time faculty members: Deborah Coen, Samuel Moyn, Sergei Antonov, and Carolyn Roberts. Yale to replace grounds equipment with electric alternatives 2017-09-20T13:59:49.000000000-04:00 Yale Landscape and Grounds Management is replacing its gas-fueled and diesel-fueled equipment with electrically powered alternatives. Kerry-led conference sets climate-change agenda 2017-09-20T13:10:53.000000000-04:00 The Kerry Conference on Climate Change brought together key business, political, and diplomatic leaders to discuss the future of energy. Better clinical care may contribute to fewer carotid artery surgeries 2017-09-20T11:47:03.000000000-04:00 A nationwide study that reviewed 16 years of Medicare beneficiary data showed a steady reduction in carotid endarterectomy. In male ducks, social competition spurs changes in genitalia 2017-09-20T09:00:00.000000000-04:00 A Yale study of ducks illustrates how social forces can shape individual anatomy and suggests how sexual conflict and sexual autonomy shapes social behavior. Is the Milky Way an ‘outlier’ galaxy? Studying its ‘siblings’ for clues 2017-09-20T09:00:00.000000000-04:00 New research indicates that the Milky Way’s satellite galaxies are much more tranquil than other systems of comparable luminosity and environment. ‘O.J.: Made in America’ director to speak following documentary screening 2017-09-20T08:20:00.000000000-04:00 Ezra Edelman, Academy Award-winning director of ESPN’s “O.J.: Made in America,” will speak at Yale on Wednesday, Sept. 27, as a Poynter Fellow in Journalism Yale, other schools to Supreme Court: President’s travel ban harms academia 2017-09-19T20:23:12.000000000-04:00 Writing as amici ("friends of the court"), the schools argue that "even in its more limited form," the ban harms academia and "should be invalidated." Scientist Joann Sweasy awarded Postdoctoral Mentoring Prize 2017-09-19T14:04:00.000000000-04:00 Sweasy, the Ensign Professor of Therapeutic Radiology and professor of genetics, is honored for her strong advocacy for those working in her lab. Blavatnik Fund for Innovation at Yale enters its second year 2017-09-19T12:24:29.000000000-04:00 Faculty can receive funding and support to turn their research into commercial opportunity as the Blavatnik Fund for Innovation at Yale enters its second year.