YSPH Video Contest Spotlights Public Health Issues, Student Creativity
The Yale School of Public Health recognized its students’ artistic ingenuity this week with a schoolwide video awards show that featured big prizes and big fun while raising awareness of important public health issues during National Public Health Week.
After 20 Years As An Undocumented Immigrant, How Does This Scientist Help Grad Students?
Robert Fernandez spent 20 years as an undocumented migrant, but is now a US citizen with a PhD from Yale, and co-founder of Científico Latino, an organisation helping international students –especially from developing countries– to enter and navigate STEM graduate school in the US.Source: Forbes
Reeves Earns NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship
Ben Reeves, the most prolific scorer in the history of Yale Lacrosse, has been awarded a $10,000 scholarship for part-time or full-time graduate study at a university or professional school by the NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship Committee. Reeves, a molecular, cellular and developmental biology major who helped his alma mater win its first NCAA Championship in lacrosse while also winning the Tewaaraton Award, is an MD/PhD Candidate working in the Yale School of Medicine's Department of Neurosurgery.Source: Yale Athletics
Coronavirus: Disease detectives track an invisible culprit
As a public-health director in Savannah, Georgia, Cristina Pasa Gibson spent her time in an office filled with calorie counters and yoga mats and the scent of jasmine tea. Then she started working on contact tracing, a no-holds-barred effort to stop the pandemic, and her office and her life were turned upside down. "I felt like I was in a Vegas casino," she says. "I didn't know what time it was, what day it was, who I was."Source: BBC
Facing Pandemic, Student Volunteers Put Mission into Practice
It was “a moment where the Yale SOM mission was staring us right in the face,” recalls Ryan Isakow ’21. It was the beginning of March, and fast becoming clear that the complex problems wrought by the COVID-19 global pandemic would require nimble, iterative solutions—something MBA students are uniquely equipped to provide.Source: The Yale School of Management News