The Student Experience
In episode #3 of the Schwarzman Center web series, One, Taiga Christie interviews Tanya Yajnik and Yuwen Qiu about their recent collaboration, Agora Good Life, an energy-focused wellness app that is set to launch this summer. Yajnik and Qiu explain how their intersecting interests in arts and public health research inspired the app’s development. Yajnik, a skilled musician, concludes the segment with an aria from her spring recital that was postponed due to physical distancing.
- January 06, 2020
As the director of the Yale Well Initiative and the Good Life Center (GLC), Tracy George is on the front lines with students struggling with emotional health issues. Located in Silliman College on central campus, the GLC is Yale’s first student wellness center open to all students. George saw the need for a space at Yale where students could concentrate on their emotional wellness and personal happiness as they navigate challenging course loads and a host of other stresses associated with college life and young adulthood.
- January 02, 2020
Morgan Buchanan is passionate about maternal child health.
- November 21, 2019
While she was growing up in Los Angeles, Marina Marmolejo ’19 M.P.H. says the problem of homelessness seemed too big to address in a meaningful way. But when she came to New Haven to attend Yale School of Public Health and began working with local homelessness organizations, she saw an opportunity to make a difference.
- October 09, 2019
YSPH Student Brings Public Health Perspective to Design of All-Gender/All-Inclusive Public Restrooms
YSPH student, Antonia Caba, contributes public health expertise to the architectural project, STALLED!
- July 17, 2019
CIRA Fellow and PhD candidate Adam Viera talks about blending his time in public health practice with research.
- June 12, 2019
Marina Marmolejo has made homelessness her mission.
- May 09, 2019
YSPH students work with communities in southeastern Missouri to improve HPV vaccination rates.
- April 30, 2019
Realizing a need to bring more attention to first responder mental health, and with an existing interest in the dramatic arts, YSPH student Taiga Christie decided to incorporate the struggles of emergency workers into a play that would eventually serve as her master’s thesis.
- February 20, 2019
Ryan Sutherland blends his interests through research and advocacy.