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Dr. Ben Carson, President-elect Donald Trump’s pick to head the Department of Housing and Urban Development, spoke at Yale on Thursday evening. Carson was invited by a student group that promotes diverse ideas on campus.

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Five students at the Yale School of Music have been awarded a start-up grant to develop a global, online platform for musicians to explore effective approaches to practicing.

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They're moms and mentors; mathematicians and microbiologists. This hour: women in STEM. We hear from a team of women scientists and engineers, and consider what's being done to foster the next wave of female STEM leaders.

A cell the size of a parking space is where more than 60,000 prisoners nationwide are being held in solitary confinement. That’s according to a study by Yale Law School and the Association of State Correctional Administrators released Wednesday. And there could be more people who were not counted because states like Maine, Rhode Island and Vermont couldn’t provide data.

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Twenty-one names ; one long-standing vacancy -- how does Republican President-elect Donald Trump plan to fill the gap on the U.S. Supreme Court ?

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Students at Yale staged a walk-out Wednesday, in a protest against President-elect Donald Trump’s policies on immigration and deportation.

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This Sunday, we move the clocks back one hour, marking the end of daylight saving time. It’s a welcomed extra hour of sleep for most teenagers and adults, but for younger kids and their parents the time change can really disrupt the routine. There is, however, a pretty simple way to address the transition—the trick is to start early.

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As narrator, bandleader, trumpeter and composer, Ron McCurdy is the central dynamic force powering his acclaimed, multimedia presentation of a Langston Hughes trailblazing magnum opus, Ask Your Mama: 12 Moods for Jazz .

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Yale Divinity School has renamed one of its largest classrooms after an escaped slave who attended classes at Yale in the 1830s.

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A video game designed by Yale University is dramatically improving math and reading test scores in second graders, according to a new study .

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Emily Sessions had just started a new semester teaching art to Yale undergraduates , when she was told that her teaching load would be doubled, but her pay would remain the same.

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Connecticut's Department of Insurance is holding public hearings this week on double-digit rate increases requested by the state's health insurers for the 2017 coverage year. The increases would affect more than 100,000 residents insured by three companies.

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Yale University said it is willing to rehire a former dining services worker who smashed a stained-glass window depicting slaves.

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The former Yale University dining hall worker fired for smashing a stained-glass window depicting slaves is asking for his job back.

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Yale University officials have asked the state not to pursue criminal charges against a former worker who destroyed a stained glass window depicting slaves in a cotton field.

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Paul Simon's 13th solo studio album, Stranger to Stranger , is out on Friday. It has apparently been gestating for going on four years, and it's full of Harry Partch's microtonal instruments like cloud chamber bowls and the chromelodeon . Dean Drummond's zoomoozophome even makes an appearance. At the same time, the album is pretty rockin ' and fun.

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Ron Darling won a World Series. He was a Major League All-Star and a Gold Glove winner. He pitched a record-setting eleven hitless innings in an NCAA playoff game at Yale Field. He threw 2,742 and one-third professional innings over 15 professional seasons, winning 157 professional games.

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Yale University has awarded more than 3,600 degrees during ceremonies at its 315th commencement. Later Monday, the school will confer military commissions to its first group of ROTC graduates in more than four decades.

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The Yale Center for British Art in New Haven has reopened after a 16-month conservation project.

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Researchers at the Yale School of Medicine are launching new technology that will allow patients to access their medical records and take a more active role in their own healthcare.

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When people are found not guilty in a court case by reason of insanity, how often do they end up back in trouble?

WhenLuc Ryan Schreiber arrived at Yale University, he was an openly gay man on nearly every part of campus. But there was one place where he wasn't: the rugby team. "I had a coach who used a lot of homophobic language...as the motivation to go faster, push harder, whatever," he says.

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On a rainy April afternoon, middle schoolers filled the gym at Wexler Hall Community School in New Haven.

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For years, mothers have been telling their children to turn off the TV and go do something.

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