March 2020 News

March 31, 2020
Newly renamed in honor of the Marx family’s support, the Marx Library will support key university initiatives in science and social science.
March 30, 2020
Yale SOM’s Paul Goldsmith-Pinkham discusses the unprecedented unemployment rate that has arrived in the wave of the COVID-19 pandemic.
March 13, 2020
Social scientist and physician Nicholas A. Christakis discusses how, amid a pandemic, human nature can hurt us — and how it could help.
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March 13, 2020
Dr. Nicholas A. Christakis, Sterling Professor of Social and Natural Science at Yale, has devoted his career to investigating how social networks affect our health and...
March 11, 2020
Male scientists are more likely than their women colleagues to use words like “excellent” to describe their own work — which may impact how it’s received.
March 10, 2020
The wife of Yale Professor Richard Ruggles, Nancy co-authored nearly all of his work despite receiving almost none of the credit she was due — until now.
March 9, 2020
A new study by Yale’s Margaret L. Traeger and partners at the Institute for Network Science examines how robots influence people’s behavior in group settings.