Family members of brain-damaged patients may no longer have to endure anxious waits to see if their loved ones will ever regain consciousness after scientists developed a test to predict who will wake up. 259 more words
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Commencement addresses, traditionally leaning toward clichés and generic advice, have taken an interesting turn this graduation cycle.
This year, many commencement speakers are challenging students to fight for minorities — specifically the LGBTQ community. 95 more words
It’s been a month since I stepped on Yale’s Old Campus. Since I first felt the overwhelming sensations of excitement, pride, and inspiriting peace. As I stepped off from the tight 45 minute shuttle ride to the gates leading into Old Campus, it didn’t hit me that this was what I had been working so hard for 4 years for. 677 more words
The United States ambassador to the UN says your Facebook feed is keeping you from making the world better
As one of the highest-ranking foreign policy officials in the Obama administration, UN ambassador Samantha Power is trying to change the world. When she spoke to graduating seniors at Yale this weekend, Power zeroed in on a huge force that she says is weighted against change: your Facebook feed. 72 more words
Visitors at Yale University’s 315th commencement will notice something new on campus this year — gender-neutral bathrooms in 23 buildings.
The school is promoting them on its website for Monday’s commencement, complete with a link to a map showing where they can be found. 595 more words