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Women in STEM: C. Megan Urry

C. Megan Urry: Professor of Physics & Astronomy at Yale University and Director of the Yale Center for Astronomy and Astrophysics.

Also, all-around bad ass. 56 more words

New York Times

How soil carbon loss could accelerate global warming

Explanation of the Nature paper ‘Quantifying global soil carbon losses in response to warming’ (1 December 2016) by lead author Thomas Crowther from the Netherlands Institute of Ecology (NIOO-KNAW) and Yale University.


blogmas day 2 ~ Valerie

We’re going to pretend that I’m writing this on Dec 2, the day I’m supposed to be posting, and not the day after. I don’t know if I’ll be able to keep up with Blogmas; the next few weeks are going to be brutal what with essays and finals before I get let out for break on the 22nd, but I’m going to try my best. 868 more words


The Insensitivity Police Now Patrol Many Colleges

This article first appeared in RealClear Investigations on Dec. 1, 2016

Pity university leaders. They might be all for free speech, but then somebody commits a micro-aggression or a “cultural appropriation,” and before you know it students are occupying the humanities building and the football team refuses to play unless somebody’s head rolls.  1,515 more words

Yale University

2 Mumps Cases At Yale

(New Haven, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – Yale University’s health director says there have been two confirmed cases of the disease.

In a statement, the office says the cases involve a undergraduate student living on campus and a graduate student living off campus. 79 more words


Key Theories of Paul de Man

One of the most important members of the Yale School of deconstruction, de Man developed a rigorous critical practice of reading texts, which may be termed “rhetorical reading.” 561 more words

Literary Theory

Closure Blooms

Closure Blooms

I have added this link to the website for new documentary by film maker Lisa Klein, with her husband Doug Blush, producer, “The S Word.” The film is about suicide and suicide survivors, of which I am one.

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Mental Health