Latest New Haven County, Connecticut Stories

2014-06-09 20:21:21

UNITY, Maine, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The environmental college President whose vision helped ignite a growing national divestment movement sees education reform coupled with sustainability science as central to salvaging a livable planet. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140609/116295 In a Yale Environment 360 interview, Unity College President Stephen Mulkey, the climate scientist whose vision helped ignite the divestment movement for fossil fuels investments...

2014-04-23 23:07:12

Hurricane Sandy toppled the mighty Lincoln Oak—planted in 1909 to commemorate the 100th anniversary of Lincoln’s birth—revealing human skeletal remains in the tree’s exposed roots and creating an enigmatic story that captured the imagination of the entire country. The New Haven Museum will host an opening reception for an exhibition pairing powerful interpretive art created by seven well-known Connecticut artists with scientific analysis by noted bioarchaeologists in “Nothing is...

2014-04-07 08:29:41

Two properties will aggregate over 1.0 million square feet upon completion SAN DIEGO, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BioMed Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: BMR) today announced the investment in two properties, 300 George Street and 100 College Street, in the growing life science research community adjacent to the Yale School of Medicine in New Haven, Connecticut. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20091005/BIOMEDLOGO The property at 300 George Street is a nine-story, 519,000 square...

2014-02-28 12:26:23

NEW HAVEN, Conn., Feb. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Webster Bank and Yale University Athletics today announced a sponsorship agreement making Webster "The Official Bank of Yale Athletics." The partnership - officially announced during the Yale-Union men's hockey game at Yale's Ingalls Rink - is a first of its kind for Yale, one of the most prestigious universities in the world. By partnering with Webster, a leading regional bank serving businesses and consumers from metro New York to...

2013-04-30 23:14:00

Yale Journal Explores the State of Extended Producer Responsibility Over the past two decades governments around the world have been experimenting with a new strategy for managing waste.  By making producers responsible for their products when they become wastes, policy makers seek to significantly increase the recycling–and recyclability–of computers, packaging, automobiles, and household hazardous wastes such as batteries, used oil motor, and leftover paint–and...

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