Events & News

Your friends and family influence your drinking, sleep, weight, and happiness—more than you think.
September 18, 2014
July 7, 2014

Dan Spielman, a Yale computer scientist, wasn’t looking for a new problem. He was already deeply immersed in a tricky effort to model complex online communities like Facebook, hoping to gain...

March 25, 2014

Professor of Social and Natural Science Nicholas Christakis ’84 researches the ways in which networks impact behavior, health, and longevity. In a recent study released this month in the journal...

February 5, 2014

YINS held its official kickoff event today with an open house at its newly refurbished headquarters, located on the third floor of 17 Hillhouse Avenue. Co-Directors Spielman and Christakis made...

April 11, 2013

President-Elect Peter Salovey announced today that Yale will establish an interdisciplinary Institute of Network Science. YINS will be co-directed by sociologist and physician Dr. Nicholas...

October 2, 2012

Yale computer scientist Daniel A. Spielman ’92 has been named a 2012 MacArthur Fellow, an honor popularly known as the “genius” grant.