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Streaming Seeks a Path to Profitability

Only Netflix and Disney turn a profit from streaming. Media analyst Michael Nathanson ’90 says that streamers are turning to bundles, ads, and password crackdowns to survive the disruption and consolidation hitting the industry.

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  • To Make Greener Buildings, Try Innovating around the Edges

    The building industry is slow to change. But three Yale alumni are finding ways to make changes on the margins and in the process offer solutions that aren’t easy to ignore.

    A aerial photo of a 20th-century building retrofitted with solar panels.
  • How to Build a Space Station

    Nanoracks, co-founded by Chris Cummins ’89, started as a niche startup that facilitated research on the International Space Station. Now it’s building a space station.

    A rendering of a space station in orbit
  • A Whole-Person Approach to Mental Health

    Christina Mainelli ’11, CEO of Quartet Health, explains how the company solves bottlenecks around access, quality, and fragmentation to deliver whole person care.

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  • Assembling an Economy in Space

    A mix of public and private investments are positioning the space economy for a period of growth and innovation, says Sven Eenmaa ’98, director of investment and economic analysis at the International Space Station U.S. National Laboratory.

    Astronauts working on the International Space Station
  • What Does It Take to Build a Zero-Emission Hotel?

    When real-estate developer Bruce Becker ’85 set out to convert New Haven’s historic, Marcel Breuer-designed Pirelli Building into the boutique Hotel Marcel, he realized that exclusively using renewable sources of energy would make the project more financially sustainable.

    The Hotel Marcel in New Haven, Connecticut
  • Saying ‘Yes’ to Solve the Affordable Housing Crisis

    A lack of affordable housing is exacerbating homelessness and hobbling economic competitiveness, yet efforts to build new housing regularly meet NIMBY pushback. Three Yale SOM alumni tackle the tough challenge of getting to yes.

    An overhead view of housing under construction
  • How a Time Out Can Help Address Bias

    The Bias Time Out, developed by a team including Gina Calder ’22 and Dr. Cecelia Calhoun ’21, helps healthcare teams spot and address bias in real time.

    An illustration of doctors and nurses discussing care in surgery
  • For Companies Eyeing AI, the Question Is ‘When, Not If’

    Generative AI may well be transformative, but firms will need to make judgments on whether the costs, challenges, and risks of being a first mover makes sense.

    A graphic of a computer assembling a document with its arms
  • In the Emergency Department, Patients from Marginalized Groups Are More Likely to be Bypassed in the Queue

    In a busy hospital emergency department, White people who speak English and have private insurance are more likely to jump the line and get seen first, according to new research from Professors Lesley Meng and Edieal Pinker and Dr. Rohit Sangal ’21 of Yale New Haven Hospital.

    Patients waiting in an emergency department waiting room
  • Forms of Wisdom: Lessons from Public Health Entrepreneurs

    Four women who are using entrepreneurial tools to achieve public health goals visited Teresa Chahine’s podcast, Impact & Innovation, where they told their stories and shared what they’ve learned about connecting with a community to make a difference.

    Ashlee Wisdom speaking in Teresa Chahine’s class