He lost the mustache but kept the bass. Provost Peter Salovey and his band, the Professors of Bluegrass, which includes Davenport Dean Craig Harwood, will perform at the Connecticut Folk Festival on Saturday in Edgerton Park. The Professors go on at 5 p.m.
No paparazzi needed. Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair went largely unnoticed when he walked from 43 Hillhouse Ave. to his classroom at around 1 p.m. Passersby failed to notice the large security team surrounding him, including vehicles that trailed the walking group.
Blair’s course on “Faith and Globalization” received between 250 and 300 applicants this year, a drop from last year’s 400 applications, although freshmen were not allowed to apply this year. Of the 25 students selected, six hail from the Divinity School, six come from the School of Management, six are undergraduates, and seven come from other graduate departments.
Resumes at the ready. Today Yale will host its 10th annual job fair at Payne Whitney Gymnasium from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Seventy employers will be at the fair, down from 80 last year.
‘You mean, she’s pulling a Wilbanks?’ inquired CNN Headline News host Nancy Grace on her eponymous show last night. Grace doubted that Annie Le MED ’13 had fled her impending marriage like Jennifer Wilbanks, a Georgia resident who temporarily vanished before her wedding in 2005.
All hail Master T! Tomorrow, Yale will celebrate Timothy Dwight College Master Robert Thompson, who will be stepping down from his post as master this spring. The day-long symposium at the Yale University Art Gallery will feature a host of musicians, guest speakers and a keynote address by Thompson.
Cast your ballots. Online voting for Yale College Council will remain accessible until 9 p.m. today.
A 22-year-old New Haven man, Yochanan Levitansky, was sentenced to a year and a day in federal prison after he stole $200,000 from people trying to buy cell phone equipment on eBay, The Hartford Courant reported yesterday.
This day in Yale history
2006 Students gathered on Beinecke Plaza to commemorate the five-year anniversary of the events of Sept. 11, 2001. There were 150 people present at the memorial, which was co-sponsored by the Yale College Democrats and the Yale College Republicans.