University

POLAK NAMED PROVOST

January 15, 2013 • 0
Economics Department Chair Benjamin Polak has taken the reins from President-elect and former Provost Peter Salovey as the University’s second-highest ranking administrator.
From left, Provost Benjamin Polak is congratulated by University President-elect Peter Salovey and President Richard Levin.
University

Polak brings economic expertise to new role

January 15, 2013 • 0
Economics professor Benjamin Polak has spent the past few nights lying awake in bed, contemplating his role as Yale’s next provost.
City

Lawmakers weigh street closures

January 15, 2013 • 0
The New Haven Board of Aldermen is set to consider the continued closure of Wall and High streets in coming months.
Alex Forrester ’13 earned first place finishes in the 100-yard backstroke, 100-yard freestyle and 100-yard butterfly events.
Sports

W. SWIMMING & DIVING | Bulldogs face Penn and Dartmouth

January 15, 2013 • 0
The Yale women’s swimming team produced another strong performance on Saturday and remain undefeated, with victories over Dartmouth, 171–128, and Penn, 176–121.
In the fifth spot, No. 24 Gwen Tilghman ’14 bounced back from losses in the first two games (11-9, 12-10).
Sports

WOMEN’S SQUASH | Bulldogs crush Ivy Rivals

January 15, 2013 • 0
The women’s squash team started the heart of the season in Ivy League play this weekend with wins against No. 6 Cornell and No. 14 Columbia. The Bulldogs also defeated Colby and Williams earlier in the break with clean sweeps of 9–0.
The Bulldogs remain one of only three undefeated teams in the Ivy League conference.
Sports

M. SWIMMING & DIVING | Bulldogs’ depth instrumental in victory

January 15, 2013 • 0
Fresh off winter training and a win over Cornell, the men’s swimming and diving team headed to Pennsylvania for a tri-meet against Penn and Dartmouth.
The trip to No. 4 Cornell and No. 9 Columbia marked the end of a four-match road trip for the Elis.
Sports

MEN’S SQUASH | Yale dominates on the road

January 15, 2013 • 0
The nationally ranked No. 6 Yale men’s squash team extended its winning streak to five games after defeating two Ivy League opponents this weekend in New York.
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Culture

Large gift enables Yale Bands’ professional development

January 15, 2013 • 0
At the end of last semester, an anonymous donor gave a significant gift to the Yale Bands endowment to encourage undergraduate ensembles to have first-person contact with professional musicians.
University

New UCS director takes office

January 15, 2013 • 0
Jeanine Dames has been appointed as the new director of Undergraduate Career Services and assistant dean in Yale College, according to an email sent by Yale College Dean Mary Miller to faculty and staff Monday morning.
The committee will submit its alcohol policy recommendations at the end of the semester.
University

Alcohol Committee meets students

January 15, 2013 • 0
The newly formed University Council Committee on Alcohol in Yale College met for the first time Monday.