Weiner: Seminars this spring

September 3, 2010
The second meeting of “Foreign Correspondence,” a residential college seminar I took in during the spring of 2009, was canceled unexpectedly. War had broken out in Gaza that winter and as the war correspondent for the Washington Post, our teacher, Jon Finer LAW ’09, was called to leave his studies at Yale Law School and »

SOM students put school skills to work

March 31, 2008
Two weeks in Colombia filled with broken English, fresh coffee and social change — this spring break was a considerable change of pace for School of Management students accustomed to analyzing revenue streams and organizational structures in a Yale classroom. Twenty-four students from the Yale School of Management’s Global Social Enterprise Club spent their break »

Yale professors discuss cultural basis of hatred

February 20, 2008
Hate does not deserve a place in the Yale community or in the world, Graduate School Dean Jon Butler said Tuesday evening. About 50 members of the Yale community gathered in Sudler Hall last night for a panel discussion about the sociology of hate, the third in a series of four discussions sponsored by Butler »

Brisben talks sex toys, lube, vibrators

February 13, 2008
Vibrators, lubricants and dildos — Yale’s Becton Center for Engineering had never seen so much action in one night. On Tuesday night, Patty Brisben, founder and CEO of the adult retailer Pure Romance, spoke to a full auditorium of about 250 in Davies Auditorium at a Sex Week at Yale event titled “Everything You’ve Always »