Alexander remembered for dedicated teaching
Larry Alexander ’72, a Massachusetts state representative who dedicated his political career to improving public service, passed away due to complications relating to a blood disorder in Boston on Nov. 6.
National admissions rate holds steady
Most American universities’ acceptance rates have actually remained fairly noncompetitive as the college admissions cycle kicks off for the class of 2017.
Rhodes delegation looks to Oxford
Though the seven Yalies each received the same award, their interests are varied, ranging from neuroscience to urban health.
Early applications rise
Yale received a total of 4,514 early applications for the Class of 2017 — a roughly 4.4 percent increase from last year.
STAY restructures leadership
After a summer of organizational rearrangement, Students and Alumni of Yale has slimmed down its leadership structure this semester to increase efficiency.
Retired profs offer alumni classes
For six weeks in a small downstairs room of the Rose Alumni House, retired English professor Traugott Lawler has led a weekly discussion with an enthusiastic group of Yale alumni and their family members on “The Canterbury Tales.” Lawler, a professor emeritus of the English Department, is one of a handful of retired professors who »
First snowfall blankets campus
Students awoke Wednesday morning to a bright sky and clear walkways. But around 10:00 a.m., flecks of snow began to drift onto campus — increasing to a winter deluge that left lawns and sidewalks covered in wet mush. The first snow of the season did not disrupt Yale classes, but several campus events and extracurricular »
AYA targets local alumni
For the graduates of the Class of 2012 who chose to stay in Connecticut after Commencement last May, opportunities to reconnect with Yale may come sooner than their five-year reunion. The Association of Yale Alumni is creating the Young Alumni Council of Connecticut, an initiative that will invite alumni in Connecticut who graduated from any »
Brenzel to step down as admissions dean
A new class of bright-eyed freshmen will step onto Yale’s campus for the first time next fall. But this class will be the last that Jeffrey Brenzel, dean of undergraduate admissions for the last seven years, will ever help select. In a Wednesday afternoon email, Brenzel announced that he will step down as dean of »
After abrupt departure, UCS searches for new director
After over a month spent without a director, Undergraduate Career Services is set to begin searching for a new leader this week. Allyson Moore, the former UCS director and Yale College associate dean, left her post on Sept. 21, according to Jane Edwards, dean of international and professional experience and Yale College senior associate dean. »
Yale applicants offered Yale-NUS option
Simply by checking a box on their application supplements, students applying to Yale this year can simultaneously submit applications to Yale-NUS College in Singapore. The Yale Supplement — an add-on to the Common Application that the University requires all applicants to complete — includes a new selection box this year allowing students to share their »