Yale draws ‘zombie’ followers

Amid the University’s push toward increasing social media involvement, Yale’s sudden popularity among an online Chinese audience has drawn media attention for its account’s curiously high number of “zombie” followers. Since Yale debuted an account in December 2012 on Sina Weibo — a widely popular microblogging website, the Chinese counterpart of social media outlets like Twitter […]

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Yale to offer summer bridge program

In an effort to mitigate the rocky adjustment period some students face when they first come to college, Yale will debut a brand new summer program this year.

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Admit caught in crossfire of immigration fight

Most students applying to college hope only for a letter of acceptance. But for some, admission to a university alone is not enough to allow them to attend.

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City weighed in college admissions

Yale's Undergraduate Admissions Office faces the challenge of fighting stereotypes about New Haven among students applying to college.

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STEM students descend on campus for YES-W

More than 100 high school students flooded Kroon Hall on Sunday morning to learn about brain tumors, mathematical symmetry and robotics.

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Admissions Office celebrates V-Day with love poem contest

Love is in the air at the Office of Undergraduate Admissions, which announced a rosy, Valentine’s-themed “I <3 Handsome Dan Poetry Contest” this week on its official Facebook page. The contest — which prompts high school students who are applying to Yale to write a “Yale-themed love poem” on the Admissions Office’s Facebook page — offers […]

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Two Yalies named Gates Scholars

Matt Shafer ’13 and Rachel Kurchin ’13 have been announced as recipients of the 2013 Gates Scholarship, a prestigious scholarship that allows students from outside the United Kingdom to pursue fully funded postgraduate study at the University of Cambridge. Shafer — who studies in the Philosophy Department at Yale — will pursue an M.Phil. degree […]

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Yale sues student over loan default

A lawsuit filed by Yale last spring against a former student who defaulted on federal loan repayments has recently garnered national attention.

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Admissions dean search progresses

The search for a new dean of undergraduate admissions is already underway.

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UCS expands domestic internships

This summer, while many students will set off to work in cities all over the world, others will look toward opportunities closer to home.

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Economics professor remembered for global agricultural work

A key figure in the field of agricultural science, Robert Eugene Evenson researched farm productivity in developing countries.

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Admissions Office amplifies social media presence

Full of nervous anticipation, nearly 30,000 high school students sat down in front of their computers this year to submit applications to Yale’s class of 2017

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