City

Proposed budget focuses on safety reform

February 29, 2008 • 0
Public safety was at the top of New Haven Mayor John DeStefano Jr.’s list of priorities Thursday evening as he presented his proposed 2008 budget to community members. Addressing a diverse group of roughly 50 residents at the main branch of the New Haven Free Public Library, DeStefano discussed his proposed budget distribution for the »
University

Carter: Discussion vital in democracy

February 20, 2008 • 0
The emphasis in a democracy should be on listening rather than on speaking, Stephen L. Carter LAW ’79 said at a talk in Sterling Memorial Lecture Hall on Tuesday. Carter, the William Nelson Cromwell professor of law at Yale, presented “Some Third Thoughts on Religion and Politics” to a diverse audience of about 20 members »
University

Chase plugs Zipcars at Master’s Tea

February 7, 2008 • 0
Robin Chase’s solution to global warming has wheels. Chase, a sustainable entrepreneur, met with a roomful of Yalies during a Trumbull College Master’s Tea on Wednesday to share her apocalyptic yet hopeful views on climate change. Chase is a co-founder and former CEO of car-sharing company Zipcar and currently runs GoLoco, a service that helps »
University

Four Grad School alumni honored

November 5, 2007 • 0
Four alumni of the Yale Graduate School of Arts and Sciences received Wilbur Lucius Cross Medals last month for outstanding post-Yale achievements. The Graduate School’s highest honor was awarded to Smith College president Carol T. Christ GRD ’70; Paul Friedrich GRD ’57, University of Chicago professor emeritus of anthropology, linguistics, and Slavic languages and literatures; »