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Business students see green futures

September 13, 2005 • 0
Those investing in a Yale business education can look forward to receiving more bang for their buck, according to a biennial Forbes Magazine return-on-investment ranking, which placed the Yale School of Management fifth among the country’s best business schools. In ranking nearly 100 M.B.A. programs, Forbes calculated the difference between graduates’ pre-M.B.A. salaries and their »
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City offers ‘smart’ alternative to cash

April 14, 2005 • 0
New Haven will streamline the consumer experience as the first city in the United States to use the new “smart card” payment system for parking and retail. Unveiled yesterday by Mayor John DeStefano Jr., the new system will rely on the smart card, which can be used to pay for most parking meters, parking garages »
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Low enrollment keeps Yale off Hispanic list

April 8, 2005 • 1
About 6 percent of the students who enrolled at Yale last year are Hispanic, but according to a new college ranking by Hispanic Magazine, that was not enough. The magazine rated the top 25 universities for Hispanic students last month, placing Stanford University, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Harvard University at the top of »
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Teen sex may lower school success

March 30, 2005 • 0
A recent Yale psychiatry study shows that early to bed might not equal healthy, wealthy or wise. “Early to Bed: A Study of Adaptation Among Sexually Active Urban Adolescent Girls Younger Than Age Sixteen,” is based on survey data collected in 1998 from students in New Haven public schools. The study found that sexually active »
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Course teaches campus security

March 24, 2005 • 1
Like it or not, campus police need to know how to respond to even the most severe threats. It was just one year ago that two separate bomb scares closed down Yale Law School and Beinecke Plaza, and 22 months ago that a pipe-bomb exploded inside the Law School, damaging two rooms and a nearby »
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Open doors stir security fears

February 21, 2005 • 0
While Welch Hall is often revered as Yale’s finest freshman living, the unlucky experience of one Davenport College freshman may even out the score. In the first two weeks of school, during “Camp Yale,” Sharon Madanes ’08 was walking down the stairs of her spacious princess suite one night when she was confronted with a »
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Breast cancer group to foster education, support

February 10, 2005 • 0
A new club that aims to unite Yalies against breast cancer will join Relay for Life as another outlet through which students can learn about and fight the disease. Founded by Annabel Chang ’08, Yalies Against Breast Cancer will have its first meeting next week. The club, which will operate under the umbrella of the »
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Div. School will preserve documents

February 7, 2005 • 0
Yale Divinity School and the World Council of Churches are collaborating on a five-year microfilming project that will result in the preservation and publication of documents revealing the history of Christian missions. The decision, made public on Jan. 21 in Switzerland at the WCC headquarters, will allow letters and reports from as early at the »
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RecycleMania will hit campus Friday

February 1, 2005 • 0
In an effort to not only lessen waste on campus but also recover from last year’s loss to Harvard, Yale once again will participate in the annual recycling competition that includes 49 colleges and universities across the United States. The fifth annual RecycleMania will kick off this Friday, providing universities with a competitive venue in »
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Vigil honors legalized abortion

January 19, 2005 • 0
Just four days before the 32nd anniversary of the Roe v. Wade Supreme Court decision, the Reproductive Rights Action League of Yale College held a vigil Tuesday night at the Yale Women’s Center commemorating women whom, they said, lost their lives before the case established abortion rights. The vigil, which attracted about 30 students, was »
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Prof’s discovery is one of year’s top 10

January 19, 2005 • 0
For a substance that comprises about two-thirds of the human body and 70 percent of the planet Earth, knowledge about water has until recently been unusually sparse. Honored in Science Magazine as one of the top ten most important discoveries in 2004, the research of Yale chemistry professor Mark Johnson has tried to close that »
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Dugolli discusses situation in Kosovo

November 12, 2004 • 0
This article has been corrected. You may view this article’s correction here. Fifteen years after Kosovo’s autonomy under Serbia was revoked, Kosovo is still seeking its independence. Ilir Dugolli, a top policy advisor to the prime minister of Kosovo, spoke about the region’s unique situation to over 25 students at a Trumbull College Master’s Tea »