Yale Health announces new ‘Rider’ coverage

In a campus-wide email this afternoon, Yale Health announced new supplemental coverage called the Approved Academic Travel Rider that is designed to meet the medical needs of students traveling within the United States but outside the Yale Health service area. The Rider will provide coverage for non-emergent illness and chronic care. “The motivation [for the update] was to make […]

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2012-’13 sexual climate assessment released

University Title IX Coordinator and Deputy Provost Stephanie Spangler released results of the second campus sexual climate assessment today, based on feedback from more than 300 students, staff members, faculty and administrators. The 2012-’13 report aims to examine how well the campus community understands Yale’s existing sexual misconduct resources and to engage members of the […]

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International students face new visa procedure

In a direct response to the Boston Marathon bombings, the Homeland Security Department has implemented a new security procedure requiring border agents to verify the student visa of each international student entering the United States. Previously, border agents at the airport could not access the Homeland Security Department’s Student and Exchange Visitor Information System, or […]

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Clark to serve as Trumbull master

President-elect Peter Salovey announced professor Margaret “Peggy” Clark as the new master of Trumbull College Sunday.

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After transition year, Dwight Hall names new executive director

Eight months after the retirement of former executive director Alex Knopp in September, Peter Crumlish DIV ’09 has been named the new executive director of Dwight Hall. “I have served in the Peace Corps, been a teacher, a college counselor and also did community organizing in New York City, running a nonprofit,” Crumlish said. “I […]

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New Trumbull master announced

President-elect Peter Salovey announced fellow psychology professor Margaret “Peggy” Clark as the new master of Trumbull College to cheering applause in the Trumbull Dining Hall Sunday afternoon. “I am thrilled and honored,” Clark said. “And I am particularly pleased it’s Trumbull College.” Clark, like Salovey, is a professor of social psychology, specializing in platonic and […]

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Yale Health extends sex-reassignment coverage to students

Yale joins fellow Ivy League schools Harvard, Brown and the University of Pennsylvania in offering insurance for the procedure.

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Yale Health to cover sex-reassignment surgery

Yale Health will now offer coverage of gender-reassignment surgeries In a Thursday email to the student body, Yale Health announced that it will cover expenses related to medically necessary sex-reassignment surgery “subject to pre-authorization based on widely accepted standards of care.” The expanded coverage is part of a series of updates to student coverage announced […]

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YEI offers summer Tech Bootcamp

The Yale Entrepreneurial Institute is piloting a program this summer to teach roughly 15 students how to build the next Reddit.

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Russian activist Medvedev links poetry to politics

For nearly an hour on Tuesday, a roomful of roughly 20 students and faculty members found themselves whisked into the politically charged literary scene of modern Moscow.

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Lecturer may file wrongful termination suit

Natasa Mateljevic GRD ’07 has already filed a lawsuit against the University for failing to provide adequate security and sexual misconduct resources.

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No mixed-gender housing for sophomores this fall

Gender-neutral housing will not be offered to sophomores in the fall, despite recent efforts by the Yale College Council to extend the option.

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