With end of Yale-PKU, admins’ hopes unfulfilled

BEIJING — Despite reaffirming its partnership with Peking University seven months ago, Yale decided this summer that it will not continue its program sending undergraduates to live and study at the Chinese school, citing low student enrollment. Yale College Dean Mary Miller, whose office recommended the program’s cancellation, said the Peking University-Yale University Joint Undergraduate […]

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SOM recruits two associate deans

The School of Management announced two senior leadership appointments in its administration last week. Anjani Jain will take office as senior associate dean for SOM’s full-time MBA program on July 1, and David Bach ’98 will become senior associate dean for executive MBA and global programs in September. Jain has held multiple leadership positions at […]

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After four years, Dongguk case closed

Ruling in the University’s favor last week, a Connecticut federal judge ended a four-year battle against Yale by a university in Seoul over a forged degree that sparked a national scandal in South Korea. Dongguk University filed a $50 million defamation lawsuit against Yale in March 2008, three years after the University verified the authenticity […]

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Vatican denounces Divinity School prof’s book

The Vatican denounced Divinity School professor Margaret Farley’s GRD ’73 book “Just Love: A Framework for Christian Sexual Ethics” on Monday for its inconsistencies with traditional Catholic doctrine. In a statement published by the Vatican’s Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, the Vatican deemed Farley’s work “a cause of confusion among the faithful” for […]

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Keegan’s ’12 story spreads

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UPDATED: Keegan ’12 dies in car accident

Marina Keegan ’12 was killed Saturday afternoon in a car accident near Dennis, Mass. She was 22. Keegan was a passenger in a 1997 Lexus ES300 sedan driven by Michael Gocksch ’12. The vehicle was traveling on Route 6 eastbound on Cape Cod when, shortly after 2 p.m., it drifted off the road and hit […]

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Keegan ’12 remembered for writing, activism

Marina Keegan ’12, a prolific writer, actress and activist, died Saturday afternoon in a car accident near Dennis, Mass. She was 22. At Yale, Keegan distinguished herself as a leader across disciplines: in addition to writing and starring in several campus plays, Keegan served as president of the Yale College Democrats, and last fall sparked […]

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SOM launches global network

NEW YORK — Business school leaders from around the world gathered at the Yale Club of New York City on Thursday for the official launch of the Global Network for Advanced Management. School of Management Dean Edward Snyder announced plans to create a network of partnerships between Yale and 20 international business schools about five […]

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SOM pre-MBA program builds membership

With the School of Management’s new international network set to launch Thursday, SOM is creating 20 new spots in its pre-MBA summer program for undergraduates from member schools. The two-week summer program, which launched in 2007 and is designed to introduce college students and recent graduates from minority groups to the basics of business education, […]

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Law School battles gender imbalance

Men are 16 percent more likely to speak in class than women in Yale Law School courses, according findings in a study released by a Law School student group last week. The group, Yale Law Women, replicated a study of gender dynamics it conducted at the school in 2002. The 93-page study — which included […]

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Brunt ’15 found dead in Gibbs Lab

Davenport College student Zachary Brunt ’15 was found dead Wednesday following an apparent suicide. Brunt’s body was discovered on the sixth floor of Josiah Willard Gibbs Laboratories early Wednesday afternoon. The police were called by a student shortly after 2 p.m., and he was pronounced dead at the scene. His body was taken to the […]

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Gaddis wins Pulitzer for Kennan biography

History professor John Lewis Gaddis can add yet another accolade to his biography of American diplomat George Kennan: the Pulitzer Prize, America’s most prestigious award for letters. Gaddis won the 2012 biography Pulitzer for “George F. Kennan: An American Life,” which was published in November after nearly two decades of research. In naming Gaddis the […]

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