UPDATED: Keegan ’12 dies in car accident

May 28, 2012
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 »
Marina Keegan '12 died Saturday afternoon in a car accident near Dennis, Mass. She was 22.

Keegan ’12 remembered for writing, activism

May 27, 2012
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 »

SOM launches global network

April 27, 2012
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 »
The School of Management’s pre-MBA program will expand with 20 new slots reserved for students from schools in its new international network.

SOM pre-MBA program builds membership

April 23, 2012
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, »

Law School battles gender imbalance

April 20, 2012
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 »

Brunt ’15 found dead in Gibbs Lab

April 19, 2012
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 »
Members of Morse College celebrated their victory in Saturday’s Freshman Olympics on Old Campus.

Freshman Olympics struck by thefts

April 16, 2012
Lindsay Pearlman ’15 was petting a dog at Saturday’s Freshman Olympics on Old Campus when a student wearing a Berkeley College T-shirt snatched the Morse College flag out of her hands. Morse was one of four colleges to lose their flags in a spate of thefts committed by Timothy Dwight College students during this year’s »
Since the death of Michele Dufault ’11 in a machine shop accident one year ago, a fund has been started in her honor and Yale has tightened workshop safety regulations.

One year later, foundation to honor Dufault in works

April 13, 2012
A year after Michele Dufault ’11 died in a machine shop accident on campus, those who knew her are working to establish a foundation to promote women in the sciences. Dufault’s friends, family and professors have raised a third of their target $100,000 to create an endowment for their foundation, the Michele Dufault Summer Research »
Since the death of Michele Dufault ’11 in a machine shop accident one year ago, a fund has been started in her honor and Yale has tightened workshop safety regulations.

Shop safety since tragedy difficult to measure

April 13, 2012
Though Yale has tightened workshop safety regulations in the year since Michele Dufault ’11 died in a woodworking machine shop accident, students and administrators say improvement in safety also depends on changing the culture within the shops. The most drastic changes to Yale’s workshop safety regulations involve restrictions on which students can operate heavy machinery »
A U-Haul swerved into the Yale Bowl’s D-Lot on Nov. 19, killing one woman and injuring two other people at the Harvard-Yale tailgate.

Tailgate victim sues driver, U-Haul

April 12, 2012
Nearly five months after a U-Haul crash injured two women and killed another at the Harvard-Yale tailgate, one of the victims is suing the U-Haul Company of Connecticut and Brendan Ross ’13, the truck’s driver. In a lawsuit filed with the New Haven Superior Court last week, Sarah Short SOM ’13, one of the accident’s »
Construction on Edward P. Evans Hall, the new School of Management campus on Whitney Avenue, remains underway.

UP CLOSE | In race for rankings, SOM weighs identity

April 10, 2012
When the School of Management began looking for a new dean three years ago, Jim Baron, the professor who led the search, cast a wide net. “Suppose you had absolutely no constraints, and you could pick anybody to be the dean of SOM regardless of whether they’re living, dead, available or not,” Baron told professors »
Class gift campaigns are in their initial stages at Yale’s professional schools. Yale College’s senior class gift broke a participation record this year, though the total amount raised dropped from 2011.

Class gifts underway at professional schools

April 3, 2012
Though Yale College’s senior class gift campaign ended in late February, similar campaigns at the University’s professional schools are only beginning, and will last until Commencement. Yale College’s class of 2012 beat the class gift participation record for the fourth consecutive year by collecting donations from 97.5 percent of students to raise more than $31,000. »
Divinity School Dean Gregory Sterling has pursued transparency while addressing the school’s $800,000 budget deficit.