The Incan artifacts will be displayed in Casa Concha, a mansion in Cusco, Peru.

Incan exhibit opens in Peru

September 30, 2011 • 949
University officials are heading to Peru this weekend to celebrate the opening of a new home for Inca artifacts long housed at Yale. Provost Peter Salovey will join other members of the University in Cusco for the formal opening of the Universidad Nacional de San Antonio Abad del Cusco-Yale International Center for the Study of »

Mattia to step down as chief communications officer

September 30, 2011 • 0
Thomas Mattia will step down from his post as the University’s chief communications officer and director of the Office of Public Affairs and Communications in December, Vice President and Secretary Linda Lorimer announced in a statement Thursday. Mattia has served in his position since 2009 and previously worked in public affairs positions at Coca Cola, »

Corporation welcomes new senior fellow

September 26, 2011 • 0
When the Yale Corporation convened for its first meeting of the year this weekend, University President Richard Levin welcomed a new leader by his side. After former Senior Fellow Roland Betts ’68 stepped down following the end of his two terms in June, the corporation — the University’s highest governing body — chose 10-year board »

Yale Review turns 100

September 22, 2011 • 0
The back of a subscription card sent each year by the Yale Review includes a sample of writers whom the magazine has published in its history. The list is filled with notables: Thomas Mann, Edith Wharton, Virginia Woolf and Leon Trotsky, among many others. Although the publication — the nation’s oldest quarterly literary journal — »
The identity of the plaintiffs in the case against former Mexican president and Yale professor Ernesto Zedillo, pictured above, remains unclear, but rumors are swirling that the suit could be funded by a prominent Mexican politician.

Zedillo accused of massacre cover-up

September 21, 2011 • 10
A lawsuit filed in the United States District Court for the District of Connecticut on Friday alleges that Ernesto Zedillo GRD ’81, former president of Mexico and current director of the Yale Center for the Study of Globalization, violated the Geneva Conventions, the United Nations Charter and Mexican common law, among other codes of conduct, »
Yale Tomorrow, the Yale Corporation’s five-year fundraising drive, contributed $3.885 billion to the University’s endowment.

University celebrates successful campaign

September 19, 2011 • 5
The Yale Tomorrow conclusion celebration, held this past Saturday, gave donors the opportunity to visualize the impact their gifts will have on the University. As part of a presentation about Yale’s plans for the future, donors seated in Sprague Memorial Hall watched a video in which the camera flew through detailed mock-ups of Yale’s two »
A $25 million donation from Thomas Steyer ’79 will be used to develop Yale’s West Campus.

Gift establishes energy institute

September 14, 2011 • 1021
Over two months after the end of the largest fundraising drive in Yale history, the University is still announcing donations. Although Yale Tomorrow, the University’s five-year capital campaign, ended officially on June 30, some donations given before the deadline — including a $25 million gift to the West Campus announced Tuesday — could not be »

One year later, Yale-NUS ready to hire

September 13, 2011 • 2
One year after Yale announced that it would partner with the National University of Singapore to open a liberal arts college in Asia, the schools are taking their first steps toward building an entire faculty for their project. Since University President Richard Levin announced the plan on Sept. 12, 2010, both universities have moved ahead »
ROTC will return to campus next fall, after being absent for 54 years.

Yale to welcome Air Force ROTC

September 13, 2011 • 3
University President Richard Levin and United States Secretary of the Air Force Michael B. Donley signed an agreement Monday to establish a branch of the Air Force Reserve Officers Training Corps at Yale, ending the program’s 54-year absence from campus. When the program begins at Yale next fall, it will join a newly-established Naval ROTC »

On the morning of Sept. 11, 2001…

September 9, 2011 • 1
Before 8:46 a.m. on Sept. 11, 2001, Yale’s fall term was unfolding in the same ways as the countless autumns that had come before. Students were still in the throes of shopping period as professors finalized their course rosters. Administrators were tied up in meeting after meeting as they plannedthe capstone celebration of the University’s »

SEAS design center to add practical focus

September 8, 2011 • 1
As the School of Engineering and Applied Science works to build a more interdisciplinary program, it has asked its students to dream up and manufacture devices with practical uses. Set to open in September 2012, the School of Engineering and Applied Science’s Center for Engineering Innovation & Design will house expanded course offerings in engineering »

Admins plan for day after ‘Tomorrow’

September 6, 2011 • 0
After five years and $3.885 billion raised, Yale’s top administrators and strongest financial supporters will gather Sept. 17 to celebrate the end of the Yale Tomorrow campaign. Yale Tomorrow, the University’s most recent fundraising drive, concluded this summer with the biggest year of donations in the University’s history: Yale brought in $862 million in new »