Incan exhibit opens in Peru

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 […]

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Mattia to step down as chief communications officer

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, […]

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Corporation welcomes new senior fellow

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 […]

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Yale Review turns 100

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 — […]

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Zedillo accused of massacre cover-up

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, […]

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University celebrates successful campaign

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 […]

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Pepsi-themed Yale pride at Stop & Shop

In a moment of neighborly pride, Stop & Shop on Whalley Avenue decided to show its allegiance in a creative way: a tower of Pepsi products that reads “Y Bulldogs.” A Yalie snapped a picture.

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Gift establishes energy institute

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 […]

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West Campus gets $25 million

A $25 million gift to Yale’s West Campus will found an institute to study solar and other forms of renewable low-carbon energy technology. The gift from Thomas Steyer ’79 and his wife, Kathryn Taylor, will establish the University’s Energy Sciences Institute, which will focus on both short and long-term approaches to lowering carbon emissions that […]

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One year later, Yale-NUS ready to hire

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 […]

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Yale to welcome Air Force ROTC

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 […]

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Air Force ROTC unit to start on campus next year

The University and the United States military have signed an agreement to establish a unit of the United States Air Force Reserve Officers Training Corps on campus starting next year, the Office of Public Affairs and Communications announced in a press release this morning. The announcement follows the news early this summer that the military […]

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