University

Minibus riders report delays

February 16, 2010 • 12
Carolyn Brown ’13 called the minibus after squash practice this October, thinking that it would be the fastest way to meet her suitemates for a birthday dinner. But when she called, she discovered it might be a belated birthday. “Even though the restaurant was really far away, I had to run,” Brown said. “It was »
Forestry School researchers built a virtual pulp and paper mill.
Sci-Tech

Virtual world, real money in ‘Second Life’

February 11, 2010 • 8
Yale owns two islands. But you can’t get to either of them by air, land or sea. They exist only in Second Life, an online universe where people can buy land and trade services. The University purchased its first virtual island, Elihu, in 2007. While the second island lies fallow and Elihu Island currently has »