Opinion

SEAGER: We are not untouchable

December 1, 2011 • 4
Today is World AIDS Day. Now, in December 2011, we are 30 years from the first reports of AIDS in the United States, and, while we do not yet have a cure, it is remarkable to see the progress that has been made. Medically, we have developed ways to keep HIV-positive people alive for almost »
City

TD dean stable after car hits him

September 24, 2010 • 1
Timothy Dwight Dean John Loge is in stable condition after being hit by a car at about 11 p.m. Wednesday. According to e-mails sent by the college’s master, Dean of Admissions Jeffrey Brenzel, the car struck both Loge and his brother-in-law while they were crossing Union Avenue in front of Union Station. Brenzel said Loge »
University

TD dean Loge in surgery after auto accident

September 23, 2010 • 2
Timothy Dwight College students woke this morning to the news that their dean, John Loge, was involved in a serious car accident Wednesday night. According to e-mails sent by the college’s master, Jeffrey Brenzel, Loge was hit by a car just before 11 p.m. while crossing Union Avenue in front of Union Station. Brenzel said »
Campus publications are face funding cuts.
University

Funding cut for six campus publications

September 21, 2010 • 0
The Yale Institution for Social and Policy Studies has been forced to stop funding six student publications this year as a result of budget cuts. The loss of funding — which is tied to last year’s endowment drop — has caused some of these journals to question their futures. Although political science professor Donald Green, »
University

Some professors deferring retirement

September 14, 2010 • 4
Chemistry professor Martin Saunders has been a member of the Yale faculty since 1955 — one of the longest science faculty tenures in Yale’s history — and he has no intention of retiring anytime soon. Indeed, Saunders, who will turn 80 in January, still maintains an active teaching and research schedule. Universities across the country »
President of the Student Granny Society Alexsis Johnson ’12 says: “The knitting culture at Yale is stronger than one might think.”
Features

Knitters find a place in Yale’s social fabric

September 10, 2010 • 2
While many Yale students apply for scholarships to fund independent research or study abroad, Chika Ota ’11 recently won a scholarship for a decidedly different interest: knitting. Ota was awarded one of five annual Beans for Brains College Scholarships, given by JimmyBeansWool.com and Vogue International Knitting Magazine, for her knitting ability, netting an $800 prize »
University

Former provost brings Yale experience to Oxford

September 2, 2010 • 0
OXFORD—It has been only 11 months since former Yale Provost and chemistry professor Andrew Hamilton took up the top academic post at the University of Oxford, but already he is making waves across the pond. Hamilton, now the vice-chancellor of one of the United Kingdom’s most elite universities, is using his experience at Yale to »
University

Law school draws older crowd

January 12, 2010 • 3
Thirty-year-old Mark Fitzgerald LAW ’12 once graced the runways of New York. But he now spends his days in the hallways of Yale Law School. Fitzgerald belongs to the one-third or so of Yale Law School students who begin their studies more than two years after graduating college. The financial crisis is now motivating some »
A visualization of Lord Norman Foster’s ARC ’62 sleek plans for the new School of Management campus.
City

SOM campus clears commission

January 11, 2010 • 0
Even as the new School of Management campus secured a major donation from a young SOM alumnus, Yale still faces some hurdles as its plans move closer to city approval. Last month, the City Plan Commission approved the schematics for the SOM campus, a 246,000 square-foot behemoth structure to be located on Whitney Avenue and »
University

Divinity School branches out

November 30, 2009 • 5
American theologians are not the only people interested in the works of Jonathan Edwards. The Jonathan Edwards Center at Yale University — a division of the Yale Divinity School devoted to the study of the works of the famous 18th century theologian — opened five new affiliate centers at universities in Illinois, Poland, Germany, South »
University

Briefly: Senate confirms Yale Law alum to U.S. Court of Appeals

November 30, 2009 • 0
The U.S. Senate confirmed District Court Judge David Hamilton LAW ’83 of Southern Indiana to the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit on Nov. 19 in a 59 to 39 vote. The confirmation came after a group of Senate Republicans attempted to block the consideration of Hamilton for the appellate court seat »
University

Briefly: Yale librarian recants doubts of “Serenity Prayer” authorship

November 30, 2009 • 1
Yale librarian Fred Shapiro, who last year questioned whether Reinhold Niebuhr ’14 GRD ’15 truly authored the Serenity Prayer, has been persuaded to retain Niebuhr as the author in the next edition of The Yale Book of Quotations, which Shapiro edits. The decision came after a researcher at the Duke University library found a Christian »