Law students work on cases in local clinics

October 30, 2006
This article has been corrected. You may view this article’s correction here. Justin Weinstein-Tull LAW ’08, a second year law student, just came back from his first appearance in court. He was arguing for disability benefits on behalf of his New Haven client. Weinstein-Tull works for school credit in a law school clinic that places »

Yale profs react to N. Korean tests

October 26, 2006
Like most Yale students, the North Korean dictator Kim Jong Il spends a lot of time surfing the net. In fact, Kim keeps three computers around, as well as stacks of Hollywood movies, bottles of Scotch whisky and a fleet of burgundy Mercedes Benz, according to Law School Dean Harold Koh, who visited North Korea »

Law School begins $200M campaign

October 23, 2006
A new Law School capital campaign has already raised over half of its $200 million goal for programs that aim to improve the school’s long-term future. The Law School announced a five-year, $200 million capital campaign last week called “Law Tomorrow” — analogous to the University-wide “Yale Tomorrow” campaign to raise $3 billion that was »

Univ. considers new art colony

September 15, 2006
In light of the recent attention the University has focused on building ties with Asia and Europe, expanding Yale’s presence to a paint factory in Massachusetts may seem like an unlikely choice, but the Yale Art School is currently in talks to establish a summer art colony on historic Rocky Neck in coastal Gloucester, Mass. »

Blocker to serve again as music dean

May 1, 2006
The yearlong search for a new dean at the Yale School of Music has produced an unlikely successor to departed Dean Robert Blocker: Blocker himself. In a resignation letter that was e-mailed Monday to the community of Southern Methodist University — where he has spent the past year as provost and vice president for academic »

Art galleries establish new internship programs

April 12, 2006
Four undergraduate students will be able to participate in new research internships at the Yale University Art Gallery and Center for British Art for the 2006-2007 academic year. The internships are being funded by an endowment established by Henry and Nancy Horton Bartels in 2005, which also funds summer internships at Yale and off-site art »

Gehry discusses inspirations

April 10, 2006
During a talk at the School of Architecture on Friday, architect and visiting professor Frank Gehry said he has lately drawn great inspiration from the music world and has even discussed his shifting interests with hip-hop artist Jay-Z — a co-owner of the Nets basketball team, for which Gehry has designed a new stadium in »

School of Music scores gift

March 3, 2006
The School of Music has received a $2.5 million donation to enhance the school’s presence in the New Haven community, Acting Dean Thomas Duffy announced Thursday. The donation, made by Donald Roberts ’57 to the Class of 1957 Music Education Endowment, will be used to endow a professorship in music education and to enhance the »

Women in Arch. voice complaints

February 28, 2006
After nine students — six of whom were female — were almost forced to take a semester’s leave of absence from the Yale School of Architecture last month following their portfolio reviews, a number of other trends have led to calls for the administration to address some students’ concerns of gender inequality. In addition to »

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February 22, 2006
The movement for financial aid reform is growing, and it is time for us to speak out. We know many arguments against the University’s financial aid policy have been voiced already, but we feel that our unique viewpoint — as co-founders of Salt of the Earth, a Christian group — would benefit the debate. To »

Renovations will create new art district

February 20, 2006
The University is in the midst of creating a new “art district” near Chapel and York streets — which it will do by renovating old arts buildings and creating new ones — that will likely be completed within the next decade at a cost of approximately $300 million, Yale President Richard Levin said. The anticipated »

Architecture building will be renovated

February 17, 2006
This article has been corrected. You may view this article’s correction here. The School of Architecture will temporarily move to the newly constructed sculpture building next year while the Art and Architecture building undergoes renovations and a new art history building is built next door, Architecture Dean Richard Stern said, contradicting announcements last year that »