University commends Web sites of 2 professors

December 3, 2001
If students surfing the Web should stumble upon Forbes Magazine’s site, they will find two School of Management professors listed there. Professors William Goetzmann and Robert Shiller were listed in the winter 2001 issue of’s Best of the Web among the “best of the business school gurus.” They were commended for their comprehensive Web »

Penn students protest war by camping out on green

November 16, 2001
For three days and nights, a group of students at the University of Pennsylvania protested the conflict in Afghanistan by sleeping in a “tent city” in the middle of the College Green, the equivalent of Yale’s Cross Campus lawn. Wednesday night saw the end of the 72-hour effort by the students, who are members of »

Two Yale graduates honored for philanthropy

November 15, 2001
When Roslyn Meyer ’71 GRD ’77 and Jerome Meyer MED ’72 met in Cross Campus Library 30 years ago, they could hardly have imagined that they would marry the following summer and lead lives of philanthropy and community outreach in New Haven. But last night, at a reception in the New Haven Lawn Club — »

Nobel physics laureate draws hundreds at talk

November 12, 2001
Two lecture rooms of the Sloane Physics Laboratory filled up on Friday afternoon as more than 330 people gathered to hear one man speak. The crowd listened to 39-year-old Eric Cornell of Colorado University, winner of the 2001 Nobel Prize in Physics, talk about the work that earned him the prize. “[Cornell] clearly has his »

Strobe lights up Stiles Tea

October 31, 2001
Strobe Talbott’s cell phone rang in the middle of his sentence as he sat before a group of about 20 people in the Ezra Stiles master’s house. “A modern moment,” Talbott said before he received his call. It was his wife, reminding him to be at the train station by 6 p.m. Talbott had been »

Lecture focuses on morality of terrorism

October 29, 2001
Battell Chapel was somberly attentive Sunday night as an audience of about 50 listened to a lone figure dressed in the suit and collar of a Roman Catholic priest. The speaker was Harvard professor and priest Bryan Hehir, who discussed the moral issues of terrorism and war brought up in the aftermath of the Sept. »

Campus to get wireless Ethernet

October 22, 2001
ITS is installing hardware that will enable wireless Ethernet connection throughout much of campus. After a wireless Ethernet pilot program launched by Yale Information Technology Services in February, ITS is officially extending wireless Ethernet coverage to the rest of campus. Installation began several weeks ago, and ITS expects to complete the residential colleges in two »

Former FCC head talks at Davenport Tea

October 11, 2001
Reed Hundt ’69 pointed nostalgically toward the window facing the courtyard in the Davenport Master’s House. “I remember I used to live right over there in that entryway,” Hundt said, “right on the second floor, and on the first floor was George [W.] Bush.” Then Hundt’s face became serious. “He could not have had any »