Yale schools vary on military recruiting policy

March 2, 2005
In past wars, Yale University’s campus has been filled with students almost entirely in uniform. Today, while some students push to bring Reserve Officers Training Corps back to campus, other professors and students are involved in lawsuits against the Department of Defense over the issue of military recruitment on campus. But in spite of this »

Schuck suggests contradictions in Law School’s JAG stance in book

February 24, 2005
This article has been corrected. You may view this article’s correction here. When 44 out of about 90 Yale Law professors first propelled themselves into the media spotlight with a lawsuit filed against the Department of Defense over a year ago, some 46 professors — the half that has chosen to remain less public until »

Recruiter visit raises concern

February 23, 2005
Administrators at the Yale Law School have refused to assist military recruiters, who they say enforce discriminatory hiring practices. But a visit from a Marine recruiter to Woolsey Hall last week suggests that Yale’s policy toward military recruitment is less clear at the undergraduate level. Because outside recruiting of any kind is not allowed in »

SOM alums’ companies receive honor

February 22, 2005
When Linda Mason SOM ’80 was a student at the Yale School of Management, she said she never imagined that over 20 years after graduation she and her husband, another SOM graduate, would found a company that could be the poster-child for the school. The creation of Mason, a former Yale Corporation member, and her »

Debate emerges over tort reform

February 17, 2005
Obstetrics at the Yale School of Medicine is in big trouble, and it is not alone. Reflecting a national trend, the school’s Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences is one of Yale’s departments most hard-hit by rising costs of medical malpractice insurance. Over the last three years, the department’s liability premiums have more than »

University to offer new Y-Loan plan

February 16, 2005
A new student loan program announced yesterday aims to change the strict regulations and high rates that are characteristic of the money lending process for over 1,000 Yale graduate and professional students currently relying on alternative loans to finance their educations. For the new Y-Loan program, as the option has been christened, the University has »

Some alumni criticize JAG recruiting ban

February 15, 2005
When Alabama U.S. District Judge William Acker LAW ’52 wrote a letter to Yale Law School Dean Harold Koh saying he would not consider any Yalies for clerkships because of the Law School’s public stance against the Solomon Amendment, the letter appeared in two newspapers before it reached Koh’s desk. The subject of ongoing lawsuits »

Congress challenges recruiter ban

February 8, 2005
For Yale law students who spent last week celebrating the Law School’s decision to bar military recruiters from campus, recent developments in Congress indicate that the battle is far from over. The day after the Yale Law School announced its decision in response to a ruling by a Connecticut District Court in favor of Yale »

Grads dominate Yale Law School faculty

February 7, 2005
Hidden in the recesses of the Yale Law School, nailed to the walls of faculty offices, rest mementos that link many a professor — framed diplomas from Yale. About 57 percent of the 90-odd faculty members at the Law School have degrees from Yale College or the Law School or, as is the case for »

SOM taps into the healthcare industry

February 4, 2005
For a business school internationally recognized in the nonprofit and governmental sectors and praised for its multi-disciplinary approach to teaching, it is fitting that the Yale School of Management is starting to blaze a trail in the healthcare industry. As part of a broad effort to explore teaching and scholarship regarding the healthcare industry, the »

University bans JAG recruiters

February 2, 2005
This article has been corrected. You may view this article’s correction here. Only days before the Judge Advocate General recruiting season is set to begin, Yale Law School officials announced yesterday they will bar military recruiters from the school after years of legal wrangling and campus protests. This decision, which was announced through a school-wide »

SOM sees rise in number of applicants

January 27, 2005
While many business schools around the country have experienced declines in their applicant pools in recent years, the Yale School of Management has seen a 4 percent jump in M.B.A. applicants for the first two of three rounds in the SOM admissions process this year. About 1,620 students applied to the SOM for both rounds »