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19 Fossil Free Yale protesters threatened with arrest at Woodbridge Hall sit-in

April 10, 2015 • 0
After a day-long sit-in at Woodbridge Hall, 19 members of Fossil Free Yale have been arrested and fined.
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With sit-in, FFY raises the stakes

April 10, 2015 • 0
In its most confrontational act against the administration yet, Fossil Free Yale made the question of divestment impossible to ignore.
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Fossil Free Yale stages Woodbridge Hall sit-in

April 9, 2015 • 0
FFY Communications Director Chelsea Watson ’17 said the group’s plan is to stay in the building until FFY has felt it has been heard.
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Meghan Sullivan NUR ’16 remembered as champion for mental health

April 9, 2015 • 0
Meghan Sullivan NUR ’16, who was dedicated to caring for mental health and substance abuse patients, died suddenly on Tuesday.
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Faculty join push for divestment

April 9, 2015 • 0
Some faculty have now joined the push for fossil fuel divestment at Yale — an effort that was previously helmed almost entirely by students.
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A decade later, former YIO intern now manages billions

April 7, 2015 • 0
Endowment managers at other universities have long wondered how Chief Investment Officer David Swensen has consistently generated returns above Yale’s peers. Now, they may have a little bit more insight.
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YCC | Andy Hill ’17, president

April 6, 2015 • 0
Yale College Council presidential candidate Andy Hill ’17 wants to create a YCC that goes beyond bike racks and chicken tenders.
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New biology building may put trees at risk

April 3, 2015 • 0
When professor of biology Sidney Altman asked about what would happen to the surrounding trees — four massive oaks alongside the Gibbs laboratory — the response by the associate provost stuck with him.
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Univ. releases sustainability updates, carbon task force still working

March 31, 2015 • 0
Seven months after University President Peter Salovey announced six new sustainability initiatives, the University has released an update on those projects, prompting both praise and renewed skepticism.
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ACIR to support sustainability with shareholder voting

March 30, 2015 • 0
Though voting is most often associated with the actions of individual citizens, Yale is casting a vote of its own on issues of climate change.
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Years later, prize funds still not renewed

March 27, 2015 • 0
In 2006, the English Department awarded a total of $15,125 to students via the Elmore A. Willets Prize for Fiction. In 2009, that number climbed to $20,750. But by 2013, the Willets Prize awarded a mere $3,000.
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Hall of Graduate Studies tower renamed in Swensen’s honor

March 26, 2015 • 0
The 14-story tower of the Hall of Graduate Studies will be named in honor of Yale’s longtime Chief Investment Officer, David Swensen.