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Faculty join push for divestment

April 9, 2015
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
The 14-story tower of the Hall of Graduate Studies will be named in honor of Yale’s longtime Chief Investment Officer, David Swensen.
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Former YIO associate to lead Stanford endowment

March 26, 2015
Robert Wallace ’02, former senior associate at the Yale Investments Office, has been named the new head of the Stanford University endowment.
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Former Yale provost named next NYU president

March 18, 2015
Andrew Hamilton most recently served as vice chancellor of the University of Oxford.
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After asbestos scare, Saybrook dining hall reopens

March 17, 2015
The Saybrook College dining hall reopened to students Sunday evening. And yet only a week before, the dining hall was being cleared of traces of asbestos.
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Fossil Free Yale issues ultimatum to Yale Corp

March 6, 2015
For the second time in as many weeks, Fossil Free Yale gathered outside University President Peter Salovey’s office Thursday afternoon to demand divestment.