Donation funds mental illness research

Herb Allison ’65 is not afraid to talk about his struggles with debilitating anxiety throughout high school and college. In fact, his personal experience with mental illness is one of the motivating factors behind his recent $3 million donation to the Yale School of Medicine. The grant from his family’s foundation — The Allison Foundation […]

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Lawsuit alleges age discrimination

A 63-year-old former Yale administrator at the Yale-New Haven Hospital is suing the University on the grounds of age discrimination, claiming that he was fired from his post after serving more than 30 years with the hospital and School of Medicine. Martin Donovan, 63, the former director of finance for the Yale Medical Group, is […]

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Students celebrate Canadian Thanksgiving

The Pierson College dining hall filled with Canadian undergraduates, graduates and faculty members on Monday in celebration of the 19th annual Canadian Thanksgiving Dinner, hosted by Pierson College Master Harvey Goldblatt GRD ’78. Goldblatt, who hails from Hamilton, Ontario, and Joshua Satok ’13, president of the Association of Canadian Students, gave welcoming remarks and led […]

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M. CREW | Men’s crew starts fall season at the Housatonic

Both of the men’s crew teams started their fall seasons Saturday at the 18th annual Head of the Housatonic race in Shelton, Conn. The regatta was the first of two fall head races, or time trials, for the lightweight and heavyweight crew teams. It served as an opportunity for the freshmen to gain racing experience […]

M. HOCKEY | Bulldogs predicted to finish fifth in ECAC

The men’s hockey team is predicted to finished fifth in the 2012-13 ECAC standings, according to the ECAC Men’s Hockey Coaches’ Poll released Wednesday. The Bulldogs received 77 points in the annual poll, but no first place votes. The poll predicts Union to come in first, notching 118 points and eight first-place votes, followed by […]

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Maricic ’13 trades skates for roller blades

Yale goalie Nick Maricic ’13 and Quinnipiac defender Loren Barron have a particularly longstanding hockey rivalry: For over a decade, the pair have faced off against each other in minor leagues, then as juniors in the USHL and now at the collegiate level. But this past June, Maricic and Barron finally suited up for the […]

CREW | Freshman rowers eligible for varsity

For the first time in the history of the oldest American collegiate sport, freshmen will be permitted to compete at the varsity and junior varsity levels in the upcoming spring crew season. In June 2012, the Intercollegiate Rowing Association (IRA) decided to allow freshmen to compete in the IRA National Championship regatta, held every spring […]

Honors cutoffs rose for 2012 grads

For the second year in a row, the minimum GPA required for Yale College graduates to earn Latin honors increased in the spring. Members of the class of 2012 needed a 3.95 GPA to graduate summa cum laude, a 3.89 to graduate magna cum laude and a 3.80 to graduate cum laude, according to data […]

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Yale football devotee Wallace ’45W dies at 88

William N. Wallace ’45W, a former New York Times sports writer and lifelong Yale football fan, died Aug. 11 of acute myeloid leukemia in Norwalk, Conn. He was 88. Wallace’s sportswriting career began at the News, where he covered football and other sports as a Yale undergraduate. After graduation, he reported on local sports for […]

FIELD HOCKEY | Holland ’14 makes USA U21 team

Field hockey player Georgia Holland ’14 is one of 30 players in the country to have been selected for USA Field Hockey’s U21 National Team. The Yale midfielder/back will attend the team’s Pan American Training Camp at the University of Maryland in mid-August and vie for a spot on the United States’ Junior Pan American […]

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HEAVYWEIGHT CREW: Elis swept in 147th Yale-Harvard regatta

On Saturday morning, the heavyweight crew team battled Harvard on the Thames River in New London, Conn., in the 147th Yale-Harvard Regatta. The Bulldogs’ varsity boat lagged 9.9 seconds behind its opponent at the finish line of the four-mile downstream course, finishing at 19:51.2 and ceding a fifth consecutive victory of the annual race to […]

CREW | Bulldogs beat opponents at EARC Sprints

The lightweight crew team won two of four races at the EARC Sprints on Sunday in Worcester, Mass. The Bulldogs also took home the Jope Cup for overall team performance with 34 points. Princeton and Harvard tied for second place with 29 points, marking the first time since 2002 that the Bulldogs have achieved the […]

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