A Glass Ceiling in the Ivory Tower? Part 2

Part Two of Two Yet even if the administration has made strides to institute a formal system of mentoring within the apartments, the burden of administrative work remains. Many women at Yale feel that they are asked more often to serve on committees and take on time-consuming positions, such as the director of undergraduate studies […]

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A Glass Ceiling in the Ivory Tower?

Part One of Two All Lee Wandel wanted out of Yale was a fair shot at tenure. When Wandel came to Yale in 1987, it was as an assistant professor in the History and Religious Studies departments. She hoped to work her way up the rungs of the faculty hierarchy and someday receive a tenured […]

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TV star talks

To anyone who tunes into HBO on Sunday nights, Chris Noth DRA ’85 is one thing: Big. Judging from the attendance at his Master’s Tea Thursday, so is his following on the Yale campus. Noth, best known for his current role as Mr. Big on HBO’s “Sex and the City” and for his five-year stint […]

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Von Furstenberg brings fashion to Yale

A stunning 24-year-old woman sat reading the Wall Street Journal, the sole female on a morning commuter flight to Philadelphia. “What does a cute girl like you read the Wall Street Journal for?” the young businessman to her right asked with a grin and a wink. Though Diane von Furstenberg said nothing at the time, […]

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