China’s UN ambassador talks terror, human rights

October 19, 2001 • 0
Wang Yingfan, China’s permanent representative to the United Nations, began his career in a way unfamiliar to most Americans. “I didn’t get into this field out of my own choice, I can tell you,” Wang said. “My government decided that I should go and study English and join the Foreign Service. Fortunately, I like it.” »

New Haven joins national coalition for education

October 15, 2001 • 0
New Haven became one of six cities to carry out an expansive school improvement plan in an effort to enhance public education last week. City politicians and education officials announced at City Hall last Friday that New Haven will join an education program in the National League of Cities to strengthen and promote cities as »

WYBC preparing for Temple St. move

September 28, 2001 • 0
The “Rhythm of the City” is finally moving to its new home. After being evicted by Yale from its base at Hendrie Hall last summer, undergraduate-run radio station WYBC is moving this weekend to 142 Temple St., opposite the Omni-New Haven Hotel. WYBC’s FM station has been acclaimed as New Haven’s most popular radio station »

Time praises Yale prof as one of ‘America’s Best’

September 19, 2001 • 0
Patricia S. Goldman-Rakic, a professor of neuroscience, neurology and psychiatry, compares her work to the challenge of climbing Mount Everest. “Many people say that it can’t be done,” she said. “But it can. It’s a progression from base camp onwards.” Time magazine recently featured Goldman-Rakic in part of its series titled “America’s Best” for her »