STEINBERG: Divided and conquered
You don’t need a degree in urban design to realize that the Oak Street Connector did more to disconnect local communities than to reunite them. But LiveWorkLearnPlay’s vision is not a fitting correction for this problem.
STEINBERG: For fewer adjuncts
University administrations must understand that replacing tenured positions with adjunct appointments is harmful to academic freedom, student learning and professor well-being.
STEINBERG: Stay home, Yale
Yale’s tradition is not an object to be packaged and shipped across the Pacific. An imitation of the Yale atmosphere is incomplete without its New England environs, the brisk autumnal winds or the Gothic spires.
STEINBERG: Crime in the Elm City
Those of us living behind walls on campus put urban crime on the back burner and fail to realize that it may be closer to us than we think.
STEINBERG: From Nuland, to us
On Mar. 4, 2014, Professor Sherwin Nuland passed away at his home in Hamden. I would like to share a piece of advice he offered me late last year.