Darnell resigns as dept chair following relationship with student

January 10, 2013 • 0
Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations Chair John Darnell agreed to a one-year suspension from the Yale faculty.
Some Yale faculty members have been attending football games at the Yale Bowl for decades.

Longtime football fans keep coming back

September 23, 2011 • 1
When Ann Clark and her late husband, Law School professor Eli Clark ’43 LAW ’47 ART ’58, used to go to Yale football games in the 1940s, they took a streetcar from campus to the Yale Bowl. They stood on boards that hung down from the car and threw pennies to children who lined Chapel »
The Transnational Development Clinic was founded in 2010; it aims to remedy legal issues related to poverty in New Haven and across the world.

Law clinic fights unemployment

September 22, 2011 • 2
Thanks to a legal clinic at Yale Law School, 265 laid off Connecticut workers are now eligible for income support, healthcare benefits and job retraining assistance. Yale’s Transnational Development Clinic filed a complaint in March against the Department of Labor on behalf of Robert Maars, a metal-cutter who lost his job at the Marlin Firearms »

Grad students see less off-campus crime

September 16, 2011 • 6
Michael Jones ’12 heard a rustling in the blinds in his Sigma Phi Epsilon room Tuesday night. When he turned, he saw a man climbing through his window. Yelling that he would call the police, Jones scared the man off, but later found an knife and some of his housemate’s property — including checkbooks — »
Surveys conducted by the Law School showed issues with quality and service at its dining hall, leading the school to consolidate its services.

Dining services coordinate

September 14, 2011 • 36
After operating independently for several years, Yale Law School’s dining hall is consolidating some functions with central campus’s Yale Dining this year. Because the Law School hosts a variety of catered events each day, Yale Dining will help the Law School’s dining hall staff speakers and other organized lunches and dinners, Law School Associate Dean »
The Yale School of Management is increasingly partnering with popular companies to help students find jobs.

SOM courts jobs for students

September 14, 2011 • 0
As the Yale School of Management makes an effort to improve its standing among American business schools, administrators are working to improve job prospects for students by courting in-demand corporations. The school has begun to solidify its existing corporate relationships, SOM Dean Edward Snyder said, most recently becoming one of Credit Suisse’s “core schools” — »
Yale Divinity School student Sabrina Moran DIV ’12 regularly runs over 130 miles at a time in ultramarathons.

Meet the Div School’s “Energizer bunny”

September 6, 2011 • 1
Like most serious athletes, Sabrina Moran DIV ’12 works out every day: She runs, lifts weights, bicycles and uses an elliptical machine. But the similarities end there. While most other athletes exercise in preparation for their next soccer game or tennis match, 25-year-old Moran trains for 24-hour races known as ultramarathons, during which she often »

Div School hones in on new dean

September 5, 2011 • 0
The search committee charged with finding a successor for Divinity School Dean Harold Attridge will hone in on a candidate starting this week. The committee has collected a list of roughly 60 applicants and hopes to narrow it down to about five candidates by the end of October, said committee chairman and Divinity School professor »
For three consecutive years, the Paracleats — from the Divinity School — have emerged top of the Yale graduate and professional school soccer league.

At Divinity School, sermons mix with soccer cleats

September 2, 2011 • 396
The graduate school’s reigning recreational soccer champion team has a center midfielder who teaches New Testament and a striker whose game socks say “Jesus Saves.” Its name — the Paracleats — comes from a Greek epithet for the Holy Spirit used in the Gospel of John. The Paracleats are part of a co-ed league of »
Due to space issues at the Yale Law School, parts of Swing Space will now be used by Law School student organizations, postdoctoral fellows’ work spaces and administrative office

Law School moves into Swing

September 1, 2011 • 1
Yale Law School has undergone its most drastic expansion since it was built in 1929 — into Swing Space. Several areas in Swing, including parts of the basement, a common room and the fourth floor, are now extension space for Law School student organizations, postdoctoral fellows’ work space and administrative offices, said Associate Dean Mike »

Harry Wellington, former Yale Law dean, dies

August 10, 2011 • 0
Harry H. Wellington, Sterling Professor Emeritus and former dean of Yale Law School, died at his home in New York City Monday morning. He was 84. Wellington became a professor at Yale Law in 1956, where he focused his research on the intersection of contracts, labor laws and collective bargaining, and served as dean of »

Law prof Clark ’43 LAW ’47 GRD ’57 dies

June 13, 2011 • 1
UPDATED: 10:31 p.m. Elias Clark ’43 LAW ’47 GRD ’57, a long-standing Yale Law School professor remembered for his passion for teaching and love for the University, passed away at his home in Hamden, Connecticut on Saturday. He was 89. Clark, the Lafayette S. Foster Professor Emeritus of Law, taught at Yale Law for 55 »