Three Concerts

Nov. 11, 1951 On an unseasonably warm evening in the late fall, Battell Chapel filled with people waiting to hear the new Holtkamp organ. Its inaugural concert promised perennial favorites: a meditative chorale by Bach, some lively church sonatas by Mozart, an eerie melody by Couperin. As Yale’s organist, Luther Noss, struck the first chord, […]

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Darnell resigns as dept chair following relationship with student

Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations Chair John Darnell agreed to a one-year suspension from the Yale faculty.

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Morse-Stiles loom class gets going

Look out, knitting. Morse and Stiles’ annual loom class — taught by “an expert weaver instructor” — will start this Sunday afternoon in the Crescent Underground Fabric Arts Studio, Morse Master Frank Keil announced in an e-mail Tuesday. The class, which will last roughly two hours each week for nine weeks, will be free to […]

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Longtime football fans keep coming back

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 […]

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Law clinic fights unemployment

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 […]

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Grad students see less off-campus crime

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 — […]

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Dining services coordinate

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 […]

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SOM courts jobs for students

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” — […]

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Swing Space: a house divided

Intruders, beware. The stair doors in the Swing Space Dorm are now accessible only through active card readers — cementing the separation between the Yale College and Yale Law School sections of the building. In an email from Hesh Rosenberg, the associate director of Yale Security Systems & Planning, Swing Space resident were told that […]

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Want to deliver mail for the Law School?

Yale Law School is advertising a new — and slightly unusual — job opening on Yale’s student employment website. The posting is for a courier who would pick up and deliver mail “daily from 1:30-3:00” between the main YLS building at 127 Wall Street and its expansion in Swing Space accessible at 40 Ashmun — […]

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Meet the Div School’s “Energizer bunny”

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 […]

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Div School hones in on new dean

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 […]

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