A billboard bearing a photo Annie Le GRD '13 is seen alongside Interstate 91 on Friday.
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No suspects in disappearance, police say

September 11, 2009 • 22
The authorities have not identified any suspects in the disappearance of Annie Le GRD ’13, even as they expanded the search for her on Friday and Yale offered a reward of $10,000 for information. Yale Police Department Chief James Perrotti said in an interview late Friday evening that law enforcement officials “still have no idea” »
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Q&A | Blair: Yale was right to ban cartoons

September 11, 2009 • 6
Tony Blair, the former British prime minister who is teaching a course at Yale on “Faith and Globalization” again this semester, said in an interview yesterday that he agrees with Yale’s decision to publish a book about the 2005 Danish cartoon controversy without including the cartoons. Speaking to reporters for about a half hour in »
Investigators searched the dumpster behind 10 Amistad St., Annie Le’s GRD ’13 last known location, on Thursday afternoon in search of clues regarding the missing graduate student’s whereabouts.
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Search continues for missing student

September 11, 2009 • 37
After a full day of work, authorities have no good news to report in the search for Annie Le GRD ’13. Investigators interviewed Le’s friends and colleagues Thursday and continued to search the research facility at 10 Amistad St. where she was last seen Tuesday morning. Agents from the Federal Bureau of Investigation were seen »
The gunman is suspected to have been targeting the Yale Human Resources office, located at 221 Whitney Ave.
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Police arrest gunman; ex-employee may have been targeting HR office

September 11, 2009 • 0
A retired Yale employee carrying a gun and ammunition was arrested on the edge of campus Thursday, and University officials believe he may have been targeting the nearby Human Resources office. The gunman, John Petrini, 61, was spotted Thursday morning in a parking lot at 191 Whitney Ave., which is not Yale property but is »
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Police arrest gunman; ex-employee may have been targeting HR office

September 10, 2009 • 2
A retired Yale employee carrying an unloaded gun and ammunition was arrested on the fringe of campus Thursday, and University officials believe he may have been targeting the nearby Human Resources office. The gunman, John Petrini, 61, was spotted around 11 a.m. in a parking lot at 191 Whitney Ave., which is not Yale property »
The Yale Police Department says Annie Le GRD ’13, pictured above, has not been seen or heard from since Tuesday morning.
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GRADUATE STUDENT GOES MISSING

September 10, 2009 • 34
A 24-year-old graduate student at the Yale School of Medicine was declared missing on Wednesday by the Yale Police Department. According to the police, Annie Marie Le GRD ’13 — whose wedding is supposed to take place on Sunday — has not been seen or heard from since Tuesday morning. Deputy University Secretary Martha Highsmith, »
Tony Blair appeared on “The Late Show” yesterday to discuss topics ranging from his relationship with Bush to driving on the left side of the road.
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Tony Blair gets ‘cheeky’ on late-night

September 9, 2009 • 13
NEW YORK — Tony Blair’s travels to Yale keep bringing him to late-night television studios. Last year, just before the former British prime minister began teaching a course on faith and globalization at Yale, he stopped by the set of “The Daily Show,” where Jon Stewart asked, “Faith and globalization: which side is winning?” Blair »
SMART boards in classrooms, while technologically advanced, often pose more problems than they solve
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Profs avoid SMARTs

September 8, 2009 • 3
Justin Neuman, an assistant professor of English, had Herculean plans for his first section of the “European Literary Tradition” this year. He wanted to use a SMART Board in his Linsly-Chittenden Hall room to break apart the first verse of the Iliad. His idea was to display the passage on the interactive screen and use »
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Yale’s donor dollars dwindle

September 4, 2009 • 3
That Yale secured enough donations to continue with its renovation of the Art Gallery’s facilities came as a lone bright spot after a difficult year for the University’s fundraisers. Yale raked in gifts totaling about $439 million between July 1 of last year and June 30 of this year, Vice President for Development Inge Reichenbach »
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Conservative alums criticize Yale Press

September 3, 2009 • 21
Correction Appended A group of prominent conservative alumni has joined the chorus of critics of Yale’s decision to remove caricatures of Muhammad from an upcoming book about the 2005 Danish cartoon controversy. John Bolton ’70 LAW ’74, the former U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, and a group of other graduates who call themselves the »
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With demolition, it’s not easy being green

September 2, 2009 • 1
Preservationists also have raised concerns about the environmental cost of demolishing buildings, which creates mountains of waste. Patrick Pinnell ’71 ARC ’74, a critic of the demolition plans who is author of “Yale University: The Campus Guide,” said the University should be concerned about demolishing functional buildings for sustainability reasons as well as historical ones. »
Hammond Hall, the former home of the Sculpture Department, is among the buildings facing demolition to make way for Yale's new residential colleges.
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Yale sticks to demolition plans

September 2, 2009 • 1
As Yale prepares to demolish some of the buildings on the site of the two new residential colleges this fall, state officials and local preservationists are buzzing with talk of whether some of the structures can be saved. Although they have no authority to stop the bulldozers, which could start work over the next few »