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YEI expands programs, sees app increase

February 28, 2013 • 0
Two business projects that began as part of the institute’s summer fellowship program have recently been sold to large companies.
Jon Huntsman criticized current polarized political attitudes at a Pierson College Master’s Tea on Tuesday.
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Huntsman condemns political polarization

February 27, 2013 • 0
Former Republican presidential candidate Jon Huntsman had a simple request for every student at his talk yesterday — “change the world when you leave this institution.”
The Pierson College team, consisting of Zachary Bell ’14, Natalie Drucker ’14 and Kuang He ’14, won the Final Cut culinary competition on Thursday.
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Pierson victorious at Final Cut competition

February 22, 2013 • 0
Thirty-six Yale students were given one hour to turn fish and beans into a culinary delicacy that could impress a New York Times food critic.
In a Wednesday panel, President-elect Salovey countered arguments that cultural centers promote self-segregation.
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Salovey praises cultural centers

February 21, 2013 • 0
University President-elect Peter Salovey wore two hats during Wednesday afternoon’s panel on the role of cultural centers on Yale’s campus, speaking both as Yale’s next president and as a social scientist.
Sci-Tech

Cartoon shark joins ocean conservation

February 19, 2013 • 0
The cause to protect endangered marine species has a new versatile spokesperson.
Sci-Tech

Multiple factors affect HIV prognosis, study shows

February 5, 2013 • 0
In a major advancement for the field of HIV treatment, a new study has identified a more accurate method of suggesting prognosis for HIV patients.
Ron Unz castigated current admissions practices, including the use of affirmative action, for being oversimplistic.
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Conservative publisher criticizes affirmative action

January 30, 2013 • 0
Before a full Sudler Hall last night, American Conservative publisher Ron Unz called for Ivy League universities to admit 80 percent of their students randomly and eliminate undergraduate tuition — all in an effort to remedy an “outright corrupt” college admissions process.
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Higher antidepressant use in South, study finds

January 29, 2013 • 0
For pharmacists in the business of mood-altering drugs, a recent study conducted through SOM might prompt a move to Tennessee.
Charles Musser ’73 was one of the first to major in film studies at Yale. The Whit- ney Humanities Center has been an asset to this more recent field of study.
Features

After 30 years, film studies balances theory and practice

January 22, 2013 • 0
When Charles Musser ’73 finished his junior year in the 1970s, he decided to take time off — to work on an Oscar-winning documentary.
Culture

‘January Joiner’ brings horror to the stage

January 16, 2013 • 0
With the Jan. 9 premiere of “January Joiner” at New Haven’s Long Wharf Theatre, writer Laura Jacqmin ’04 is challenging two conventions of theater by confronting body-image issues on stage and bringing horror to live audiences for one of the first times. The play, which Jacqmin called a “weight-loss horror comedy,” uses obesity as a »
University

Religious leader emphasizes education

November 29, 2012 • 0
Bawa Jain, secretary-general of the World Council of Religious Leaders, spoke about religious diplomacy during a lecture Wednesday afternoon.
Student employees in the Yale Bookstore have promoted Windows 8 to their peers since its Oct. 26 release.
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Windows 8 arrives on campus

November 1, 2012 • 0
Though most Yale students use Apple computers, the release of Windows 8, Microsoft’s new operating system, might lead to a few converts. A group of student employees at a booth in the Yale Bookstore are promoting the new Windows platform, which came out on Oct. 26, to the store’s customers. Despite the popularity of Apple »