David Remnick to speak at Princeton’s Class Day

David Remnick, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author and editor in chief of The New Yorker, has been named Princeton’s Class Day speaker and will give his address on June 3, The Daily Princetonian reported. Remnick graduated as a member of the Class of 1981= from Princeton University, where he majored in comparative literature and founded the […]

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YCC | Kyle Tramonte ’15, vice president

After serving on the Freshman Class Council and the Yale College Council, Kyle Tramonte ’15 said he hopes to take an even more active role in campus politics as YCC vice president.

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Panel outlines path to Medicare reform

Four panelists agreed that the system is currently unsustainable and offered suggestions on how to improve the program.

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Donation funds psychological support for cancer patients

The Yale School of Medicine received a $100,000 gift on Wednesday from a pair of brothers, Tariq and Kamran Farid, to improve its psychological support services.

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Hamlin explains babies’ mean streak

Though babies may seem innocent, a new study has found that infants might in fact have a mean streak. The study, which tested both 9- and 14-month-old babies, was published online in early March in the journal Psychological Science.  Lead author and former Yale psychology researcher Kiley Hamlin, currently a developmental psychology professor at the […]

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Smilow climbs in rankings

Though only 3 years old, the Smilow Cancer Center at Yale is moving up the rankings as one of the best in the nation.

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YEI expands programs, sees app increase

Two business projects that began as part of the institute’s summer fellowship program have recently been sold to large companies.

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Huntsman condemns political polarization

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.”

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Harvard students rally for mental health reform

More than 150 Harvard students rallied for mental health reform last Friday afternoon, chanting “Harvard, we are mad” and urging administrators to take a closer look at the university’s mental health services. The protesters gathered just one day after The Harvard Crimson — the campus newspaper — published an anonymous op-ed by a student with […]

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Pierson victorious at Final Cut competition

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.

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Salovey praises cultural centers

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.

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Columbia professor strips for science

Columbia students strolling into their Monday morning “Frontiers of Science” class this week were in for a surprise. In a bizarre effort to highlight to his students what it takes to study quantum mechanics, professor Emlyn Hughes started off his lecture by stripping down to his underwear. He then sat on a stool in fetal […]

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