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Grad School to fund sixth year for humanities, social science students

December 16, 2014 • 0
The Graduate School of Arts and Sciences will provide PhD candidates in humanities and social sciences with a sixth year of funding through teaching positions or an equivalent stipend starting in the 2015–16 academic year.
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Lorimer, who pushed Yale online and abroad, to depart

December 3, 2014 • 0
Linda Lorimer, a powerful vice president who shaped the University over the course of more than three decades, will step down in April 2015.
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Alpern comes under fire at Med School town hall

December 3, 2014 • 0
Following weeks of controversy surrounding professional and sexual misconduct at the Yale School of Medicine, a Tuesday evening town hall meeting, moderated by School of Medicine Dean Robert Alpern, attracted over 100 faculty members with the promise of addressing their concerns.
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AAU pushes growth of sciences, humanities

December 3, 2014 • 0
On Nov. 21, the Association of American Universities — consisting of 62 leading research universities in the United States and Canada — issued a formal statement advocating for continued focus and funding on the humanities and social sciences.
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Three firings in Yale Security put labor relations in focus

December 2, 2014 • 0
Yale Security employee Joy McAllister was babysitting her infant nephews on the morning of Oct. 31 when her boss called and ordered her to report for an unscheduled shift that night.
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Students petition to rescind Cosby’s degree

December 1, 2014 • 0
As allegations that comedian Bill Cosby serially sexually assaulted women proliferate, some inside and outside the Yale community are calling on the University to rescind Cosby’s honorary Yale degree.
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Post Harvard donation, Yale CS faculty wait for their share

November 21, 2014 • 0
Last week, Harvard University announced a donation from former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer, estimated at $60 million, that will increase its computer science faculty by 50 percent. In response to the donation, Yale computer science professors interviewed expressed hope for similar growth in Yale’s faculty.
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Yale names new general counsel

November 21, 2014 • 0
Come March 23, 2015, Alexander Dreier LAW ’95 will replace Dorothy Robinson as the University’s top legal counsel.
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With new Congress, NIH funding for Yale up in the air

November 20, 2014 • 0
While federal funding for the NIH has been declining in real dollars since 2003, many at the Schools of Medicine and Public Health argue there is no need for heightened pessimism with the advent of a fiscally conservative majority in the Senate.
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Frequent travelers welcome China visa extensions

November 19, 2014 • 0
For Yale students and faculty frequently traveling to and from China, a newly negotiated visa agreement will soon save time, money and headache.
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Amid controversy, Simons removed from directorship

November 17, 2014 • 0
Former cardiology chief at the School of Medicine Michael Simons has been removed from his position as director of the Yale Cardiovascular Research Center, according to an article published Friday in The New York Times.
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CSC changes brewing distrust, disappointment

November 14, 2014 • 0
Three months after its creation, the Culinary Support Center continues to draw ire from Yale Dining employees.