Sci-Tech

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.
University

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.
University

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.
University

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.
University

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.
University

Glickson, longtime presidential assistant, leaves post

November 10, 2014 • 0
From Nina Glickson’s ’73 days as a student in Yale’s first four-year cohort of women to her years advising University Presidents Richard Levin and Peter Salovey on student affairs, those who have come to know Glickson strain to imagine campus without her.
University

Levin grows Coursera’s presence in China

November 6, 2014 • 0
During his two decades as University president, Richard Levin focused much of his attention on China.
University

Lorimer took home nearly $1.75 million in 2012

November 5, 2014 • 0
Three of Yale’s top administrators each earned over $1.5 million in 2012.
University

Simons case shows UWC’s weakness, students say

November 4, 2014 • 0
A recent sexual harassment case at the School of Medicine has called into question the underlying framework of the University’s sexual misconduct procedures.
University

Polak weakened punishment for cardiology chief, Times reports

November 3, 2014 • 0
Yale’s treatment of sexual misconduct cases has again come under fire, this time for its handling of a medical school researcher’s accusations against the School of Medicine’s former cardiology chief Michael Simons.
University

Singapore upholds law criminalizing gay sex

October 31, 2014 • 0
Singapore’s highest court upheld a law — Section 377A — criminalizing sex between men, raising questions regarding whether students at Yale-NUS are free to explore their sexual orientations.