Alumni call for revoking of Schmidheiny degree

Nearly two decades after Yale awarded Swiss billionaire Stephan Schmidheiny an honorary degree, dozens of alumni are calling for the University to rescind its highest honor.

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Harvard makes SAT Subject Tests optional

There are 20 subject tests, including two math subject tests that are currently offered to high school students.

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Kerry challenges graduates to address world’s needs

Amid fanfare and fancy hats, Class Day speaker and Secretary of State John Kerry ’66 challenged members of the Class of 2014 to use their educations to combat problems faced by America and the world at large with courage and integrity.

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Yale posts record-high yield rate

1,361 students have chosen to matriculate to Yale this year, making for a 71.7 percent yield.

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Ivies begin to release yield rates

Dean of Undergraduate Admissions Jeremiah Quinlan said Yale’s yield numbers will not be available until the fall when the Class of 2018 matriculates.

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Long Island student chooses Yale over all other Ivies

High school senior Kwasi Enin of Long Island, New York — who received national attention after garnering acceptance letters from all eight Ivy League schools — announced on Wednesday that he will attend Yale.

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New pool on Yale’s list

A committee of Yale swimming alumni has reached an agreement with the University to add a new pool to Yale’s list of capital projects.

Architecture design winner chosen

First-year graduate students at the School of Architecture will trade their sketches for shovels and begin constructing a home on 179 Scranton St.

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Admitted students flood campus for Bulldog Days

Both lecture halls and dining halls are overflowing with people, which can mean only one thing: Bulldog Days.

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Yale Day of Service chairs include former presidents

Former U.S. Presidents George H.W. Bush ’48, George W. Bush ’68 and Bill Clinton LAW ’73 as well as former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton LAW '73 will be the honorary chairs for the day.

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Supreme Court upholds ban on affirmative action

By a vote of 6 to 2, the Supreme Court upheld Michigan’s ban on the use of race-based affirmative action in public university admissions decisions Tuesday morning.

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UCS launches employer database

Undergraduate Career Services has launched an online summer employment evaluation database.

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