Yale Admissions Office hits the road with peer schools
Despite being competitors on the field and in college rankings, Yale and other selective universities on the East Coast are teaming up to reach out to a wider range of high school students across the country.
Gustav Ranis, former Yale professor and economist, dies at 83
Over the course of his academic career, Ranis wrote more than 20 books and 300 articles on the theory and policy-related aspects of development economics. His 1964 book “Development of the Labor Surplus Economy: Theory and Policy” — which he cowrote with now-retired Yale professor John Fei — has sparked new debate in the field.
UCS expands resources to digital platform
Undergraduate Career Services has begun digitizing its services and workshops, enabling students to access these resources without needing to set foot in its building.
Salovey spotlights education in inaugural address
On Sunday afternoon, after months of listening to faculty, students, alumni and New Haven residents during his tour as president-elect, University President Peter Salovey finally had the chance to speak to the community about his vision for Yale’s future. In an inaugural address that lasted just under half an hour, Salovey spoke of the central »
Former provost passes
Charles Taylor ’50 GRD ’53 ’55, Yale’s provost from 1963 to 1972 who helped spearhead the diversification of the student body and the modernization of University health care, died of complications related to Alzheimer’s disease in Paris, France on Sept. 25. He was 84. Taylor served as Yale’s provost during a time of significant tumult, »
UN Assistant Secretary-General talks peacekeeping
At a talk on Thursday evening, Assistant Secretary-General of the United Nations for Peacebuilding Support Judy Cheng-Hopkins highlighted the crucial role of the international community in stabilizing war-torn nations. Addressing a crowd of roughly 30 audience members in the Davenport College common room, Cheng-Hopkins — who previously served as the United Nations’ Assistant High Commissioner »
Uninsured statistics in Conn. drop
The share of Connecticut residents without access to health insurance has dropped significantly in recent years, according to the most recent Current Population Survey (CPS).
CT ramps up health insurance outreach efforts
The Connecticut state government is ramping up its outreach program to inform citizens how they can obtain health insurance when the state-based insurance exchange opens for enrollment on Oct. 1.
Students weigh Global Affairs, EP&E
The Global Affairs and Ethics, Politics & Economics majors have not had to accommodate each other’s existence in order to maintain enrollment numbers.