College readiness program debuts

February 10, 2014 • 0
Higher Heights Youth Empowerment Programs, Inc. will launch the EXCEL Program—an initiative designed to put middle school students on a path to college.

City schools expand AP program

February 6, 2014 • 0
Despite increasing enrollment in Advanced Placement classes, almost 70 percent of students in the New Haven School District still fail their AP exams.

Day of serice draws grad students

January 21, 2014 • 0
On Monday morning, approximately 140 service-minded Yale students dispersed around New Haven to volunteer as part of Dwight Hall’s Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service.

Support still pouring into Newtown

January 15, 2014 • 0
The Newtown Public School District received a grant from the Department of Ed's School Emergency Response to Violence (SERV).

Panel discusses college readiness among New Haven students

December 5, 2013 • 0
On Wednesday evening, local residents concerned about New Haven education gathered in Dwight Hall for Yale’s third monthly exChange forum.

Potential for growth in New Haven retail

November 12, 2013 • 0
Last night, urban retail planner Bob Gibbs spoke to a crowd of about 30 New Haveners in The Bourse, a loft on Chapel St. Gibbs, who is also the head of an urban economic planning and consulting business, discussed the ways in which cities can optimize their shopping centers. He shared case studies from cities »

Program aims to close Connecticut’s reading achievement gap

October 28, 2013 • 0
To combat Connecticut’s achievement gap in reading levels, the Connecticut Commission on Children has launched a pilot program to improve educational standards in 15 public schools across the state.

Duke professor analyzes Proust

October 16, 2013 • 0
Duke professor and literary critic Fredric Jameson GRD ’56 PHD ’59 gave his interpretation of the works of French author Marcel Proust during a Tuesday lecture.

Poet discusses memories, time

October 9, 2013 • 0
American poet John Koethe likes to experiment with the concept of time. Koethe read selections from his poetry in front of a crowd of roughly 30 members of the Yale community at the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library Tuesday afternoon. An essayist and a former professor of philosophy, Koethe read a series of memory »

BRULEY: Solving Yale Station

September 25, 2013 • 0
If a line is so long that students would rather throw their self-preservation to the wind and stay in the building when a fire alarm sounds than risk losing their hard-earned places in line, then Yale Station needs to come up with a solution quickly.

Urban advocates call for transportation reform

September 24, 2013 • 0
An unnamed group of concerned New Haven residents has organized to advocate for improved public transportation, specifically reforming the Elm City’s bus system.
Following his withdrawal from the mayoral election, Kermit Carolina endorsed Justin Elicker FES ’10 SOM ’10 for mayor.

Carolina endorses Elicker

September 19, 2013 • 0
Ward 10 Alderman Justin Elicker FES ’10 SOM ’10 received the endorsement of a former opponent Wednesday afternoon.