Yale alumni to gain access to JSTOR

Yale’s Office of Public Affairs and Communications and the Yale University Library announced in a Tuesday press release that all Yale alumni will gain free access to all JSTOR collections licensed by Yale. More than 130,000 alumni worldwide can now access a “treasure trove” of online resources thanks to collaboration between the Yale University Library, […]

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Sims receives Nobel Prize

Former Yale professor Christopher Sims, who now teaches at Princeton, was awarded the Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences along with New York University professor Thomas Sargent on Monday. Sims and Sargent, who will share the monetary award of 10 million Swedish kronor, or $1.5 million, were honored for research that illuminates the causal relationship between […]

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Former Yale prof. wins Nobel

Former Yale professor Christopher Sims was awarded the Nobel Prize in economic sciences on Monday. Sims, who now works at Princeton, and Sargent won the award with New York University professor Thomas Sargent for developing methods to identify causal relationships between economic policy and macroeconomic variables. “He has a respect for the data that I […]

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Student rescued on East Rock

Two Yale students face misdemeanor charges after New Haven firefighters suffered injuries as they rescued one of them from the face of East Rock Thursday. Sarah Maslin ’14 and Peter Kaufman ’12 attempted to free climb the rock from the bottom when Maslin got stuck in an outcropping about 100 feet from the base and […]

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Grant to improve college readiness in Bridgeport

A newly awarded grant from the U.S. Department of Education will continue Yale’s partnership with Bridgeport’s public school system to help students prepare for college. Yale was one of 66 organizations to receive a grant from the Department of Education Sept. 30 as part of the Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs, or […]

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Yalie rescued from face of East Rock

A Yale student faces charges after the New Haven fire department had to rescue her from the face of East Rock on Thursday, the New Haven Independent reported. The rescue left the Yalie safe and sound, but three firefighters were sent to the hospital. One was struck by a falling rock, and another landed in […]

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Mory’s seeks student advisors

Mory’s Student Board is looking for new members. In an email sent out by Mory’s this morning, the Student Board advertised for “five to seven motivated and innovative students” to join the Student Board, which was created last semester and currently has 15 members – 10 from Yale College and five from Yale’s graduate schools. […]

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Yale prof’s connections questioned in Hartford

Yale professor Dan Esty LAW ’86, now the state’s environmental and energy commissioner, is in hot water in Hartford over a financial tie with a major utility that his department regulates emerged, the Hartford Courant reported today. In 2009, Esty received a $7,500 speaker’s fee from United Illuminating, one utility company serving New Haven. In […]

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Ice cream to facilitate Swing bonding

Will Swing Space scream for ice cream? Swing Space resident fellows Allison Guth, Bowen Posner, and Hiro Suzuki invited juniors annexed in Swing Space to a Thursday night ice cream social. The event intends to help residents of Swing Space get to know one another, as they all come from different residential colleges that need […]

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Lecture series trains future Zuckerbergs

HackYale, an open lecture series sponsored by the Yale College Council, aims to teach Yale students how to become successful entrepreneurs. And lots of Yalies must want to be the next Mark Zuckerberg, since within two hours of the email sent out by YCC, 250 people registered for the capped course. Over the course of […]

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New mixed-income housing project opens

TheWilliam T. Rowe apartment building — a new mixed-income complex intended to give residents in the Yale-New Haven Hospital area more housing options — is going through its first month of residency. The $36 million apartment complex, which opened on Sept. 7, is the product of a collaboration between the City of New Haven, the […]

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CPR requirement added to club sports

Team captains on club sports had more to do this year than just collect membership fees and organize practices. They also had to make sure that two members of the team were CPR certified. Teams that already had two members certified viewed the requirement as an easy step, but some smaller teams had to go […]