$150,000 prizes awarded to nine writers

President-elect Peter Salovey announced the nine winners of a new prestigious global literary prize on Monday morning.

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Nursing School pioneer dies at 74

Donna Diers, a champion of nursing research and former dean of the Yale School of Nursing, died of cancer on Saturday. She was 74.

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Years later, prize reductions remain in place

Ever since tight finances prompted administrators to cut back on academic prizes in 2010, Yale has discouraged the creation of new prizes.

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Yalies attend Swarthmore divestment conference

A fossil fuel divestment conference at Swarthmore College this weekend drew representatives from 77 different divestment campaigns, including Yale’s. Fossil Free Yale, a group of students urging the University to refrain from investing its endowment funds in the fossil fuel industry, sent three delegates  — the maximum number permitted — to the Power Up! convergence, […]

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Departmental budgets remain tight

Facing a projected $40-million budget deficit for the coming academic year, faculty and administrators continue to deliberate about how to close the gap.

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Yalies rally against Keystone XL Pipeline

Forty Yale students and graduate students met at 5 a.m. last Sunday to join the 50,000 people who gathered at Washington, D.C., to participate in the “Forward on Climate” rally. Coordinated by members of Fossil Free Yale — a group that is pushing the University to refrain from investing its endowment funds in the fossil […]

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Hendrie to see 2014 renovation

Four years after the onset of the recession prompted Yale to halt plans for the renovation of Hendrie Hall, administrators said they hope construction will begin in May 2014.

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Negative credit outlook given to higher ed

Though Moody’s Investor Services affirmed Yale’s top credit rating, the agency recently expressed concerns about the financial future of the higher education sector at large.

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Sterling nave renovations on track

Starting this June, visiting tour groups will not be taking many photos of the iconic entrance hall of Sterling Memorial Library.

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For fossil fuel divesting, an uncertain future

Saturday marked the kickoff meeting of a campaign to get the University to phase out its endowment investments in the fossil fuel industry.

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Faculty forum draws few professors

The most recent meeting of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences forum on Monday evening saw only a handful of professors in attendance.

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Library rolls out new website

Students visiting the Yale University Library home page will now see a very different website from the one available online over the past several years.

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