CCL renovations to change space

May 3, 2007
This year’s seniors won’t get to study in a newly renovated Cross Campus Library, but at least they’ll get to see a newly reopened Cross Campus before leaving Yale. Cross Campus Library is expected to reopen on schedule just before the beginning of the next academic year, but the quad itself will reopen days before »

Union says no to election

April 30, 2007
In a letter released on Friday, the union seeking to organize at Yale-New Haven Hospital soundly rejected a hospital proposal for a new Election Principles Agreement, demanding instead that an independent arbitrator force the hospital to recognize the union. After months of asking SEIU/1199 to discuss how to hold a new election, the hospital outlined »

First national Dominican conference kicks off

April 27, 2007
This weekend marks the Dominican Students Association’s first-ever conference, the first step, its organizers say, in building a more connected network of Dominican college students. About 400 students and recent graduates from more than 90 colleges and universities are expected to attend the first National Dominican Student Conference, which kicks off today and runs through »

Biology facility delayed

April 25, 2007
Construction on a new biology building on Whitney Avenue, originally slated to begin last summer, is now expected to begin in 2009, potentially delaying a series of Science Hill projects. The building will be the first new facility for the Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology Department since 1965. Its original design met with resistance from »

TV spot accuses Y-NH of fraud

April 24, 2007
A new SEIU 1199 advertisement targeting Yale-New Haven Hospital may seem to be the harbinger of a renewed war of words, but some city leaders said the television ad is just a blip in what has otherwise been a relatively quiet few weeks of public rhetoric. The 30-second television ad, which flashes the tagline “Cover-up »

Aerator was a new model

April 20, 2007
The lawn aerator that seriously injured a University groundskeeper last week was a new model, and had been in operation for a total of only 20 hours, officials said Thursday. Two separate investigations are being conducted into the accident that put Yale employee Ana Lizasuain in the Surgical Intensive Care Unit at Yale-New Haven Hospital. »

Univ. business managers to collaborate

April 19, 2007
As part of an unusual bid to improve behind-the-scenes operations at Yale, departmental business managers will now share more information with each other and receive more direct support from the central administration. Business managers, the lead administrators within academic and other departments and professional schools, will now report to the vice president for finance and »

Worker’s condition improves to stable

April 16, 2007
A grounds maintenance worker who was seriously injured in an accident on campus last week is now in stable condition, hospital officials said Sunday night. Anna Lizasuain was pinned against a wall Wednesday while using a hand-operated lawn aerator. Despite her improvement from critical to stable condition, she remains in the Surgical Intensive Care Unit »

Bus GPS system sees expansion

April 12, 2007
Administrators plan to announce recent improvements made to the Yale’s bus system this week, including an expanded online bus locator and new service to Union Station on the nighttime Blue Line. The locator program, which utilizes the satellite-based Global Positioning System, provides real-time information on bus locations over the Internet. It is one of the »

Resolution to union debate remains distant

April 12, 2007
The unionization campaign at Yale-New Haven Hospital, already nine years in the making, could soon see many more months — or even years — of legal wrangling. Margaret Kern, a neutral arbitrator, will ultimately rule on more than 200 charges of unfair labor practices filed by SEIU/1199 against the hospital, but her decision appears to »

Silli-renovation stays on course

April 10, 2007
Silliman College, the youngest of the 10 original colleges, will be buzzing with activity this summer as scores of workers labor to complete its renovation before the beginning of the academic year. So far, the project is on schedule and on budget, with students expected to move in at the normal time next fall, facilities »

Tuition passes inflation

April 6, 2007
Yale College’s 4.5 percent tuition increase, announced last week, is its lowest in five years. But following a tradition stretching over the large part of three decades, the price of attending college here has risen faster than the expenses faced by schools nationwide. Annual term bills, including Yale’s, have been increasing at a pace faster »