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Corporation, YCC consider mental health

April 26, 2012 • 0
A six-month review of Yale’s mental health resources conducted by experts from peer universities was presented to the Yale Corporation this past weekend. University President Richard Levin said the review was scheduled as a routine examination of Yale’s mental health services, and covered general policy issues and resource organization. During the same period of time, »
Vice president for development Inge Reichenbach has overseen a surge in donations.
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Development VP search nears end

April 26, 2012 • 0
The search for Vice President for Development Inge Reichenbach’s successor will finish in two to three weeks, University President Richard Levin said Wednesday. Reichenbach announced in November, five months after the conclusion of the five-year, $3.88 billion Yale Tomorrow fundraising campaign, that she would step down at the end of the academic year. At the »
At its weekend meeting, the Yale Corporation discussed capital projects delayed by the recession, such as the renovation of Hendrie Hall.
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Corporation discusses budget, student life

April 23, 2012 • 2
The Yale Corporation convened over the weekend to discuss the University’s budget for the 2012-’13 academic year and student life policy changes made this year. University President Richard Levin said Sunday that the Corporation met with representatives of Yale Health, Undergraduate Career Services and the college masters to discuss student life. The Corporation also addressed »
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Yale-NUS discussed at student panel

April 20, 2012 • 35
Seven Singaporean students and alumni from Yale and Columbia offered their perspectives on the liberal arts college Yale is planning with the National University of Singapore at a panel discussion Thursday. Speakers on the panel touched upon many issues typically raised with Yale-NUS — academic freedom, the liberal arts model in Asia and the Yale »
Davenport student Zachary Brunt ’15 was found dead on campus Wednesday afternoon.
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Friends remember Brunt ’15

April 19, 2012 • 1053
Zachary Brunt ’15, described by friends as a curious, outgoing musician and scientist, died Wednesday. He was 19. Brunt’s body was found early Wednesday afternoon in Gibbs Laboratories on Science Hill, and his death has been termed an apparent suicide. Known for his long, blond curly hair, Brunt was an active member of Davenport College »
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Zachary Brunt ’15 dies, cause not yet known

April 18, 2012 • 14
Zachary Brunt ’15, a scientist and musician from Alexandria, Va., died Wednesday, according to an email from Yale College Dean Mary Miller. Brunt was found dead at J.W. Gibbs Laboratory earlier this afternoon. Police were called to the scene at 2 p.m., and Brunt’s body was brought to the medical examiner. Miller said the Yale »
Vice President and Secretary Linda Lorimer’s title will change to just vice president come this summer.
Features

Levin’s ‘alter ego’ to fill role of VP

April 18, 2012 • 0
With the arrival of Kimberly Goff-Crews ’83 LAW ’86 as University secretary this summer, Linda Lorimer’s title is set to change. Currently, Yale has seven vice presidents whose titles specify their roles in various facets of the University, ranging from development to finance and business operations. But when students return in the fall, Lorimer will »
Since the death of Michele Dufault ’11 in a machine shop accident one year ago, a fund has been started in her honor and Yale has tightened workshop safety regulations.
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One year later, foundation to honor Dufault in works

April 13, 2012 • 0
A year after Michele Dufault ’11 died in a machine shop accident on campus, those who knew her are working to establish a foundation to promote women in the sciences. Dufault’s friends, family and professors have raised a third of their target $100,000 to create an endowment for their foundation, the Michele Dufault Summer Research »
Since the death of Michele Dufault ’11 in a machine shop accident one year ago, a fund has been started in her honor and Yale has tightened workshop safety regulations.
University

Shop safety since tragedy difficult to measure

April 13, 2012 • 1
Though Yale has tightened workshop safety regulations in the year since Michele Dufault ’11 died in a woodworking machine shop accident, students and administrators say improvement in safety also depends on changing the culture within the shops. The most drastic changes to Yale’s workshop safety regulations involve restrictions on which students can operate heavy machinery »
Current Yale ROTC cadets participate in a weekly meeting at Stone Ranch Military Reservation.
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Yale ROTC competes with academies

April 12, 2012 • 0
Now that Yale has offered admission to students who applied to the University’s new Reserve Officers’ Training Corps units, ROTC administrators are competing with well-established ROTC programs and U.S. service academies to attract admitted cadets and midshipmen. Lt. Molly Crabbe and Lt. Col. Theodore Weibel, naval science instructor and Air Force ROTC detachment commander respectively, »
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Admins get social media training

April 11, 2012 • 2
As more students at Yale and people across the world incorporate Facebook and Twitter into their daily lives, Yale administrators are increasing efforts to monitor the University’s social media presence. Over spring break, 30 members of Yale’s Office of Public Affairs and Communications, the Yale Broadcast and Media Center, and Yale art galleries attended a »
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Faculty vote draws attention in Singapore

April 9, 2012 • 6
Last Thursday’s Yale College faculty resolution expressing concern for Singapore’s “history of lack of respect for civil and political rights” has garnered mixed reactions in the East Asian city state. Though several Singaporean residents, National University of Singapore professors and NUS administrators interviewed said they do not expect the resolution to lead to major changes »
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