Harvard faculty allows undergraduates to minor

April 6, 2006 • 0
Harvard College will allow students to add a secondary field — analogous to a minor — to their degree in addition to their primary concentrations, university officials announced Tuesday. The Harvard Faculty of Arts and Sciences approved by voice vote a measure enabling students to receive diploma recognition for four to six courses in a »

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Four seniors win Marshall Scholarship

November 29, 2005 • 0
Four Yale students — Rachel Denison ’06, Alexander Nemser ’06, Sarah Stillman ’06 and Daniel Weeks ’06 — will travel to Oxford University next year as recipients of the 2006 Marshall Scholarship. The only other school sending as many Marshall Scholars to Great Britain this year is Stanford University. The seniors, who will head to »

Politics, service run in the blood for some students

October 31, 2005 • 0
Not every university enrolls students who go home for the holidays to a governor’s mansion or the White House. But at Yale, an institution steeped in political tradition, it is no surprise to find students coming from political stock. Some of these students have their own political ambitions, while others claim to be apolitical. Some »

Students enjoy temporary cable

October 17, 2005 • 0
For a limited time, Yale students will have access to free extended cable in dormitories across campus, Yale Information Technology Services announced last week. Because Comcast is currently remapping the channels in its New Haven franchise, ITS officials negotiated a deal with the cable provider to prevent students from temporarily losing access to news stations. »

Yalies in D.C. protest arctic oil drilling

September 21, 2005 • 1
WASHINGTON — The scene on Capitol lawn yesterday was a cross between pep rally and press conference, a sea of blue T-shirts, picket signs and grown men dressed like polar bears, as nearly 3,000 activists lobbied for the preservation of Alaska’s North Slope. Protesters from all corners of the country — including a bus load »

ITS creates server for University blogging

September 19, 2005 • 0
Yale Information Technology Services is developing a new server that allows students, faculty and staff to create their own Web logs, hosted by the University’s Web site. Running on Sun Microsystems’ latest software, the pilot server,, was launched in July and is currently supporting about 100 users, mainly ITS professionals and library staff as »