Communist Party above law, Chinese dissident says

On Friday afternoon, Chen Guangcheng, a blind Chinese civil rights activist, shared his personal experiences in the Chinese legal system as a self-taught lawyer.

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Koh shares State Department experiences

After spending four years serving as legal adviser to the State Department, former Law School Dean Harold Koh recounted his experiences working under Hillary Clinton LAW ’73 at a Davenport College Master’s Tea Tuesday.

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City electronics company acquired

Chicago-based Clover Wireless announced its acquisition of YouRenew, a New Haven-based electronics recycling company launched by Yale graduates.

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Journalist advocates for investigative reporting

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Dean Starkman spoke Thursday afternoon about the importance of investigative journalism for the future of the industry.

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State offers mortgage clinics

Homeowners faced with potential foreclosures headed to Waterbury Wednesday hoping to retain their homes, but solutions may be hard to find.

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Senator champions agriculture

Senator Ben Nelson came to the Yale Political Union Monday night to speak about the agricultural sector’s significance in American life.

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Nationwide, student campaigners track election results

Though Election Night brought students together in dorm rooms and dining halls, a small group of Yale students followed the results from offices across America and presidential campaign headquarters. At least seven students left Yale this fall semester to volunteer on presidential and congressional campaigns, following in the footsteps of those in the past who […]

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Genes, environment influence social networks

A new study shows friendship formation may be influenced by both genetics and social situations. In a paper published on Oct. 8 in the scientific journal Proceedings of National Academy of Sciences, Jason M. Fletcher, health policy professor at the Yale School of Public Health, re-explored prior research establishing a correlation between genes and friendship. […]

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Conference discusses women, education

Students from six colleges descended on Yale this Saturday to discuss creative ways of giving women in developing countries access to education. The Yale chapter of Circle of Women, an organization started at Harvard in 2006 dedicated to advancing women’s issues around the globe, held the group’s first national conference entitled “Girls + Education” at […]

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Lectures explore science, religion conflict

The centuries-old debate between science and religion will be re-explored at Yale in this month’s Dwight H. Terry lecture series. Distinguished historian of science Keith S. Thomson, a former dean of the Graduate School of Arts & Sciences, delivered the first of the four-part lecture series, entitled “Jefferson and Darwin: Science and Religion in Troubled […]

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