New grant system arrives

February 15, 2010
Yale researchers seeking federal grants will soon be able to trade in stacks of tedious forms for a simplified Web-based application, which will be piloted in May. After paying $7.6 million in December 2008 for allegedly making false claims on federal research grants, the University has begun to streamline the process for faculty to apply »

Play publisher speaks

February 11, 2010
Doug Rand LAW ’10 SOM ’10, co-founder of Playscripts, Inc., a publisher of plays, spoke with half a dozen Yale students Wednesday evening at a discussion sponsored by the Yale Drama Club. Rand discussed his company and the upcoming launch of a new venture,, which grades plays showing in New York City based on »

Wales talks Wikipedia

October 8, 2009
When Jimmy Wales founded Wikipedia, he hoped his populist approach to cataloguing information would one day render the volumes put out by publishing giants such as Encyclopedia Brittanica and World Book irrelevant. Wales discussed the development of Wikipedia and its function in today’s culture at a lecture co-sponsored by Yale Students for Free Culture and »