Incoming students get math preparation
Nineteen incoming students got a taste of the Yale experience online this summer, working with a professor and a team of student coaches in order to better prepare themselves for the college’s infamous quantitative reasoning requirement.
Yale lags in new U.S. News international ranking
While Yale has traditionally sat near the top of the U.S. News and World Report’s National University Rankings, the publication’s inaugural list of the best global universities ranks Yale at number 17.
Academic job search support expands
This year’s Academic Job Search Series, an annual set of workshops with the objective of preparing Ph.D. candidates and postdoctoral students to enter the academic job market and become professors, has undergone a change in leadership, resulting in double the number of events that were offered last year.
Barroso talks new world order
Barroso — who is now completing his 10th year as President of the European Commission — leads the executive branch of the EU, making him the most powerful officeholder in the entire organization.
Former cyclist talks doping
When former Tour de France cyclist Tyler Hamilton was caught using performance-enhancing drugs in, he thought it was the worst day of his life.
Cooperation reduces racial categorization
A common enemy can bring people together regardless of traditionally divisive factors like race. And a new study suggests peaceful cooperation can create the same effect.