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Yale buys science complex

August 31, 2007 • 0
Yale scientists are returning to a campus that will soon include vastly expanded lab facilities, though just how the space will be used is at this point a matter of speculation. The University’s surprise purchase of the Bayer HealthCare complex in West Haven and Orange in June — a monumental deal that will increase the »
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Yale buys Bayer labs in West Haven

June 13, 2007 • 0
Yale is acquiring 137 acres of property and 1.5 million square feet of buildings in West Haven and Orange from pharmaceutical company Bayer HealthCare, Bayer officials announced Wednesday afternoon. The deal would increase the University’s laboratory space by 550,000 square feet and, at least initially, will most likely house School of Medicine researchers, Yale President »
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3,745 receive degrees Monday

May 29, 2007 • 0
After converging from their respective residential colleges on the newly opened Cross Campus and processing down Elm Street and through the New Haven Green, 1,336 Yale College seniors marched Monday through Phelps Gate onto Old Campus for Yale’s 306th Commencement. Two hours later, they walked through the gate as alumni. Monday’s exercises, officiated by University »
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Levin may be a candidate to head World Bank

May 24, 2007 • 0
If the rumors are true, Richard Levin could have the opportunity to trade the Yale presidency for the head post at the World Bank. Levin has been mentioned as a potential candidate in a host of newspaper articles earlier this week speculating about who might succeed former bank president Paul Wolfowitz, who resigned last week. »
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Ivies plan for future growth

April 30, 2007 • 0
Just as the finishing touches are put on plans for a new state-of-the-art biology laboratory, administrators are trying to hammer out the details of a proposal to build new undergraduate housing while construction workers are preparing a wing of the art gallery for its opening. As familiar as this situation might sound to any Yalie, »
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Fewer apply to Yale Law

April 26, 2007 • 0
Echoing drops in applications to other parts of the University, the Yale Law School received 9.9 percent fewer applications this year than last year. The fall comes after a 9.7 percent decrease in applications to Yale College and a 21 percent decrease in applications to the School of Music this year. Applications to law schools »
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Stage weapons ban reversed

April 25, 2007 • 0
After a weekend of national media coverage and student outcry, administrators decided Monday to rescind the ban on stage weapons that was enacted in the wake of the Virginia Tech massacre. Last week, Dean of Student Affairs Betty Trachtenberg told several students that realistic-looking stage weapons would no longer be permitted in Yale theatrical productions. »
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Yale engages in global PR

April 24, 2007 • 0
Dedicated readers of The Guardian, a major British newspaper, would know that Yale President Richard Levin is not a fan of goat cheese. A Chinese college student who subscribes to the magazine China Campus might be familiar with Levin’s academic degrees from Stanford, Oxford and Yale. When Levin travels abroad — which is usually several »
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Univ. rescinds stage weapons ban

April 24, 2007 • 0
Stage weapons will again be allowed in University theatrical productions, in a reversal of last week’s ban, Yale spokeswoman Helaine Klasky said Tuesday morning. Administrators decided Monday afternoon to require that audiences instead be informed of the use of stage weapons before the start of every performance, she said. In the wake of the Virginia »
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Calhoun Dean Lassonde to leave for Brown this summer

April 23, 2007 • 0
Stephen Lassonde, who has served as dean of Calhoun College for 14 years, will leave at the end of this academic year to take a position at Brown University. Lassonde, whose son is a Yale freshman, will become Deputy Dean of the College at Brown. He announced his intention to step down in an e-mail »
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YCC presidential hopeful Marks ’09 charged with campaign rules violations

April 23, 2007 • 0
Yale College Council Secretary and presidential hopeful Zach Marks ’09 was charged over the weekend with violating three campaign rules. The infractions come less than a week after Marks was cited for beginning his campaign two days early and allegedly telling one of his friends that she could not work for an opposing campaign. As »
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Alumni discuss naming

April 18, 2007 • 0
Will Bouchet College be a contender for the Tyng Cup? Will “Swensenites” scream the loudest from their section in the bleachers at The Game? Will students flock from all over campus to eat at the Gertrude Stein Dining Hall? These questions may very well have answers in 20 years’ time. Whether the proposed two new »