Alcohol office set for expansion

April 24, 2015 • 0
Yale is devoting more resources and staff toward efforts to evaluate drinking culture and promote healthier habits among students.

University plans new wellness website amid focus on mental health

April 22, 2015 • 0
This fall, the University is expected to launch a comprehensive “wellness” website that centralizes information on mental health, spiritual well-being and clinical care.

Title IX Steering Committee promises changes following YCC, Women’s Center report

April 22, 2015 • 0
The Yale College Council and Yale Women’s Center released a joint report Tuesday afternoon on the state of sexual misconduct policies and procedures at Yale.

Yale commits to renovating cultural houses

April 21, 2015 • 0
Four months after the first-ever external review of Yale’s four cultural centers revealed widespread problems, the University has released its plan to address those concerns.

New in the new colleges: considering disabilities from the start

April 20, 2015 • 0
The Facilities Access Group is tasked with assessing the accessibility of Yale’s current buildings and planning the accessibility of new ones.

YPU debates rape adjudication

April 15, 2015 • 0
Roughly 120 students gathered in Linsly-Chittenden Hall on Tuesday evening to debate an issue that has captivated not only Yale’s campus but campuses across the country: Who should be adjudicating cases of sexual misconduct?

With Howard, student life administration to grow

April 14, 2015 • 0
Burgwell “Burgie” Howard, Northwestern University’s current assistant vice president for student engagement, will leave Northwestern at the end of the school year for a new position at Yale focused on student engagement and well-being.

UP CLOSE: In sexual misconduct, data offer limited guidance

April 13, 2015 • 0
As the nation focuses its attention on campus sexual misconduct, students, administrators and activists alike turn to data for answers. But low reporting rates mean most stories go untold — leaving universities largely unguided in their efforts to address a widespread yet simultaneously highly particular problem. On Dec. 2, 2014, thousands of students, faculty and »

Alternatives to MH&C abound, despite costs

April 8, 2015 • 0
While many students have recommended that Yale Mental Health and Counseling address refer patients to therapists outside of Yale Health, this suggestion has been repeatedly rebuffed.

Campus cameras prompt privacy concerns

April 6, 2015 • 0
During the internal examination of YPD procedure that followed an officer’s detention of Tahj Blow ’16, investigators drew heavily upon video footage of the incident. Questions have since emerged about the level of video surveillance on campus.
Students confronted administrators at the mental health forum on Feb. 25.

Admins meet YCC halfway on mental health proposals

April 3, 2015 • 0
Five weeks after an open forum in which Yale College Dean Jonathan Holloway refused to commit to addressing the Yale College Council’s 2013 and 2014 recommendations on mental health point by point, he, along with Director of Yale Health Paul Genecin, has done just that.

National sexual misconduct survey released

April 2, 2015 • 0
Today, Yale is launching its installment of one of the largest nationwide surveys on campus sexual assault.