University

Shiller wins Nobel Prize in Economics

October 15, 2013 • 0
On Monday, Robert Shiller won the Nobel Prize in Economics for his “empirical analysis of asset prices.”
University

Shutdown frustrates Yalies applying for gov jobs

October 11, 2013 • 0
Due to the shutdown, Yale students interested in government positions are frustrated and confused by the now-unclear application process toward securing these jobs.
University

Rothman wins Nobel Prize

October 8, 2013 • 0
James Rothman ’71, the chair of the Cell Biology department, has been awarded a 2013 Nobel Prize.
Danny Burstein led a master class on musical theater on monday.
Culture

The ‘Follies’ of Danny Burstein

October 10, 2012 • 1
Danny Burstein had a good year: He recently garnered a Drama Desk Award, an Outer Critics Circle Award and his third Tony Award nomination for his leading role as Buddy Plummer in Follies, Stephen Sondheim’s 1971 musical about a showgirls’ reunion. The 48-year-old Burstein has also acted in popular TV shows, like Boardwalk Empire and »
City

Metro-North customer satisfaction back on track

October 10, 2012 • 1
While New England railroad lines can be prone to delays of service or crowded rail cars, a new report from the Metropolitan Transit Authority showed customer satisfication with the Metro-North railroad is on the rise. Overall, 93 percent of passengers who took part in the annual MTA study expressed approval of the rail operator’s service, »
The conference “Anti-Semitism in France” focuses on France in particular because the country is on the "front lines" of a new strain of anti-Semitism.
University

New anti-Semitism program hosts first conference

October 8, 2012 • 4
The Yale Program for the Study of Antisemitism hosted its first major conference on Friday, combining a historical approach to the French-Jewish community with contemporary political analysis. The conference, entitled “Antisemtism in France: Past, Present and Future,” featured 11 leading scholars of anti-Semitism from France, Israel and the United States and attracted an audience of »
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Culture

Open studios give local artists visibility

October 5, 2012 • 0
Most consumers of art wonder how the pieces they admire in galleries develop over time but do not get the opportunity to witness the process for themselves. Every October, New Haven artists open up their studios and allow the city’s residents this chance. The grand opening for the annual City-Wide Open Studios festival will take »
Mike Anthony, the executive chef of Gramercy Tavern, spoke at a Calhoun Master’s Tea Tuesday about sustainable food practices.
University

NYC chef talks sustainability

October 3, 2012 • 0
Mike Anthony admitted he was a “finicky eater” growing up, but the executive chef of New York City’s Gramercy Tavern restaurant praised the diversity of food while speaking at Yale on Tuesday afternoon. At a Calhoun Master’s Tea co-sponsored by the Yale Sustainable Food Project that drew around 50 students, Anthony spoke briefly about his »
Panera Bread is set to open an outlet on the site of Chapel St.’s News Haven.
City

Panera to replace local business on Chapel

October 2, 2012 • 3
Following the arrival of Shake Shack last month and the announcement of Chipotle Mexican Grill last week, a Panera Bread bakery-cafe will join the two on Chapel Street when it takes the place of News Haven. Panera is replacing News Haven, a specialty boutique selling national and international newspapers and magazines, which will close Oct. »
Paintings by Mario Moore ART ’13 recently went on view at the gallery of The Study hotel.
Culture

Moore ART ’13 shows paintings at The Study

September 19, 2012 • 1
Mario Moore ART ’13 does not have to walk very far to view his work on display: a new show of Moore’s paintings is located conveniently at The Study hotel, right across the street from his studio in the School of Art’s Green Hall. After receiving his BFA from the College for Creative Studies in »
The Yale College Council, under the leadership of John Gonzalez ’14, is aiming to increase student participation in administrative decisions.
University

YCC seeks greater role in admin decisions

September 14, 2012 • 0
As the 2012-’13 Yale College Council executive board ends the first month of its tenure on campus, it aims to increase communication between the council and students as well as between students and administrators. Members of the YCC executive board said they hope to enhance student participation and input in administrative decisions, beginning with the »