Sci-Tech

Food studies may be offered in spring

November 7, 2013 • 0
A food studies program may be offered in the spring semester, according to three Yale faculty members interviewed.
University

YLS attracts Yale undergrads

November 7, 2013 • 0
Of the 199 students that matriculated to Yale Law School this year, 23 graduated from Yale College. This year’s figure is consistent with the past several years, during which the number of Yale College graduates entering YLS ranged from 23 to 33. Students and faculty interviewed credited this track record to Yale College’s strong liberal »
University

YCC to push for Credit/D/Fail changes

November 6, 2013 • 0
Despite the Yale College Council’s efforts, Credit/D/Fail policy is unlikely to change in the near future. The YCC aims to get the conversion deadline from Credit/D/Fail to the standard letter grade option pushed back by two weeks, according to YCC President Danny Avraham. Though the Committee on Honors and Academic Standing has rejected that proposal »
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Study abroad numbers soar

October 31, 2013 • 0
The number of Yale students who study abroad jumped by 50 percent in the last year.
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After Woodard’s death, dean’s office marches on

October 28, 2013 • 0
Administrators are beginning to discuss the appointment of an acting dean for Calhoun.
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Yale not considering honor code

October 17, 2013 • 0
Over a year after a cheating scandal wreaked havoc at Harvard, Yale’s rival school is considering implementing an honor code.
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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.”
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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.
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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 »