Events give Elis taste of South Asia

April 4, 2007
South Asia may be the homeland of old favorites like spicy curries, Mount Everest and the Taj Mahal, but the South Asian Society wants students to realize that it is also the birthplace of a dynamic and complex culture. The SAS is currently hosting South Asian Awareness Week in an effort to show a different »

Glee Club festival to feature teen singers

March 27, 2007
Early this morning, dozens of high schoolers will arrive at Woolsey Hall to trade in their books for a day of singing. The Yale Glee Club’s fifth annual High School’s Choral Festival brings four high-school choirs from the New Haven area to campus to rehearse with nationally recognized conductor Josephine Lee in preparation for a »

Law School hosts ‘rebellious’ public interest law conference

February 26, 2007
This past weekend, Yale Law School — home to some of the most distinguished lawyers, politicians and diplomats in the world — became a forum for some more unconventional speakers. The school hosted the 13th Annual Rebellious Lawyering Conference, known as RebLaw, which invited those who are interested in public and social change to discuss »

Newark deputy mayor speaks about city’s future

February 20, 2007
Students braved the cold to venture to the Branford Fellows Lounge on Monday night to hear Newark, N.J., Deputy Mayor Stefan Pryor ’93 LAW ’98 discuss his plans for that city’s downtown area and his past experience with economic development. Pryor, a Ward 1 alderman in the early ’90s and a former policy adviser to »

Grad students to attend dissertation ‘boot camp’

January 31, 2007
Instead of army fatigues and combat boots, Yale graduate students attending this weekend’s Dissertation Writing Boot Camp will need laptops and library books. Twenty graduate students will undertake two rigorous days of writing at the first-ever retreat for students working on their dissertations. Far from the common perception of a traditional “boot camp,” this graduate »