Former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger is donating his papers to Yale.

Kissinger visits Yale to donate papers

August 31, 2011
One million documents and objects that trace the life and career of Henry Kissinger have found a new home at Yale’s Jackson Institute. The University announced in June that the works of Henry Kissinger, national security adviser and secretary of state to presidents Richard Nixon and Gerald Ford, would lay the foundation for the new »

Breach put Yalies’ SSNs in Google searches

August 26, 2011
On June 30, staff at the University’s Information Technology Services office got an unwelcome surprise when they found that the names and Social Security numbers of 43,000 Yale affiliates showed up in Google searches for the past 10 months. The breach occurred when Google altered its search in September 2010 to find and index special »

Yale affiliates’ SSNs were searchable on Google

August 17, 2011
The University announced Friday that the names and Social Security numbers of 43,000 people affiliated with Yale have been available to Google search engine users for the past 10 months. Though Information Technology Services Director Len Peters said there is no indication that the information has been exploited, Yale has established a response center to »

Yale email to move to Google

April 18, 2011
Starting next September, Yale students will access their University mail using new Gmail accounts. Provost Peter Salovey approved a proposal last week to run the University’s email through Google Apps for Education — a software suite that includes Google Mail, Calendar, Docs, Talk and Sites applications. Despite previous security concerns, Chuck Powell, associate chief information »

Google Apps headed to Yale

April 18, 2011
Information Technology Services will run student e-mail through Google starting in September. Provost Peter Salovey has approved the proposal that ITS submitted last winter to run email through Google Apps for Education, a software suite that includes Google Mail, Calendar, Docs, Talk and Sites applications. Chuck Powell, associate chief information officer for ITS, said ITS »

ITS surveys campus users

April 13, 2011
For the first time in about 12 years, Yale’s Information Technology Services is conducting a campuswide evaluation of its performance. The survey is based on a Pepperdine University model, which contains 18 core questions that ask students, faculty and staff to rate technology services such as Internet access, support and availability of electronic resources. Yale’s »

Burton opens up about ‘Effing Dykes’

April 12, 2011
Krista Burton, the blogger for humor website “Effing Dykes,” gave a “femininitea” at the Yale Women’s Center to about 75 women and two men, primarily students, last Wednesday as part of Pride Month. She read excerpts from her highly popular and award-winning blog — whose catchphrase is “Your Girl Gaydar Sucks. Let Me Help You” »

Supercomputer speeds Yale to No. 1

March 29, 2011
Despite failing to qualify for an international list of the world’s fastest supercomputers released earlier this month, Yale has pulled ahead of its Ivy League competitors with a new acquisition. Yale Information Technology Services announced Monday that it has purchased a new supercomputer — a machine that processes large amounts of scientific data at high »

Rankings overlook library

March 28, 2011
Yale has one of the world’s premier library systems, but this facet of the University does not affect its place in annual rankings like those by U.S News & World Report. The University’s library system ranks second in North America according to the Association of Research Libraries after Harvard’s, but this standing has little effect »
Some displayed maps were made by George Washington himself and chart significant events in his life.

George Washington maps on display

March 24, 2011
A new exhibit at Sterling Memorial Library provides an inside perspective onto George Washington’s world through his own maps. The exhibit, “America Transformed: From George Washington’s American Atlas to the 21st Century,” which opened Wednesday in the Memorabilia Room, features newly restored maps from a composite atlas acquired about 40 years ago. The maps show »

Library to keep NYT free after paywall

March 23, 2011
The New York Times will launch a paywall next Monday, but for Yalies, free access to “all the news that’s fit to print” will be just a few extra clicks away. Starting March 28, the Times will limit non-subscribers to 20 free online articles each month. Yale students will still have access to the Times’ »
Susan Gibbons, an expert on methods by which students and faculty utilize library resouces, will begin her tenure as University librarian on July 1.

New University librarian headed to Yale

March 22, 2011
The five-month search for a new University librarian has come to a close. Yale’s first choice, Susan Gibbons, a vice provost and dean of libraries at the University of Rochester will replace Acting University Librarian Jon Butler for a five-year term as University librarian starting July 1. The appointment of Gibbons, an expert in studying »
Quarterback Hank Furman ’14 threw for 129 yards and ran for 60 yards and three touchdowns in only his second career start under center.
The Elis have amassed a 5–0–3 record in overtime this season, including a 3–2 win over Minnesota.
Union only managed a 35–34 edge over Yale in shots, but the Elis could not put the puck past Dutchmen goaltender Troy Grosenick.