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Students, excited but cautious, respond to SEAS donation

March 27, 2015 • 0
All students interviewed were ecstatic about the announcement, but many were careful to temper their enthusiasm — even with the donation, CS at Yale is far from where it needs to be, they said.
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In MH&C, the session limit does not exist

March 27, 2015 • 0
As students and administrators focus on the state of Yale’s mental health resources, questions of availability have become particularly contentious — namely, whether students are allowed more than 12 visits to Mental Health & Counseling per year. The short answer is yes, they are.
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Silliman and Rosenfeld also affected by lead paint

March 27, 2015 • 0
Silliman College and Rosenfeld Hall are the latest undergraduate residences that have been confirmed as having had rooms repainted over spring break to cover decaying lead paint.
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Human rights activists gather to discuss horrors

March 27, 2015 • 0
Speaking before dozens of students Thursday evening, human rights activists argued for continued study and protest against oppressive regimes.
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Planned rally raises questions on effective student activism

March 27, 2015 • 0
Student activists championing an array of causes on campus will join together in a rally called Unite Yale today.
English lecturer Mark Oppenheimer '96 GRD '03 is organizing Thread.
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Yale to offer summer journalism program

March 27, 2015 • 0
A program on narrative journalism has been added to the fabric of summer activities at Yale.
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Years later, prize funds still not renewed

March 27, 2015 • 0
In 2006, the English Department awarded a total of $15,125 to students via the Elmore A. Willets Prize for Fiction. In 2009, that number climbed to $20,750. But by 2013, the Willets Prize awarded a mere $3,000.
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Black feminist activist discusses life, causes

March 27, 2015 • 0
For many Yale students, “intersectionality” is a catchphrase. For activist, writer and elected official Barbara Smith, it is her life’s work.
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SEAS receives $20 million donation

March 26, 2015 • 0
The donations come with an agreement that the University’s Computer Science Department will move into SEAS. The department will add five new faculty positions, increasing its size by 25 percent.
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Hall of Graduate Studies tower renamed in Swensen’s honor

March 26, 2015 • 0
The 14-story tower of the Hall of Graduate Studies will be named in honor of Yale’s longtime Chief Investment Officer, David Swensen.
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Withdrawal policies spark questions of access

March 26, 2015 • 0
In campus discussion about Yale’s policies for withdrawal and readmission, students and administrators alike have focused on how to make a difficult process less alienating.
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Former YIO associate to lead Stanford endowment

March 26, 2015 • 0
Robert Wallace ’02, former senior associate at the Yale Investments Office, has been named the new head of the Stanford University endowment.