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Yale admits 16 percent of early applicants

December 16, 2014 • 0
Yale admitted 753, or 16 percent, of early applicants to the class of 2019 from a pool of 4,693.
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Grad School to fund sixth year for humanities, social science students

December 16, 2014 • 0
The Graduate School of Arts and Sciences will provide PhD candidates in humanities and social sciences with a sixth year of funding through teaching positions or an equivalent stipend starting in the 2015–16 academic year.
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Mixed-gender housing extended to sophomores

December 9, 2014 • 0
Mixed gender housing, currently only available to upperclassmen, will be extended to sophomores beginning next fall.
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Mental health troubles widespread at law school, report says

December 9, 2014 • 0
Seventy percent of Yale Law School students who participated in the school’s Mental Health Alliance survey have struggled with mental health issues at some point during their law school careers.
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White House summit puts focus on college preparedness

December 8, 2014 • 0
In Washington last week, Yale committed to a series of measures aimed at increasing the preparedness of incoming students.
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Amidst sustainability push, Yale’s emissions rose in 2014

December 8, 2014 • 0
Despite Yale’s ongoing commitment to decrease its carbon footprint, the University’s greenhouse gas emissions rose in fiscal 2014.
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Hundreds lie down on Wall St. to protest Brown, Garner decisions

December 5, 2014 • 0
For four and a half minutes Friday afternoon, more than 750 students, professors and members of the Yale and New Haven communities lay on Wall Street in protest of recent announcements not to indict the police officers who killed Michael Brown and Eric Garner.
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Momentum builds for mixed-gender housing

December 5, 2014 • 0
The Yale College Council is renewing its push to extend mixed-gender housing to sophomores.
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For some Yalies, immigration reform hits home

December 5, 2014 • 0
When President Barack Obama announced his executive actions on immigration on Nov. 20, Juan Carlos Cerda ’15 received a call from his father, who asked him what the changes would mean for their family.
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Philosophy rises in rankings

December 5, 2014 • 0
While national rankings say that Yale’s Philosophy Department is on the rise, some faculty and students question whether these evaluations are at all credible.
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New professorship honors Swensen, Berry

December 5, 2014 • 0
A new professorship has been created in the Yale economics department to honor Yale’s long-time Chief Investment Officer David Swensen.
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Library preservation, technical services to move

December 5, 2014 • 0
A new office space is currently being developed for staff involved with preservation and technical services in the Yale University Library System.