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NEWS ANALYSIS: Is the Schwarzman Center necessary?

May 22, 2015 • 0
Yale has promised to build a state-of-the-arts facility that will provide students with the opportunity to gather in a central space that has never existed before. But perhaps the reason it has never existed is that it has never been necessary.
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Levin received $8.5 million payout

May 20, 2015 • 0
Former University President Richard Levin received an additional $8.5 million payout from Yale after his retirement.
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University confers 3,566 degrees at 314th Commencement

May 18, 2015 • 0
Students, faculty and administrators from Yale College and the University’s graduate and professional schools convened on Old Campus for Yale’s 314th Commencement Ceremony.
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LIVEBLOG: Commencement 2015

To cap off the events of Commencement weekend, graduating seniors will receive their Yale College diplomas in the residential colleges at 12 p.m. Exercises in the morning include an academic procession and a gathering on Old Campus. Follow along as the News covers Commencement live.
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Baccalaureate services kick off Commencement Weekend

May 17, 2015 • 0
In a bookend to their freshman convocation four years ago, graduating seniors gathered in Woolsey Hall in three installments Saturday and Sunday to hear remarks by top University officials.
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Families travel far for 314th Commencement

May 17, 2015 • 0
For four years, Yale and New Haven have played an integral part in the lives of not just members of the Class of 2015, but also their families.
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Biden tells grads to balance ambition with perspective

May 17, 2015 • 0
Before a crowd of whimsical hats and black graduation robes, Yale Class Day speaker and 47th Vice President of the United States Joseph Biden challenged the Class of 2015 to “break out of the bubble of your own making.”
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LIVEBLOG: Class Day 2015

Follow along as the News covers the Class Day Exercises — including an address by United States Vice President Joe Biden — live, beginning at 2 p.m.
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“Tremendously influential, tremendously admired” historian Peter Gay dies at 91

May 16, 2015 • 0
Emeritus Sterling Professor of History Peter Gay — described as “the ultimate homme de lettres” — died Tuesday at his home in Manhattan. He was 91 years old.
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William Zinsser, fabled teacher of writing, dies at 92

May 14, 2015 • 1
Zinsser, who arrived at Yale in 1970, authored 19 books over the course of his life. His most famous, “On Writing Well,” is a celebrated guide to concise, clear and well-crafted writing.
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Donation will transform Commons into “world-class campus center” by 2020

May 11, 2015 • 0
With a $150 million donation from Blackstone founder Stephen Schwarzman ’69, Yale has committed to a comprehensive renovation of Commons that will transform it into a hub for student life.
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GESO stages protest in front of Warner House

May 5, 2015 • 1
After a year of grievances, petitions and failed negotiations, the Graduate Employees and Students Organization took to the streets one last time on Tuesday before the before summer.