Power outlines global challenges, solutions
Ambassador Samantha Power ’92, the U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations, spoke about the dangers facing the world — ranging from Ebola to sexual violence against women and violent extremism — and the importance of developing long-term strategies to combat them.
SOM makes progress on gender balance
On Thursday, the SOM will host a panel of female alumnae at the Yale Club in New York City for women interested in applying to the school’s MBA program.
Students petition to rescind Cosby’s degree
As allegations that comedian Bill Cosby serially sexually assaulted women proliferate, some inside and outside the Yale community are calling on the University to rescind Cosby’s honorary Yale degree.
Freshman scholar program expands
Freshman Scholars at Yale, a program that brings a small cohort of incoming freshmen to the University each summer, is expanding to its largest size yet.
Students debate Ferguson on online forums
When news broke that a grand jury had declined to indict a white police officer who shot an unarmed black teenager, Michael Brown, in Ferguson, Missouri, Yale students — most of whom were away from campus for Thanksgiving — took to Facebook.
Amid criticism, Yale stands by Schmidheiny
Although Swiss billionaire Stephan Schmidheiny emerged victorious from a prolonged court battle, faculty and experts maintain that Yale should rescind his 1996 honorary degree.
Four Yalies receive the Rhodes
Yale students took home four of the 32 Rhodes Scholarships awarded to Americans this year, topping every other college in the country.