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FAS Senate gears up for first year

August 28, 2015
Though the semester has yet to officially begin, the 22 members of the newly formed Faculty of Arts and Sciences Senate are already gearing up for their first term in office.
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Endowment spending draws criticism in Times column

August 28, 2015
A recent New York Times op-ed calling upon Yale to spend more of its endowment has prompted renewed debate — both on campus and among experts — over how the University should invest its money.
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OCS rolls out new career network

August 28, 2015
For students and alumni looking to interact via Yale’s online databases, an upgraded service from the Office of Career Strategy may provide expanded opportunities.
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Yale looks to expand college access to veterans

August 28, 2015
In June, the University joined an initiative to bring more high-achieving military veterans to Yale College.
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2019 by the numbers: First impressions

August 28, 2015
On Aug. 12, the News sent all incoming freshmen a survey with questions running the gamut from family life to post-graduate plans. This is the first in a four-part series on the results.
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Yale hosts historic master class on financial crises

August 20, 2015
Three of the most instrumental figures of the 2008 financial crisis gathered at Yale earlier this month to reflect on the recent economic downturn and to consider strategies for preventing similar crises in the future.
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SigEp called to trial in tailgate lawsuit

August 17, 2015
A Superior Court judge in Waterbury has ordered the national Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity to proceed to trial as a defendant in a lawsuit stemming from the 2011 Harvard-Yale tailgate crash that left one woman dead.
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Stephen Davis asks Pierson students not to call him “master”

August 14, 2015
Amid ongoing campus discussion of racially charged names and symbols, Stephen Davis, who has led Pierson College since July 2013, has requested that students refrain from referring to him as “master.”
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Robert Burt, YLS scholar of medical ethics and constitutional law, dies at 76

August 5, 2015
Yale Law School Professor Emeritus, Robert Burt LAW '64, a member of the school’s faculty for 39 years, died yesterday in Massachusetts. He was 75 years old.
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Sexual misconduct report lists 56 complaints filed in first half of 2015

August 4, 2015
The University received 56 reports of sexual misconduct in the first half of 2015, according to the latest Semi-Annual Report of Complaints of Sexual Misconduct, released Tuesday.
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Med school’s Task Force on Gender Equity releases final report

August 1, 2015
Dean of the School of Medicine Robert Alpern released the final report from the Ad Hoc Task Force on Gender Equity in a school-wide email Thursday.
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Linda H. Peterson, veteran of the English Department, dies at 66

July 20, 2015
Linda H. Peterson died peacefully last month on campus after a battle with cancer that spanned several years.