Diversity in academic programs nebulous
Last week, Yale accepted its most diverse freshman class yet. Still, questions remain as to whether the Admissions Office’s efforts at diversification reach all of Yale’s most competitive academic programs.
Faculty join push for divestment
Some faculty have now joined the push for fossil fuel divestment at Yale — an effort that was previously helmed almost entirely by students.
Medical EMBA program looks to grow
With the first student enrolled in the joint administrative fellowship — launched by the School of Management and Yale-New Haven Hospital in 2013 — preparing to graduate, administrators are now looking to admit a new, expanded group of students to the program.
LGBTQ activism finds home at Yale-NUS
The social acceptance for the Singaporean LGBTQ community is broadening in this city-state that Yale has, in some ways, adopted. While older generations still adhere to religious and conservative traditions, their children are adopting those beliefs less and less. Singapore is changing.
Alternatives to MH&C abound, despite costs
While many students have recommended that Yale Mental Health and Counseling address refer patients to therapists outside of Yale Health, this suggestion has been repeatedly rebuffed.
Buddhist leader extols environmental activism
Speaking to a sold-out Woolsey Hall on Tuesday, Buddhist leader His Holiness the 17th Karmapa Ogyen Trinley Dorje decried the degradation of the environment and encouraged environmental activism rooted in a spiritual connection to nature.
Yale-NUS to offer new double degree
On Monday, Yale-NUS announced the launch of a new partnership with the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at the National University of Singapore: a concurrent degree program in public policy for students at the young college.