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Diversity in academic programs nebulous

April 9, 2015 • 0
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.
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Faculty join push for divestment

April 9, 2015 • 0
Some faculty have now joined the push for fossil fuel divestment at Yale — an effort that was previously helmed almost entirely by students.
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Dwight Hall to link with more communities

April 9, 2015 • 0
As part of a larger attempt to redirect the organization’s focus, Dwight Hall is expanding its outreach to different communities on campus.
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New sorority selection nears final stages

April 9, 2015 • 0
The search for Yale’s fourth sorority has been narrowed down to just two potential organizations after a seven-month process.
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Medical EMBA program looks to grow

April 9, 2015 • 0
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.
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LGBTQ activism finds home at Yale-NUS

April 8, 2015 • 0
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.
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Alternatives to MH&C abound, despite costs

April 8, 2015 • 0
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.
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Buddhist leader extols environmental activism

April 8, 2015 • 0
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.
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Initiative launched to create more societies

April 8, 2015 • 0
A new initiative by former Yale College Council President Danny Avraham ’15 will likely make the senior society system a little less exclusive.
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Yale-NUS to offer new double degree

April 8, 2015 • 0
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.
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Biden to speak at Class Day

April 7, 2015 • 0
Vice President Joseph Biden will be the speaker at this year’s Class Day on Sunday, May 17.
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Behind Bergdahl, a Yale professor

April 7, 2015 • 0
On Nov. 23, 1970, just off the coast of Martha’s Vineyard, a Lithuanian sailor named Simonas Kudirka jumped ship.