Cook, Levin discuss future of technology
As technology evolves, both Scott Cook, the former CEO and founder of Intuit, and former University President Richard Levin said Yalies are uniquely positioned to take advantage of these opportunities.
SnoJoy offers dessert, sushi
Once known exclusively as a frozen dessert shop, SnoJoy Cafe on Whitney Avenue reopened last week with a new cold offering — sushi.
Despite first place for history, critics of rankings abound
According to the latest USA Today rankings, Yale’s history major is the best in the country. The magazine’s 2014 rankings, released on Oct. 6, gave the department first place, surpassing rival institutions such as Harvard, Princeton and Columbia.
Yale Dems host community policing discussion
At a meeting with the Yale College Democrats last night, New Haven Chief of Police Dean Esserman stressed the importance of community policing in curbing crime in the Elm City.
Swastikas drawn on Old Campus
Three swastikas were drawn outside of Durfee Hall on Old Campus Sunday evening, according to an email from Yale College Dean Jonathan Holloway sent to the Yale Community late Monday evening.
Beinecke acquires children’s books
Between the Gutenberg Bible and the Canterbury Tales, the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library now has increased its holdings of a different kind of treasure — characters from children’s books.
For Yale, peers, overseas expansion no simple thing
While recognizing that there will always be cultural gaps when American and Asian institutions enter into academic partnerships, many are raising the question of where Yale draws the line between respecting another nation’s social norms and protecting the basic tenants of the liberal arts.
Naming of new colleges sparks debate
On Wednesday morning, University President Peter Salovey sent an email to all members of the Yale community asking them to submit suggestions for the naming of the two colleges.