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William Zinsser, fabled teacher of writing, dies at 92

May 14, 2015
Zinsser, who arrived at Yale in 1970, authored 19 books over the course of his life. His most famous, “On Writing Well,” is a celebrated guide to concise, clear and well-crafted writing.
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Donation will transform Commons into “world-class campus center” by 2020

With a $150 million donation from Blackstone founder Stephen Schwarzman ’69, Yale has committed to a comprehensive renovation of Commons that will transform it into a hub for student life.
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GESO stages protest in front of Warner House

May 5, 2015
After a year of grievances, petitions and failed negotiations, the Graduate Employees and Students Organization took to the streets one last time on Tuesday before the before summer.
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Hudak, spirited Saybrugian and CS prof, succumbs to cancer

April 30, 2015
After a nearly six-year battle with leukemia, Paul Hudak, professor of computer science and master of Saybrook College, died last night surrounded by his family. He was 62 years old.
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Students preview new mental health website

April 29, 2015
University administrators called for feedback on Yale’s new Health and Wellness website during two preview sessions hosted Tuesday afternoon.
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Holloway announces comprehensive reforms of withdrawal and readmission policies

April 28, 2015
After months of controversy, Yale College has committed to comprehensive reforms of its withdrawal and readmission policies — some of which will go into effect immediately.
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With nominations in, faculty senate election only weeks away

April 24, 2015
With elections slated to occur in early May, the inaugural Faculty of Arts and Sciences Senate is moving one step closer to reality.
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Alcohol office set for expansion

April 24, 2015
Yale is devoting more resources and staff toward efforts to evaluate drinking culture and promote healthier habits among students.
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Yale may change standardized testing requirements

April 24, 2015
In March of last year, the College Board announced its commitment to a redesigned SAT that is “more open and clear” than any previous version of the exam. In light of the future change, Yale is evaluating its standardized testing requirements.
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Students launch e-commerce website

April 24, 2015
Four undergraduates have launched a Yale-exclusive, community-based e-commerce startup which seeks to become the platform by which students and faculty exchange goods on campus.
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Yale summer internships expand in some cities

April 24, 2015
For students seeking internships coordinated through Yale College, the Office of Career Strategy expanded opportunities for the upcoming summer.
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GSA asks for student resource replacement

April 24, 2015
As the Hall of Graduate Studies transitions in 2017 from a graduate student space to a center for the humanities, graduate student leaders are calling the University to support student life and programming.