Yale considers new application platform
After the Common Application suffered serious crashes last winter, Yale and other peer institutions are considering a new, alternative application system.
Special academic programs occupy delicate niche
Six years ago, an undergraduate student’s efforts to create an interdisciplinary human rights major was rejected. So was her application to design her own major on the same topic.
Carney traces journey from Yale to White House
Speaking to a packed room of Timothy Dwight students yesterday, Jay Carney ’87 traced his path from arriving as a freshman at Yale to becoming the White House press secretary under President Barack Obama for three years.
At Branford, “Five Guys” on Mondays
Branford Dining Hall is attempting to be like “Five Guys” — the well-known fast-food chain — by only serving burgers, fries, the salad bar and soup every other Monday for lunch.
Glickson, longtime presidential assistant, leaves post
From Nina Glickson’s ’73 days as a student in Yale’s first four-year cohort of women to her years advising University Presidents Richard Levin and Peter Salovey on student affairs, those who have come to know Glickson strain to imagine campus without her.
Under scrutiny, UWC to convene today
In light of recent media coverage, the University-Wide Committee on Sexual Misconduct will host an internal town hall meeting, tentatively set for this afternoon to discuss its policies and address potential concerns, according to an email obtained by the News.