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.
TD’s Brenzel to depart in June
Brenzel announced in an email Friday morning that he will not seek to renew his appointment after his fifth year as master and will step down at the end of June.
2014 career paths revealed
Six months after receiving their diplomas, members of the Yale class of 2014 are now full-fledged alumni. Over the past few months, the Office of Career Strategy has surveyed the former students to draw out trends in their decisions to work, study or explore outside Yale.
Enough alcohol to call it rape?
On March 22, 2013, two Yale undergraduates had sexual intercourse. The female student was intoxicated. The male student was not.