University | 10:00 pm | September 3, 2012 | By The Yale Daily News

Tuesday’s Buzz: 9.4.12

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THE NEWS

  • The day after University President Richard Levin announced his intent to step down at the end of this academic year, Yale Corporation Senior Fellow Edward Bass ’67 rolled out the Yale Corporation’s plans for picking a successor.

    In a campus-wide email on Friday, Bass appointed eight Corporation fellows to the presidential search committee and said he would select four faculty members to round out the 12-person committee. The search will be the second in Yale’s history to include faculty members ­— the 1992 search that appointed Levin was the first.

  • The School of Engineering and Applied Science opened new facilities this fall to centralize its resources for students and expand research space for faculty. The Center for Engineering Innovation and Design (CEID) opened Aug. 26, taking over the space previously occupied by the Engineering and Applied Science Library in Becton Center. Administrators said they hope the new center will foster a more vibrant “culture of engineering” on campus.
  • This fall semester, Josh Rubin ’14 will study political science at its finest. He will not, however, be enrolled in Approaches to International Security, a core class for all Global Affairs majors. In fact, he will not be enrolled at Yale at all. He will be an intern at the Chicago headquarters of Obama for America. Rubin is one of seven enrolled Yalies taking the semester off to work on Democratic campaigns. Mason Kroll reports in tomorrow’s News.

THE WEATHER

High of 78 degrees, low of 68 degrees, showers likely.

THE FOOD

In the colleges

Breakfast: Waffle Bar

Lunch: Thai Coconut Chicken Soup, Egg Drop Soup, Fried Fish Hanoi, Rice Noodle with Spicy Chili Sauce, Korean BBQ Tofu Taco, Coconut & Green Curry Pork, All-Natural Grilled Chicken Breast, Grilled Garden Burger, All-Natural Grilled Cheeseburger, All-Natural Grilled Burger, Charmoula Marinated Tofu Sandwich with Greens, Jasmine Rice, Fresh Market Vegetable, Sesame Green Bean Salad, Curried Rice Salad, Lemon Pistachio Cupcake

Dinner: Lemongrass Chicken, Lime & Cilantro Roasted Tofu, Vegetable Curry, Stir Fry Pork & Vegetable Rice, All-Natural Grilled Chicken Breast, Grilled Garden Burger, All-Natural Grilled Cheeseburger, All-Natural Grilled Burger, Brown Rice & Mushrooms, Fresh Market Vegetable, Sesame Green Bean Salad, Curried Rice Salad, Apple Strudel

In Commons

Breakfast: Cream Of Wheat, Mushroom Frittata, Waffle Bar, Extra Thick French Toast, Omelets To Order, Cage-Free Scrambled Egg Whites, Cage-Free Scrambled Eggs, Breakfast Ham Slice, Shredded Potatoes

Lunch: Four Onion Soup, Tuscan White Bean Soup, Chicken Tikka Masala, Chana Masala, Bolognese Sauce, Spaghetti, Organic Tomato Sauce, Cornmeal-Crusted Catfish Philly Steak & Cheese Sub, Spinach Pizza, Pepperoni Pizza, Cheese Pizza, Cheese Calzone, Chicken Curry, Greens & Tofu, Vegetable Fried Rice, Jasmine Rice, Stir Fried Chinese Vegetable, Italian Deli Zep, Basmati Rice, Fresh Market Vegetable, Roasted Cauliflower with Indian Spices, Sesame Green Bean Salad, Curried Rice Salad

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