University | 3:04 pm | June 16, 2013 | By Aleksandra Gjorgievska

SOM considers videotaped responses for applicants

In an effort to estimate candidates’ ability to think on their feet better, the Yale School of Management will require future applicants to videotape some of their application answers. SOM Director of Admissions Bruce DelMonico told Businessweek earlier this week that the new initiative aims to supplement the interview portion of the application process, since »

University | 11:59 pm | June 9, 2013 | By Aleksandra Gjorgievska

Law School professor nominated for federal judgeship

President Barack Obama nominated Yale law visiting professor and Quinnipiac law professor Jeffrey Meyer ’85 LAW ’89 for a federal judgeship last Friday, the Associated Press reported. If confirmed by the Senate, Meyer will fill a vacant position on Connecticut’s federal bench. Connecticut Senators Richard Blumenthal and Chris Murphy said in a statement that they will »

Culture | 11:53 pm | June 9, 2013 | By Aleksandra Gjorgievska

Alumni to appear on ‘America’s Got Talent’

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Yale alumni will take the stage in the next round of the popular NBC talent show “America’s Got Talent.” Last week, the Connecticut-based group 3Penny Chorus and Orchestra, led by Arianne Abela MUS ’10 and University of Hartford Hartt School graduate Colin Britt, advanced to the show’s second round after their performance garnered the praise »

University | 12:05 am | May 12, 2013 | By Aleksandra Gjorgievska

Div School professor faces charges for same-sex wedding ceremony

Yale Divinity School professor and former dean Rev. Thomas Ogletree is facing disciplinary charges for performing his son’s same-sex wedding ceremony. Ogletree, a member of the United Methodist Church, is facing a possible canonical trial for officiating at his son’s wedding, which took place last October at the Yale Club of New York. After the »

University | 11:45 am | May 9, 2013 | By Aleksandra Gjorgievska

Law students reject Business Insider ‘most impressive’ list

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When approached by Business Insider to compile a list of the most impressive students at Yale Law School, students at the school were reportedly “outraged.” Business Insider recently published a list entitled “The 26 Most Impressive Students at Yale Right Now. But when the publication contacted leaders of student groups at Yale Law School to solicit nominations »