University | 4:37 pm | September 18, 2013 | By Amy Wang

Quinlan backs Delaware efforts to expand college access

This morning, officials of the state of Delaware announced a new initiative to improve college access for high school students in the state — an effort that is backed not only by College Board and Delaware universities, but also by a group of the country’s most selective schools, which was represented today by Dean of »

University | 10:25 pm | September 10, 2013 | By Amy Wang

Yale comes third in U.S. News rankings

For high school seniors, September marks the beginning of college searches, counselor meetings and campus tours — and also, the release of a new round of U.S. News and World Report’s infamous college rankings. The 2014 college rankings, which judged more than a thousand U.S. universities on a combination of factors including graduation rate, selectivity, and »

University | 10:17 pm | August 13, 2013 | By Amy Wang

Buckley Program to move into Taft Mansion

In an effort to move from a small undergraduate group into a nationally-recognized conservative policy institute, the William F. Buckley Jr. Program will soon make a physical move into the historic William H. Taft Mansion on Whitney Avenue, The New York Times reported. The program — which was founded in 2010 by a group of »

University | 9:36 pm | August 13, 2013 | By Amy Wang

Stein ’86 LAW ’91 named new SEC commissioner

Kara Stein ’86 LAW ’91, a former legal counsel to various senators and government committees, was this week as the new commissioner of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Nominated by President Barack Obama, Stein replaces the former SEC commissioner Elisse Walter ’71, who served as interim commissioner after the previous chairman Mary Schapiro she »

University | 9:43 pm | August 1, 2013 | By Amy Wang

In Times article, Yale sophomore talks income inequality

With the start of the new fall semester looming less than a month away, excited prefrosh all over the country are getting ready for their move to Yale. In the midst of all the fervor, one student’s personal story of struggle and success has highlighted the unique challenges that some students face as they adjust »