Aug 30th, 2012
8:57 pm
August 30th, 2012 | University
Harvard students caught up in cheating scandal

Harvard’s Administrative Board is investigating 125 undergraduates for cheating on a take-home final exam. In what calls “the largest cheating scandal in recent memory to hit the Ivy League,” nearly half of the students in the lecture “Government 1310: Introduction to Congress” are accused of collaborating by email or other methods on short-answer questions […]

Aug 28th, 2012
2:55 pm
August 28th, 2012 | University
Bluebook back after hiccups

After Yale Bluebook experienced glitches Monday afternoon, including problems with its schedule worksheet feature, the site is back to running normally. Still, University Registrar Gabriel Olszewski said users of the site may notice class times missing temporarily – for about 15 minutes — while the site refreshes its course information. Information is refreshed at 7 […]

May 21st, 2012
3:28 pm
May 21st, 2012 | University
University promotes six professors

Six professors were promoted at a meeting of the Board of Permanent Officers on May 17. Two tenured associate professors in the Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry Department — Enrique De La Cruz and Andrew Miranker — were promoted to full professors with tenure, Yale College Dean Mary Miller said. Two professors of mechanical engineering and […]

May 21st, 2012
3:25 pm
May 21st, 2012 | University
More on this year’s honorary degree recipients

Yale conferred the following nine honorary degrees at the University’s 311th Commencement ceremony Monday morning, according to the program for the event. Doctor of Medical Sciences: Aaron Temkin Beck MED ’46 A psychiatrist and professor emeritus at the University of Pennsylvania, Beck pioneered the use of cognitive therapy (also known as cognitive behavioral therapy or […]

May 21st, 2012
1:09 am
May 21st, 2012 | University
Gates, Marshall LAW ’76 to receive honorary degrees

Former U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert Gates and former Chief Justice of the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court Margaret Marshall LAW ’76 were spotted entering the Yale Center for British Art Sunday evening as guests arrived for the University’s annual dinner for honorary degree recipients. The University awards honorary degrees as part of the Commencement ceremony, […]

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