Apr 3rd, 2012
12:05 pm
April 3rd, 2012 | University
Princeton Review ranks top 300 U.S. professors

Think your professors are the best in America? A new book out today from the Princeton Review “The Best 300 Professors,” names America’s top professors — and only two Yale faculty made the cut. Paul Bracken, a professor of management and political science at the School of Management, and Karen von Kunes, a senior lector […]

Mar 26th, 2012
11:20 pm
March 26th, 2012 | University
Dean Miller’s son gets married in D.C.

Cross Campus can hear the bells — William Kamens ’09, the son of Yale College Dean Mary Miller and East Asian Languages and Literatures Department Chair Edward Kamens was married on Sunday to Rachel Butler ’08. The couple met during their years as Yale undergrads. They were married at the McLean Gardens Ballroom in Washington, […]

Mar 20th, 2012
11:47 am
March 20th, 2012 | Culture
Franco GRD ’16 will not attend U of Houston

We’re starting to lose track track of James Franco’s GRD ’16 educational history, but it seems that, for now, he will not enroll in a sixth graduate program. Franco was accepted to the University of Houston’s creative writing program last spring and deferred his enrollment for one year, but he has decided not to start […]

Mar 1st, 2012
12:42 am
March 1st, 2012 | University
Gaddis wins national award for Kennan biography

After winning high praise among reviewers for his biography of George F. Kennan, history professor John Lewis Gaddis has won the seventh annual American History Book Prize for his work, the New York Times reported. The prize, which has been handed out by the New-York Historical Society, is awarded for a nonfiction American history book […]

Feb 14th, 2012
2:54 am
February 14th, 2012 | University
Cross Campus: 2.14.12

Love songs. Assistant professor Sarah Demers was treated to not one, not two, but three singing valentines during her “Physics of Music” class Monday. As members of the Yale Slavic Chorus and of a cappella group The New Blue serenaded Demers with love songs, Demers looked embarrassed but “dealt with it well,” a tipster who […]

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