Uncategorized | 7:10 pm | July 7, 2010 | By Carmen Lu

In the Elm City, muddy — but potable — waters

New Haven residents battling the heat wave now face another challenge: muddy drinking water. Soaring demand for water in recent days has increased water flow in the city’s water mains and stirred up sediments that resemble fire hydrant flushings, the South Central Connecticut Regional Water Authority (SCCRWA) said in a press release today. Reports of »

Uncategorized | 6:10 pm | June 28, 2010 | By Carmen Lu

GMAT to add reasoning section

M.B.A. hopefuls take note: Starting June 2012, the Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT) will feature a new 30-minute reasoning section, the Graduate Management Admissions Council announced Friday. “The new integrated reasoning section of the GMAT will be a microcosm of today’s b-school classroom,” said Dave Wilson, president and CEO of GMAC. “These questions will provide »

Uncategorized | 6:15 pm | June 16, 2010 | By Carmen Lu

Oprah, Ellen, Tyra … Timeica?

Meet Yale’s latest reality television contestant: Timeica Bethel ’11. The rising Jonathan Edwards senior is one of at least 3,700 contestants who have submitted audition videos for Oprah’s new reality series, “Your Own Show: Oprah’s Search for the Next TV Star.” Set to air next January on the Oprah Winfrey Network, the series offers contestants »

News | 12:05 pm | June 12, 2010 | By Carmen Lu

New Ezra Stiles dean named

Camille Lizarribar, a former adjunct lecturer in the Directed Studies program, will be the new dean of Ezra Stiles College, Yale College Dean Mary Miller wrote in an e-mail to Ezra Stiles students on Wednesday. “I am pleased to report that, after consulting with Master Pitti and a committee of Ezra Stiles College fellows and »

Uncategorized | 7:37 pm | June 10, 2010 | By Carmen Lu

Yale Fan chooses… Harvard

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His name is Yale Fan, but he is headed to Harvard in the fall. According to The Harvard Crimson’s Flyby blog, incoming Cantab freshman Fan — a top science researcher from Oregon — was accepted to Harvard, Princeton and Yale earlier this year but ultimately picked Harvard. Harvard offered a “compromise” between the strong mathematics »