University | 8:43 am | March 14, 2012 | By Daniel Sisgoreo

Doonesbury comes under fire

Garry Trudeau '70 GRD '73 appears on PBS News Hour in a 2010 interview.

Garry Trudeau’s ’70 GRD ’73 “Doonesbury” comics sparked a nationwide controversy this week over a series of strips tackling an abortion law in Texas. This week’s strips focus on a woman’s attempt to have an abortion in Texas in the wake of a new law requiring all women seeking abortions to undergo an pre-termination ultrasound. »

University | 7:05 am | March 13, 2012 | By Daniel Sisgoreo

YLS celebrates its silver jubilee with U.S. News

Yale Law School

For the 25th consecutive year, Yale is number one in U.S. News & World Report’s annual law school rankings. The rankings, released on Monday, name Yale the top law school in the nation, an honor it has held since the list was first released in 1987. That was 25 years ago, which makes this year »

University | 1:01 pm | March 1, 2012 | By Daniel Sisgoreo

Levin names new Divinity School dean


In a Thursday morning email to the Divinity School community, University President Richard Levin announced that Gregory Sterling will be the school’s next dean. Sterling, who will take office August 1, has served as dean of the Graduate School of the University of Notre Dame since 2008. Levin wrote that applications to Notre Dame’s graduate »

University | 12:29 am | February 29, 2012 | By Daniel Sisgoreo

YLS offers tenure to Latino scholar

Cristina Rodríguez '95 LAW '00 has been offered tenure at Yale Law School.

At a Yale Law School town hall on faculty diversity, the school’s faculty hiring committee announced it offered tenure to a Hispanic professor. The school has never had a tenured Latino faculty member. Six sources who attended the town hall said the professor offered tenure was Cristina Rodríguez ’95 LAW ’00. The town hall was »

University | 4:52 pm | February 28, 2012 | By Daniel Sisgoreo

YLS does not rank first on list


Yale Law School is the top law school in the nation, according to U.S. News & World Report. But when it comes to sending alumni to the nation’s top 250 law firms, YLS fell below its peers, according to a new ranking by the National Law Journal. YLS landed at 15th on the list, with »