Uncategorized | 12:33 pm | September 13, 2009 | By Divya Subrahmanyam

Police search Amistad Park

View Larger Map Three cars from the Connecticut State Police have pulled up alongside Amistad Park, a grassy open space across from 10 Amistad St., the building where Annie Le GRD ’13 was last seen. A trooper with a search dog ran alongside a fence near the park’s Amistad Street entrance for about five minutes, »

Uncategorized | 1:10 pm | June 16, 2009 | By Divya Subrahmanyam

Miller: Sotomayor ‘a dedicated and serious young woman’

Before Sonia Sotomayor LAW ’79 was nominated to the Supreme Court, she was a student at Princeton — and a classmate of Yale College Dean Mary Miller. Along with four other students, Sotomayor and Miller served on a student search committee for a new assistant dean of student affairs. Frustrated with the process, the group »

Uncategorized | 6:21 pm | May 21, 2009 | By Divya Subrahmanyam

Faculty members discuss academic minors

At a meeting of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences earlier this month, faculty members formally discussed the possibility of instituting minors for the first time but did not vote on the issue. Pericles Lewis, co-chair of the Committee on Majors, said many faculty members spoke in favor of minors at the well-attended meeting. “The »

Uncategorized | 4:54 pm | May 2, 2009 | By Divya Subrahmanyam

Two science professors receive tenure

A committee voted to grant tenure to two science professors Thursday afternoon, bringing the total number of tenure appointments this year to nine. Eight of these have been in the sciences or social sciences. Richard Yang (left), an associate professor of computer science, and Jun Korenaga (right), an associate professor of geology and geophysics, received »

Uncategorized | 3:50 pm | May 2, 2009 | By Divya Subrahmanyam

Building volcanoes to save a lecturer

Students gathered on Cross Campus yesterday to show support for a chemistry lecturer who is about to lose her job. Above, Blessing Aghaulor ’12 signs a petition asking that the lecturer, Iona Black, remain employed by the University. Meanwhile, Leon Noel ’10 pours baking soda into a homemade-volcano, while Travis Long ’10 looks on. Long »