University | 11:59 am | September 13, 2011 | By Emily Wanger

Yale comes in third in U.S. News & World Report rankings, again

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Yet again, Yale came in behind Harvard and Princeton in U.S. News & World Report’s Best College rankings, released Tuesday morning. This is the ninth year Yale has been ranked third by the organization, though Princeton climbed up a rung from second place to first, finishing in a tie with Harvard at the top of »

Uncategorized | 7:26 pm | June 16, 2011 | By Emily Wanger

Yalie faces trial in Ireland for taking friend’s exam

A Yalie hailing from Ireland will face trial in his home country for allegedly taking a friend’s final examination in the Irish secondary school system. IrishCentral reported Monday that Conor Dooney ’12, a member of Yale’s cross country team, is being accused of sitting the Leaving Certificate Physics examination for Stephen Boucher in Dublin in »

Uncategorized | 3:21 pm | May 4, 2011 | By Emily Wanger

Brenzel: preference for legacies decreasing

Preference for “legacies” in admissions is decreasing, according to Dean of Undergraduate Admissions Jeffrey Brenzel. At a panel discussion at New York University last week, Brenzel discussed legacy admissions at Yale with Richard Kahlenberg, a senior fellow at the Century Foundation and Daniel Golden, an editor at large at Bloomberg, the New York Times reported. »

Uncategorized | 1:17 pm | April 20, 2011 | By Emily Wanger

Lee ’11 wins Fulbright

The Fulbright Scholar Program announced yesterday that Patrick Lee ’11 is one of two winners of the Alistair Cooke Award in Journalism. The award, presented to one US student and one UK student pursuing a career in journalism, is named after the trans-Atlantic journalist and commentator Alistair Cooke and supports one year of study in »

Uncategorized | 1:15 pm | April 16, 2011 | By Emily Wanger

Admit video asks prefrosh to ‘join’

In a video screened for Bulldog Days participants Wednesday night, professors, students and administrators invited prefrosh to “join us” in the Yale community. The video, produced by admissions officers Andrew Johnson ’06 and Liz Kinsley ’05 along with Jeffrey Star ’13, features scenes from classroom and extracurricular environments around the University, showcasing the wide variety »