University | 1:50 pm | February 12, 2013 | By Jacob Wolf-Sorokin

Prominent political donor falsely claims ties to Yale

A prominent Democratic donor with ties to Sen. Robert Menendez (D-N.J.) — the new chairman of the Foreign Relations Committee who is currently being investigated for ethics violations — falsely claimed to have worked as an intern at Yale, The Washington Free Beacon has reported. The FBI is investigating Dr. Salomon Melgen, an ophthalmologist who founded the »

University | 6:36 pm | February 11, 2013 | By Jacob Wolf-Sorokin

Yale’s hookup culture takes the spotlight, again

Just in time for Valentine’s Day, the University’s hookup culture is once again in the spotlight. Helen Rittelmeyer recently reviewed Nathan Harden’s “Sex and God at Yale,” but presented an alternative understanding of the hookup culture. Although Harden faults the loss of morality and religious values as the reason for the University’s pervasive hookup culture, Rittelmeyer argues that »

Sci-Tech | 6:40 pm | December 3, 2012 | By Jacob Wolf-Sorokin

Seven Yale professors named fellows of AAAS

Seven Yale faculty members have been elected fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science Council, a prestigious honor that awards their “meritorious efforts to advance science or its applications,” according to the AAAS. The brainy Yalies will join the other 695 honorees at the AAAS annual meeting this February and will be »