Uncategorized | 7:24 pm | May 22, 2011 | By Jordi Gassó

Joan Didion and Martin Scorsese to receive honorary degrees


Writer Joan Didion and film director Martin Scorsese were among the attendees arriving at the Yale Center for British Art Sunday night to attend the University’s annual honorary degree recipients dinner. Didion walked into the center accompanied by University President Richard Levin, and Vice President and Secretary Linda Lorimer. Scorsese was spotted earlier today near »

Uncategorized | 9:48 am | May 8, 2011 | By Jordi Gassó

Title IX investigation contributes to debate on banning fraternities

The Title IX investigation into Yale’s sexual climate has a prompted dialogue among college professors as to whether fraternities should be banned. The topic was the one on the table in a recent New York Times Room for Debate, the Times’ online roundtable series in which outside contributors discuss timely issues. In addition to citing »

Uncategorized | 12:59 pm | April 18, 2011 | By Jordi Gassó

Gentry calls for ‘civility and respect’

In a Monday e-mail to Yale College students, Dean of Student Affairs Marichal Gentry called for “civility and respect” from all Yalies when they react to the recent Title IX complaint that was filed with the Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights, which accused the University of fostering a hostile sexual environment. “Whether you »

Uncategorized | 4:01 pm | April 7, 2011 | By Jordi Gassó

Salovey announces UWC

In an e-mail sent to students and faculty this morning, Provost Peter Salovey officially announced the creation of the University-Wide Committee on Sexual Misconduct, which will streamline the separate grievance boards of Yale’s 14 schools, including Yale College’s Sexual Harassment Grievance Board. The UWC will be chaired by philosophy professor Michael Della Rocca. The announcement »