University | 10:48 am | April 23, 2013 | By Julia Zorthian

Blackstone CEO endows elite scholarship in China

Blackstone Chairman and CEO Stephen Schwarzman ’69 announced the establishment of a new elite scholarship fund that will send 200 students a year to study in China, and University President Richard Levin will serve as a member of its 18-person Honorary Advisory Board. The scholarship will pay for 200 students from around the world to »

University | 2:20 pm | April 21, 2013 | By Julia Zorthian

Princeton promotes provost to president

Princeton University announced today that current Princeton Provost Christopher Eisgruber will assume leadership of the school in the fall. The choice marks the completion of the third Ivy League presidential search this year — as well as the third selection of a provost — following November appointments of Provost Peter Salovey and University of Michigan »

University | 11:09 am | April 16, 2013 | By Julia Zorthian

Navalny to stand trial Wednesday

Alexei Navalny, a 2010 Yale World Fellow, will stand trial on Wednesday in Kirov, Russia over an embezzlement charge that his supporters are decrying as a thinly veiled political trial. Navalny, the political activist in opposition to Russian President Vladimir Putin, faces up to 10 years in jail if found guilty — a conviction Navalny »

University | 2:58 pm | April 12, 2013 | By Cynthia Hua and Julia Zorthian

Man arrested outside Branford dining hall

Three officers, including one member of the Yale Police Department and New Haven Police Department, escorted a young man from the Branford dining hall before an NHPD officer arrested him outside the dining area around 6:30 p.m. Thursday evening. According to student eyewitnesses, Branford dining hall staff called the police when they noticed the man, »

University | 2:23 pm | April 3, 2013 | By Julia Zorthian

Marshall LAW ’76 named senior fellow of Yale Corp

Margaret Marshall LAW '76, right

The Yale Corporation named Margaret Marshall LAW ’76 the next senior fellow of the University’s 19-person governing board on Wednesday. “Yale has benefited immensely from Margaret Marshall’s wise counsel and impeccable judgment, both as a fellow of the Corporation and between her terms of service in 2011 when she headed the Advisory Committee on Campus »