Uncategorized | 8:10 pm | September 7, 2010 | By lauren rosenthal

The end of an era for English dept.

"Ruben Roman brightens my day"

Life for literature-minded Yalies is about to get a little less sweet. In an e-mail to English majors with the subject line “LEAVING ENGLISH !!!!,” English Department Registrar Ruben Roman announced Tuesday afternoon that he will be leaving the department on Sept. 24 — and he’s taking the bowl of chocolates on his desk with »

News | 9:51 am | August 8, 2010 | By lauren rosenthal

2011 college seminars on hold for program review

David Berg ’71 GRD ’72 and Howard Dean ’71 presented plans for their seminar "Understanding Politics and Politicians"  in February 2009. The course was approved and was offered this past fall.

Students hoping to search for Christian theology in the Harry Potter books this spring — among other academic opportunities offered by the Residential College Seminar Program — may have to wait. In a statement sent to the News on Tuesday afternoon, Yale College Dean Mary Miller announced plans to conduct an evaluation of the program »

Uncategorized | 6:35 pm | July 15, 2010 | By lauren rosenthal

Update on OCI: It’s not July 15, but it’s really soon!

To the disappointment of impatient Yalies the world over, University Registrar Jill Carlton said Thursday that, contrary to previous reports, there is no specific date to launch the course listings for the 2010-’11 school year on the Online Course Information system. But there is still hope for Blue Book-starved Yalies everywhere: The system is expected »

Uncategorized | 2:43 pm | July 11, 2010 | By lauren rosenthal

Blue Book to be online July 15, after OCI upgrade

Blue Book addicts can expect to be able to browse course listings online starting this coming Thursday, an assistant in the Registrar’s Office said Friday. But first, the online system will undergo some technical changes. University Registrar Jill Carlton confirmed that she expects her office to post new course listings for the fall semester on »

News | 4:56 pm | May 23, 2010 | By lauren rosenthal and Vivian Yee

Clinton calls on graduates to ‘do public good’

"Cynicism and cop-outs are an excuse to take a dive," Clinton told the graduating seniors of the class of 2010. "They're self-fulfilling prophecies."

Before an audience of about 15,000 on Old Campus on Sunday afternoon, former President Bill Clinton LAW ’73 urged the members of the class of 2010 to work for the public good once they leave Yale as private citizens. In a day marked by calls to public service, Clinton’s Class Day address focused on the »