Uncategorized | 7:39 am | August 2, 2011 | By Nikita Lalwani

SOM prof Garten comments on debt agreement

For School of Management Professor Jeffrey Garten, the debt agreement reached Sunday night between President Barack Obama and congressional leaders is little cause for celebration. Garten, who has written extensively on globalization and American power, said in the New York Times that America’s global reputation has been tarnished by the debt crisis. “Even if the »

Uncategorized | 12:17 am | July 19, 2011 | By Nikita Lalwani

Oetken LAW ’91 confirmed as federal judge

J. Paul Oetken LAW ’91 has become the first openly gay federal judge after the United States Senate confirmed his appointment by an 80-13 vote, The Advocate reported this Monday. “As the first openly gay man to be confirmed as a federal judge, Paul Oetken is living proof that it really does get better,” said »

Uncategorized | 8:46 am | June 12, 2011 | By Nikita Lalwani

First woman at Law School appointed Sterling Professor

The Yale Corporation recently voted to make Roberta Romano LAW ’80 a Sterling Professor of Law. Romano is the first woman at the Law School to be given a Sterling professorship, the University’s highest academic rank. Romano, who joined the YLS faculty in 1985, has researched topics ranging from the regulation of securities markets to »

Uncategorized | 12:20 am | May 28, 2011 | By Nikita Lalwani

Divinity School makes “It Gets Better” video

The Yale Divinity School has just released its own “It Gets Better” video. The video, part of a worldwide movement to offer hope to LGBTQ youth, features several members of the Divinity School community who speak about their experiences growing up and reconciling their sexual desires with religion. One student, Brad, said he found acceptance »

Uncategorized | 1:21 am | May 11, 2011 | By Nikita Lalwani

Law School profs discuss Bin Laden killing

The terrorist and founder of al-Qaeda Osama bin Laden was killed in a firefight with the United States May 2. Since then, his death has raised many questions about the legitimacy of the attack and about the interrogation processes that led to his capture — and several Yale Law School professors have joined the discussion. »