Sep 28th, 2010
2:55 am
September 28th, 2010 | Uncategorized
Peruvian president calls for artifacts’ return

If Yale doesn’t return the artifacts that explorer Hiram Bingham brought to New Haven from Machu Picchu in the early 1900s, Peru’s president, Alan Garcia, said he will consider the University no better than a common thief. “Either we come to an understanding regarding Machu Picchu, or we’ll simply have to describe them as looters […]

Sep 1st, 2010
4:48 pm
September 1st, 2010 | Uncategorized
Palestinian authority assails Yale conference

The U.S. representative of the Palestinian Liberation Organization, the political authority in the Palestinian territories that answers to President Mahmoud Abbas, wrote a letter to University President Richard Levin on Monday accusing Yale of hosting anti-Palestinian extremists at a recent conference on anti-Semitism. The conference, “Global Antisemitism: A Crisis of Modernity,” took place Aug. 25-23 […]

Aug 30th, 2010
1:14 pm
August 30th, 2010 | Uncategorized
Freshman Address 2010: The recap

Speaking to the 1,344 incoming freshmen who filled Woolsey Hall Saturday morning, University President Richard Levin used the Freshman Address to urge the class of 2014 to “stretch themselves” by taking classes and trying extracurricular activities outside their established areas of interest, as well as making friends who do not resemble the ones they had […]

Aug 18th, 2010
5:41 pm
August 18th, 2010 | Uncategorized
McChrystal’s seminar: more details and how to apply

The Jackson Institute for Global Affairs e-mailed students within its programs — the graduate program in international relations and undergraduate major in international studies — with details about the seminar that retired Gen. Stanley McChrystal will teach this fall, as well as an application to the class. According to the e-mail, sent Monday by Jackson […]

Aug 16th, 2010
9:23 am
August 16th, 2010 | News, University
McChrystal to teach graduate-level seminar

Retired four-star Gen. Stanley McChrystal, dismissed in June from his post in Afghanistan, is coming to teach at Yale this school year. McChrystal, who was relieved of his duty after he and his staff insulted top White House officials in a Rolling Stone magazine article, served in the military for 34 years and was chosen […]

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