May 18th, 2010
3:03 pm
May 18th, 2010 | Uncategorized
In West Virginia, a preview of Clinton’s Class Day?

Yale graduates aren’t the only ones who will leave college with the words of former President Bill Clinton LAW ’73 ringing in their ears. Clinton delivered the commencement speech at West Virginia University’s Eberly College of Arts and Sciences on Monday. He told the crowd of roughly 10,000 people that the 21st century is a […]

May 13th, 2010
7:02 pm
May 13th, 2010 | News, University
Machu Picchu centennial likely to lack Yale artifacts

With the 100th anniversary of Hiram Bingham’s discovery of the Inca archeological treasure Machu Picchu approaching, Peru’s Chamber of Tourism is preparing to celebrate — but without many of the site’s most precious artifacts, which remain in Yale’s collection. Though Peruvian officials originally hoped the artifacts would be returned in time for the July 2011 […]

May 7th, 2010
10:35 pm
May 7th, 2010 | News, University
David Apter, 1924-2010 | Professor fostered collaboration

David Apter, acclaimed political scientist and sociologist and beloved professor emeritus at Yale, died of illness Tuesday. He was 85 years old. Apter, an expert on democratization and political violence in Africa, Latin America and Asia, both conducted field research and taught at many of the world’s top universities, including Yale, Princeton (where he earned […]

May 7th, 2010
12:03 am
May 7th, 2010 | Uncategorized
Jackson Institute launches monthly round tables

As the Jackson Institute for Global Affairs prepares to open July 1, administrators this week introduced a new opportunity for students studying international affairs. Students in the international studies major were invited to a “Jackson Roundtable” held Thursday afternoon, the inaugural discussion in a series set to take place on the first Thursday of every […]

Apr 27th, 2010
12:32 pm
April 27th, 2010 | Uncategorized
Watch Levin’s debate on education finance live

While Yale students party themselves into oblivion at Spring Fling today, University President Richard Levin will be debating the health of higher education in Washington, D.C. The debate, sponsored by the Miller Center of Public Affairs at the University of Virginia, will take place at the National Press Club. It will be broadcast live on […]

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