Sep 5th, 2009
11:22 am
September 5th, 2009 | Uncategorized
British Bulldogs is back

Yale’s oldest and most popular international Bulldogs internship program will return in full this upcoming summer, UCS Director Phil Jones says. New immigration legislation in 2008 made most Elis ineligible to participate in the program this past summer, but the organization BUNAC arranged a work visa program in June to allow Americans to intern in […]

Jul 3rd, 2009
4:34 pm
July 3rd, 2009 | Uncategorized
Ricci ruling won’t affect college admissions policies, experts say

As the Supreme Court weighed this spring whether the city of New Haven was wrong in throwing out a 2003 Fire Department promotion exam because the scores of black firefighters were much lower than the scores of white firefighters, many wondered if its eventual verdict would impact the realm of higher education. Could a decision […]

Jun 5th, 2009
3:01 pm
June 5th, 2009 | Uncategorized
Harvard becomes first university to create gay studies chair

Harvard University announced Thursday that it is creating an endowed visiting professorship in the field of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender studies, staking its claim as the first American university to create such a chair. The milestone hits a sour note at Yale, given that the University passed up the chance to create such a […]

May 19th, 2009
9:43 pm
May 19th, 2009 | Uncategorized
¡Viva travel to Mexico!

Students planning to spend the summer in Mexico will be able to use Yale funds for their projects or travel, thanks to the U.S. State Department’s decision to lift the travel advisory to Mexico, Yale officials said Tuesday. Earlier this month, Yale refused to fund undergraduate projects or travel in Mexico unless the State Department […]

Apr 27th, 2009
4:27 pm
April 27th, 2009 | Uncategorized
Thirteen seniors win Fulbrights

Thirteen Yale seniors have been offered Fulbright Scholarships this year, the Office of Fellowship Programs announced today. The Fulbright is the largest American program of its kind offering opportunities to study, research and teach abroad.  At this time last year, 11 Yalies had been awarded Fulbright Scholarships. This year’s winners will travel to 10 different […]

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