Jun 10th, 2013
7:52 pm
June 10th, 2013 | University
Deputy provost named Dartmouth charter trustee

Emily Bakemeier, deputy provost for arts and humanities, was named a charter trustee for Dartmouth College on Friday. Bakemeier, who graduated from Dartmouth in 1982, was on the search committee last year for Dartmouth’s new president, Philip Hanlon, and served as the youngest and first female president of the Darmouth Alumni Council in the early […]

Jun 4th, 2013
11:40 pm
June 4th, 2013 | Culture
‘Professors of Bluegrass’ revamps website

The Professors of Bluegrass is revamping its web presence in anticipation of a new CD release later this month. The bluegrass band — which features President-elect Peter Salovey as its bass player — announced the launch of a new website,, on its Facebook page Sunday. The website is a belated replacement for the band’s […]

May 31st, 2013
6:51 pm
May 31st, 2013 | University
Alum donates $20 million to renovate SML nave

Richard Gilder ’54 and his wife, Lois Chiles, donated the $20 million gift that will fund the upcoming renovation of the Sterling Memorial Library nave. The renovation of the entrance hall of the library — known as “the nave” because of its resemblance to a cathedral — was announced in fall 2011 after the Yale […]

May 19th, 2013
7:42 pm
May 19th, 2013 | University
Sotomayor to receive honorary degree

Associate Justice of the Supreme Court Sonia Sotomayor LAW ’79 was among the guests seen entering the Yale Center for British Art Sunday evening to attend the University’s annual dinner for honorary degree recipients. A security guard arrived at the YCBA shortly after 6 p.m. and conversed with Yale police officers prior to Sotomayor’s arrival. […]

May 15th, 2013
8:25 pm
May 15th, 2013 | University
Yale expands online education, appoints new director

Following a December report that encouraged the University to prioritize online education, Yale is answering the call. In a Wednesday email to the Yale community, Provost Benjamin Polak announced the University’s new partnership with Coursera, an online education platform used by Princeton, Columbia, Stanford and the University of Pennsylvania. Polak also announced the creation of […]

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