Aug 31st, 2012
5:39 pm
August 31st, 2012 | University
Yale Corp rolls out plans for picking Levin’s successor

Just a day after University President Richard Levin announced plans to step down at the end of this academic year, Yale Corporation Senior Fellow Edward Bass ’67 ARC ’72 rolled out the Corporation’s plans for picking a successor. Eight corporation fellows will serve on the search committee, four of whom will act as liaisons to […]

Aug 29th, 2012
4:27 pm
August 29th, 2012 | University
Yale Club of NYC votes to admit denim

Earlier this summer, the Yale Club of New York City quietly cut down an OK tradition by allowing denim in certain portions of its Manhattan building. “In a growing list of work environments and industries, denim has become an accepted and popular addition to sartorial correctness,” the club said in an online update. “Accordingly, we […]

Jul 31st, 2012
7:30 pm
July 31st, 2012 | University
World Fellow and activist Navalny charged in Russia

Russian prosecutors charged political activist and Yale World Fellow Alexei Navalny with embezzlement, which carries a prison term of five to 10 years. Russia’s State Investigative Committee alleged that Navalny orchestrated a scheme to steal timber from state-owned company KirovLes while acting as an unpaid adviser, causing $500,000 in losses. But Navalny, who was arrested […]

Jul 30th, 2012
6:06 pm
July 30th, 2012 | University
Hacker group breaches Yale databases

A hacker group known as NullCrew claims it obtained the personal information of 1,200 Yale students and staff members from University databases. University spokeswoman Elizabeth Stauderman ’83 LAW ’04 confirmed that hackers obtained files containing personal information from participants in the Yale Initiative to Strengthen Teaching in Public Schools on July 17, but she said […]

Jul 11th, 2012
6:21 pm
July 11th, 2012 | University
YLS to offer nation’s first Ph.D. in law

Yale Law School announced Wednesday that it will offer the nation’s first Ph.D. in law. Dean Robert Post LAW ’77 said in a press release that law professors are increasingly expected to have a Ph.D., and in the absence of a Ph.D. in law, many receive their doctorates in related subjects, such as philosophy, history […]

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