Oct 1st, 2010
2:39 pm
October 1st, 2010 | Uncategorized
Floodwater hits central campus

Saturday is supposed to dawn sunny and clear, but it may be too late: Stormwater flooding has been reported all over campus, from the Timothy Dwight basement and dining hall to the athletic fields. TD master Jeffrey Brenzel e-mailed students this morning to announce that water has flooded the college’s basement, library and dining hall […]

Sep 23rd, 2010
5:44 am
September 23rd, 2010 | Uncategorized
D-Day for for Yale Investments Office

The wait is almost over: The Yale Investments Office is set to release the results of last year’s endowment performance very soon, likely today. Administrators have said they expect the endowment to earn a positive return, somewhere between 0 and 10 percent, but those in-the-know at Yale have kept silent about what the actual figure […]

Sep 10th, 2010
12:45 am
September 10th, 2010 | Uncategorized
Harvard’s endowment rebounds 11 percent

A year after Harvard’s endowment plunged 27.3 percent to $26 billion, the fund recovered 11 percent in the fiscal year that ended June 30, climbing back to $27.4 billion. Harvard’s endowment is the largest in higher education, followed by Yale’s, whose returns have not yet been released. The losses at Harvard last year prompted severe […]

Aug 4th, 2010
10:05 pm
August 4th, 2010 | Uncategorized
Yale Tomorrow: Only half a billion to go!

Five years after launching the fundraising campaign known as Yale Tomorrow, the University has reached its fundraising goal — that is, the original one. Vice President for Development Inge Reichenbach and University President Richard Levin announced the campaign in September 2006 with an initial goal of $3 billion, but later boosted it to $3.5 billion […]

Jun 21st, 2010
10:00 pm
June 21st, 2010 | News, University
Shim GRD ’10 dies in apparent suicide

Cell biology graduate student Sang-Ohk Shim GRD ’10, a Ph.D. candidate from South Korea, died Sunday in an apparent suicide, Graduate School Dean Jon Butler said in an e-mail to the Graduate School community Sunday evening. Shim had been receiving psychiatric treatment for depression, but her death still came as a shock, friends said. She […]

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