May 28th, 2015
2:57 pm
May 28th, 2015 | University
Salovey receives Harvard honorary degree

In addition to conferring degrees to its students today, Harvard also gave a degree to University President Peter Salovey.

May 28th, 2015
12:35 am
May 28th, 2015 | University
Newman ’01 arrested on charges of fraud

Joshua Newman ’01, Internet and business entrepreneur, was arrested last week for defrauding investors out of more than $2 million dollars.

May 24th, 2015
1:47 am
May 24th, 2015 | University
Obama appoints Amar to National Council on the Humanities

President Barack Obama announced on May 20 his intent to nominate Yale Law School professor Akhil Amar ’80 LAW ’84 to the National Council on the Humanities.

May 23rd, 2015
10:00 pm
May 23rd, 2015 | University
Petition calls for retraction of Okonjo-Iweala’s honorary degree

Two days after the University conferred an honorary doctorate to Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Nigeria’s finance minister, Nigerian political activist Sunday Iwalaiye launched an online petition calling for the degree to be rescinded.

May 23rd, 2015
2:23 am
May 23rd, 2015 | City
City bans tobacco use in areas frequented by youth

The New Haven Board of Alders passed a new ban on tobacco use in many public areas to mitigate the health risks of tobacco products, specifically for children.

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