University | 4:14 pm | October 31, 2012 | By J.R. Reed

Fake email from Lorimer spams inboxes

University Vice President Linda Lorimer has become the newest campus celebrity.

Hurricane Sandy may have left Connecticut, but the updates haven’t stopped. A fake “University Update” from newest campus celebrity University Vice President Linda Lorimer hit inboxes Wednesday afternoon, giving students advice about clothing, note-taking skills and flashlight applications. The email — convincingly sent by “lindyloo@yale.edu” and “lindakochlorimer@yahoo.com” — uses capital letters and borrows the same »

University | 4:14 pm | October 11, 2012 | By Grant Bronsdon

SOM graduate nominates self for Yale presidency

Wick Sloane SOM '84 has declared his candidacy for Yale's top job.

Have you been dismayed by the lack of media coverage on the Yale presidential search? Do you fervently wish that somebody, anybody, would just take this job? If so, fear not, because a Yale School of Management graduate has published a new column on Insider Higher Education in which he openly — and somewhat satirically »

Uncategorized | 9:14 am | August 30, 2012 | By Caroline Tan

LEVIN TO STEP DOWN IN 2013

After 20 years as Yale’s leader, University President Richard Levin will step down from his post at the end of the 2012-’13 school year, he announced in a Thursday morning email to the Yale community. In his email, Levin said he recognized that it is a “natural time for transition” after being at the University »

University | 10:09 pm | August 10, 2012 | By Gavan Gideon

Time, CNN suspend Zakaria ’86 for plagiarism

Yale Trustee Fareed Zakaria ’86 was suspended by Time Magazine and CNN today after plagiarizing parts of his Aug. 20 Time column on gun control. Zakaria, editor-at-large of Time Magazine and host of CNN’s Fareed Zakaria GPS, admitted in a statement that portions of the column closely resemble paragraphs in an April New Yorker article »

University | 3:07 pm | January 27, 2012 | By Gavan Gideon and Caroline Tan

Witt ’12 denies Times’ claims

Former quarterback Patrick Witt '12 gained national media attention in November as he prepared to play in the Harvard-Yale Game.

Patrick Witt’s ’12 decision to play at the Nov. 19 Yale-Harvard Game — scheduled to take place the same day as his Rhodes Scholarship interview — was not connected to the informal sexual assault complaint filed against him last fall, Witt’s representative Mark Magazu said in a Friday interview. Magazu, president and chief executive officer »