Oct 31st, 2012
4:14 pm
October 31st, 2012 | University
Fake email from Lorimer spams inboxes

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 “” and “” — uses capital letters and borrows the same […]

Oct 11th, 2012
4:14 pm
October 11th, 2012 | University
SOM graduate nominates self for Yale presidency

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 […]

Aug 30th, 2012
9:14 am
August 30th, 2012 | Uncategorized

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 […]

Aug 10th, 2012
10:09 pm
August 10th, 2012 | University
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 […]

Jan 27th, 2012
3:07 pm
January 27th, 2012 | University
Witt ’12 denies Times’ claims

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 […]

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