Jun 30th, 2009
10:20 pm
June 30th, 2009 | Uncategorized
Report: Harvard’s endowment declines less than anticipated

Might the economic recession not be as bad as we think — at least as far as university endowments are concerned? An article in the August issue of Vanity Fair, a preview of which has been posted to the magazine’s Web site, says that according to a source on the board of Harvard Management Company, […]

Jun 26th, 2009
8:36 am
June 26th, 2009 | Uncategorized
Bass ’82 launches second Web-only publication

As newspapers across the country continue to go bankrupt, Yale lecturer Paul Bass ’82 just launched a new media outlet for south-central Connecticut. But don’t look for this paper in print: Like the New Haven Independent, which Bass started in 2005, it is only available online. The Online Journalism Project, which is led by Bass, […]

Jun 20th, 2009
12:31 pm
June 20th, 2009 | Uncategorized
Slifka Center hit by Madoff scandal

The Slifka Center for Jewish Life at Yale has indirectly fallen victim to Bernard Madoff, forcing the center to launch a fundraising campaign in an effort to save two positions from elimination. When the Madoff scandal erupted this winter, Yale officials said that the University had no money invested with the disgraced financier.  But two […]

Jun 15th, 2009
3:15 pm
June 15th, 2009 | City
Is the ATM outside A-1 Pizza a public menace?

The city thinks it is.  Read more here. (Photo: The New Haven Independent)

Jun 3rd, 2009
10:34 am
June 3rd, 2009 | City
A New Haven newspaper, made in India

The phenomenon of five-inch heels, technical support or the latest high-tech gadgets outsourced overseas is nothing new. But a newspaper edition made in India? Last week, the staff of the New Haven Advocate a joke and made it into a real-life experiment — hiring Indian freelancers to create an entire issue of their newspaper. The […]

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