Uncategorized | 10:20 pm | June 30, 2009 | By Yale Daily News

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, »

Uncategorized | 8:36 am | June 26, 2009 | By Harrison Korn

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, »

Uncategorized | 12:31 pm | June 20, 2009 | By Yale Daily News

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 »

City | 10:34 am | June 3, 2009 | By Liane Membis

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 »