Jan 26th, 2012
10:24 pm
January 26th, 2012 | City
For Connecticut, predicted surplus turns into deficit

Connecticut is currently looking at a budget deficit of $144.5 million, a far cry from the $100 million surplus it predicted two months ago, the Hartford Courant reported Thursday. The state’s ties to Wall Street are part of the problem — as a result of a downturn in holiday bonuses, wealthy bankers living in Fairfield […]

Jan 25th, 2012
4:32 pm
January 25th, 2012 | University
New version of UBYC tells it like it is

Undergraduates for the Best Yale College has it all figured out. Imagine a world with trampolines in every college courtyard, Berkeley Mac & Cheese in every dining hall and puppies in every library, Skappo on Chapel Street — no, we’re not talking about Duloc, or Yale Law School. This, my friends, is the wondrous @BestYale, […]

Jan 25th, 2012
3:33 pm
January 25th, 2012 | Culture
YUAG adds local art to collection

Do you like Degas, Monet and really old paintings? Do you value the Rothkos and the Van Goghs? Do you also like local artists? The Yale University Art Gallery has added nine porcelain pieces by New Fairfield artist Jean Mann to its permanent collection, the Danbury News Times reported. Though Mann, 84, already had one […]

Jan 23rd, 2012
9:47 pm
January 23rd, 2012 | University
SOM campus starts to look like a building

The new School of Management campus is starting to take shape. A steel frame has emerged east of the intersection of Whitney Avenue and Sachem Street, formed by 4,750 pieces of steel. The building’s glass facade will be installed next, according to the School of Management’s website. The new campus is named after Edward Evans […]

Jan 18th, 2012
7:22 pm
January 18th, 2012 | University
Yale still faces budget shortfall

More than three years after the onset of the recession, administrators say Yale’s budget has still not fully recovered. In a letter to faculty today, University President Richard Levin and Provost Peter Salovey said that although the University endowment rose by 21.9 percent in the fiscal year that ended June 30, a rise in spending […]

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