University | 1:01 pm | March 1, 2012 | By Daniel Sisgoreo

Levin names new Divinity School dean


In a Thursday morning email to the Divinity School community, University President Richard Levin announced that Gregory Sterling will be the school’s next dean. Sterling, who will take office August 1, has served as dean of the Graduate School of the University of Notre Dame since 2008. Levin wrote that applications to Notre Dame’s graduate »

University | 9:46 pm | February 1, 2012 | By Antonia Woodford

History grad students get new study space in HGS

Graduate School Dean Thomas Pollard handed a "key" to the new suite of study rooms for history graduate students to History Department Chair Laura Engelstein in HGS on Wednesday.

Around 25 students, faculty and administrators celebrated the opening of a new study space for history graduate students Wednesday. The space — a suite of three former dorm rooms on the second floor of the Hall of Graduate Studies — is now available for graduate students in the History Department to study, meet with undergraduates »

University | 10:04 pm | January 25, 2012 | By Daniel Sisgoreo

SOM faculty re-approve joint J.D./M.B.A.

Yale Law School students hit the books.

The School of Management faculty voted Monday to re-approve the accelerated J.D./M.B.A. joint-degree, offered in conjunction with the Law School. Andrea McClure, SOM Faculty Recruiting Coordinator, said the faculty voted unanimously to continue offering the joint degree as a permanent program. Yale’s accelerated J.D./M.B.A. is one of the shortest programs of its kind nationwide. Students »

University | 4:40 pm | January 24, 2012 | By Daniel Sisgoreo

Law schools see decline in applications


The American Bar Association Journal reported last week that, as of Jan. 13, law schools had received roughly 15 percent fewer applications than at the same time last year. The ABA Journal cited a thin job market as the cause for the lower numbers, though it quoted Wendy Margolis, a spokeswoman for the Law School »