University | 12:51 am | September 20, 2012 | By Michelle Hackman

Aung San Suu Kyi sells out Sprague Hall

Aung San Suu Kyi will visit campus later this month.

Aung San Suu Kyi is speaking at Sprague Hall next Thursday, a venue that holds 680 people. Tickets went on sale Wednesday at 10 a.m. They were gone 10 minutes later, students waiting in line said. The line to obtain tickets to see Aung San Suu Kyi, the legendary Burmese activist who won the Nobel »

University | 7:55 pm | April 2, 2012 | By Tapley Stephenson

Yale announces latest class of World Fellows

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The University announced on Monday the names of the 16 World Fellows for 2012. The program brings mid-career professionals from abroad to live at Yale and audit classes while receiving training specific to their careers and interacting with members of the Yale community. “We are thrilled once again to welcome an outstanding group of World »

City | 1:24 pm | March 18, 2012 | By Nick Defiesta

Ecuadorian ambassador visits New Haven, East Haven

Mayor Joseph Maturo of East Haven.

Ecuadorian ambassador Nathalie Cely Suarez dropped by City Hall on Friday to meet with Mayor John DeStefano Jr. and New Haven’s Ecuadorian consul, Raul Erazo Velarde. In the meeting, the trio discussed possible connections between New Haven and Ecuador, the New Haven Independent reported. Cely had just wrapped up a visit to the Yale School »

University | 8:14 am | March 8, 2012 | By Tapley Stephenson

Navalny detained after protesting Putin victory

Yale World Fellow Alexei Navalny has become the symbol of major protests engulfing Russia.

On Sunday, Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin was elected the nation’s president in a landslide. By Monday, Alexei Navalny, part of the Yale World Fellows Class of 2010 and a leader of the opposition, was under arrest, detained for his role as the figurehead of a protest that drew between 14,000 and 20,000 protestors to »

City | 1:30 pm | February 22, 2012 | By Daniel Sisgoreo

Colvin ’78 killed in Syria

Just hours before her death, Marie Colvin '78 spoke to various news outlets, including Anderson Cooper 360, on the violence in Syria.

Marie Colvin ’78, a prolific journalist who covered war zones including Afghanistan, Baghdad and Libya, was killed Wednesday in a mortar strike in Syria. She was 56. Colvin worked for the Sunday Times for the past 20 years, reporting on women and children in wartorn parts of the world. On Tuesday, Colvin spoke to various »