Apr 16th, 2013
9:54 pm
April 16th, 2013 | University
Wednesday’s Buzz: 4.17.13

THE NEWS The current student body is the most vibrantly diverse in Yale’s history. Last year, roughly 40 percent of incoming freshmen intended to major in science, technology, engineering or mathematics fields — satisfying the Yale Admissions Office’s target percentage for the first time — and a record-breaking 40 percent of American freshmen identified as […]

Apr 15th, 2013
10:18 pm
April 15th, 2013 | University
Tuesday’s Buzz: 4.16.13

THE NEWS When Peter Salovey arrived at Yale as a graduate student in 1981, roughly one in five degrees from Yale College were in science, math or engineering. As he prepares to take the highest University office, that rate is roughly unchanged. In many important ways, the sciences at Yale have not kept pace with […]

Apr 14th, 2013
8:48 pm
April 14th, 2013 | University
Monday’s Buzz: 4.15.13

THE NEWS Former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger came to campus Friday afternoon to discuss his experience as a diplomat and his views on international relations. University President Richard Levin and history professor John Gaddis interviewed Kissinger to commemorate the 20th anniversary of his book, Diplomacy, and as part of a two-day conference sponsored by the […]

Apr 10th, 2013
9:58 pm
April 10th, 2013 | University
Thursday’s Buzz: 4.11.13

THE NEWS For the first time in recent memory, students gathered outside a monthly Yale College faculty meeting to protest. “Was Tolstoy a 97 or a 96?” read the hastily scrawled words on one student’s posterboard. “Yale is stressful enough,” read another. Students stationed themselves outside Davies Auditorium, where the April Yale College faculty meeting took place, […]

Apr 9th, 2013
10:03 pm
April 9th, 2013 | University
Wednesday’s Buzz: 4.10.13

THE NEWS Following the recent appointment of the first Latin American pope Jorge Bergoglio, the region is becoming increasingly important in the sphere of global politics, according to former President of the Dominican Republic Leonel Fernandez. Fernandez, who led the Dominican Republic from 1996 to 2000 and 2004 to 2012, addressed a crowd of roughly 100 […]

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