University | 2:47 am | April 24, 2013 | By Yale Daily News

Cross Campus: 4.24.13

Run, Kate, run! Yale alum Kate Grace ’11 won the USA women’s 1-mile road championship yesterday, clocking in at an impressive 4:43.02 to claim the race, which was held Tuesday in Des Moines, Iowa. Real life Yaliens? The Peabody Museum has identified a rock that crashed into a Wolcott, Conn., house last Saturday as part »

University | 5:10 am | April 23, 2013 | By Yale Daily News

Cross Campus: 4.23.13

Cory Booker LAW '97 will be this year's Class Day speaker.

Double dipping. It looks like Cory Booker LAW ’97 will have numerous speaking engagements this semester. In addition to delivering Yale’s Class Day speech on May 19, the Newark mayor is slated to give the commencement address at Cornell and Washington University in St. Louis. When it comes to commencements, Booker has plenty of practice: »

University | 5:00 am | April 22, 2013 | By Yale Daily News

Cross Campus: 4.22.13

Top scientist. Sterling Professor of molecular biophysics and biochemistry Thomas Steitz has been awarded the 2013 Connecticut Medal of Science, the state’s top prize for technological achievement related to economic development. Steitz won a Nobel Prize for chemistry in 2009 and is best known for his research on ribosomal proteins. Another provost to president. Princeton University announced »

University | 1:12 pm | April 19, 2013 | By Yale Daily News

Cross Campus: 4.19.13

This year, the Mandi Schwartz Marrow Donor Registration Drive added 847 people to the registry.

Saving lives. A total of 847 people registered at the fifth annual Mandi Schwartz Marrow Donor Registration Drive, which was held yesterday afternoon outside Commons. Named after Yale women’s ice hockey player Mandi Schwartz ’11 — who passed away after a two-year battle with cancer — the drive added about 300 more potential donors than »

University | 3:35 am | April 18, 2013 | By Yale Daily News

Cross Campus: 4.18.13

Andrew Miller '13 has signed a one-year contract with the Edmonton Oilers.

They grow up so fast. Yale men’s hockey captain Andrew Miller ’13 has signed a one-year entry-level contract with the Edmonton Oilers. Miller, a political science major who scored 41 points in 37 games for the Bulldogs this season, will join his teammate and future Anaheim Ducks player Antoine Laganiere ’13 in the big leagues. »