Yale-NUS releases tuition, financial aid policies

While Yale-NUS College has modeled much of its curriculum and student life on Yale College, the tuition and financial aid policies for the overseas liberal arts college, released Wednesday, more closely resemble those of a Singaporean institution. Though all undergraduates at Yale are charged the same baseline tuition, Yale-NUS has determined students’ tuition costs based […]

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Kristof pats New Haven on the back for school reform

According to New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof, valuable education reform is happening here and now in the New Haven. In a Thursday op-ed titled “The New Haven Experiment,” Kristof credits New Haven’s public school system for working with, rather than against, the teacher’s union in creating comprehensive school reform. “New Haven may be home […]

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Two Yalies win Gates

Two Yale students were awarded the 2012 Gates Cambridge Scholarship for graduate study at the University of Cambridge in England, Yale Director for National Fellowships Katherine Dailinger said Tuesday. [ydn-legacy-photo-inline id=”2335″ ] [ydn-legacy-photo-inline id=”2329″ ] Sarah Armitage ’12, a history major in Pierson College, and Harry McNamara ’11, an alumnus of Branford College who completed […]

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Alumni veterans supporting ROTC

As the University prepares for the Naval and Air Force Reserve Officers Training Corps to return to campus in the fall, the Association of Yale Alumni is also making plans to support the programs. [ydn-legacy-photo-inline id=”2419″ ] Since University President Richard Levin announced ROTC’s return in May 2011, the Yale Veterans Association, a shared interest […]

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Gross Dartmouth hazing leads to outrage

Outrage over accounts of hazing published in Dartmouth’s campus newspaper has led to action from professors. In late January, Dartmouth senior Andrew Lohse wrote an opinion article in the paper describing various disgusting hazing practices among the university’s fraternities. As a pledge, Lohse said he was made to drink a full cup of vinegar, swim […]

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Street car might actually come to New Haven

Forget Yale Transit — New Haven officials are looking at getting a street car once again. Last October, the Board of Alderman struck down a proposal to apply for an $800,000 grant from the federal government to build a streetcar because they would have to pay $200,000 in matching funds if they won it. But […]

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Complaint alleges bias in elite admissions

The U.S. Department of Education’s investigation into alleged racial discrimination by Harvard and Princeton universities has prompted discussion about whether discrimination impacts admission processes at the nation’s elite schools. Harvard and Princeton came under fire last week after Bloomberg reported that an Indian-American student from California, who declined to be identified, had filed complaints with […]

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As clock ticks, New Haven split over Super Bowl

For New Haven, this Super Bowl Sunday is one of conflicted loyalties. New Haven has had a long history of Giants-Patriots rivalry because of its geographic location along the Connecticut coast, according to an article in the New York Times on Friday. Younger residents of the Elm City, who grew up in the Tom Brady […]

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Harvard, Princeton investigated for discrimination

The U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights is investigating a complaint that Harvard and Princeton discriminate against Asian-Americans in undergraduate admissions, Bloomberg reported late last week. The complainant is an anonymous Asian-American applicant who says that Harvard and Princeton rejected him on the basis of his race and national origin. The student’s father […]

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YES-W to return this month

After the inaugural Yale Engineering and Science Weekend (YES-W) drew more than 100 students to campus last February, the program is set to continue later this month. YES-W, which will occur between Feb. 18 and Feb. 20, invites targeted applicants from Yale’s regular admissions pool to campus so that they can see the University’s science […]

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Yale-NUS launches special app round

Though students will not arrive at Yale-NUS College until fall 2013, the college opened its first batch of applications to students on Wednesday. The online applications are part of a special admissions round that ends April 1, marking the first effort to recruit students to the liberal arts college jointly operated by Yale and the […]

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