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Yale astronomers impacted pluto’s status

In 2005, a team of Yale scientists partnered with other astronomers to discover a celestial body that could have been the 10th planet in the solar system. The planet, discovered using the world’s largest area detector camera, a device created at Yale, was larger than Pluto and more than 100 times as far away from […]

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Did this man demote Pluto?

Yale-based astronomer David Rabinowitz is a part of the reason that Pluto is no longer a planet. In the early 2000s Rabinowitz and his team of Yale-based scientists joined with astronomers at the California Institute of Technology to develop the QUEST camera, the device they used to discover hundreds of celestial bodies the same size […]

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Bennett Fisher ’66

When Bennett Fisher ’66 graduated from Yale — like his father and grandfather before him — he began working at the asset management firm Fiduciary Trust Co. International. He stayed with the company for the next 34 years of his life, ascending to senior vice president and an office on the 97th floor of the […]

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With Stiles open, renovations are complete

After more than a year under scaffolding, Ezra Stiles College reopened its doors last week, bringing 13 years of residential college renovations to a close. As many Stiles students celebrated their college’s new dining hall and brighter atmosphere, University President Richard Levin said the completion of the renovation puts the University’s undergraduate housing on a […]

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Moore brings UCS to students

Allyson Moore, the new director of Undergraduate Career Services and associate dean of Yale College, said she has no intention of “hiding out in [her] office at 55 Whitney.” Moore, who took over as director April 4, previously served as associate dean of students and director of career services at Amherst College, a small liberal […]

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YCC | Jimmy Murphy ’13, president

For Jimmy Murphy ’13, the Yale College Council’s biggest advantage is its constituency. As president, Murphy said he hopes to revamp technology services at Yale. Because many Yalies are very tech-savvy, he said, he wants to increase student job opportunities by allowing them to work with ITS to make technology more student-friendly. He said including […]

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Yale prof loses $625.5M appeal against Apple Inc.

A ruling in the U.S. District Court of the Eastern District of Texas on Wednesday overturned a verdict that would have forced technology giant Apple Inc. to pay $625.5 million to Mirror Worlds LLC, a technology company co-founded by Yale computer science professor David Gelernter. Mirror Worlds won a suit against Apple in October for […]

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Bradley GRD ’96 is new Branford master

Betsy Bradley GRD ’96, the School of Public Health professor appointed the new master of Branford College Monday night, may not be a familiar face to most Branfordians. When University President Richard Levin announced her appointment in the packed college dining hall, he told students that the professor was coming “from the other side of […]

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UPDATE: School of Public Health prof Betsy Bradley GRD ’96 new Branford master

UPDATE 6:08 p.m. The new master of Branford is School of Public Health Professor Betsy Bradley GRD ’96. Bradley is the faculty director of Yale’s Global Health Leadership Institute. Read the full letter from University President Richard Levin and Yale College Dean Mary Miller: April 4, 2011 To the Branford College Community: It gives us […]

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