Esma Okutan
Staff Reporter
Esma Okutan is the graduate schools reporter for the News. Originally from Istanbul, Turkey, she is a sophomore in Jonathan Edwards studying economics.
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Yale New Haven Health System to sue Prospect Medical Holdings

On Friday, Yale New Haven Health System filed a complaint against Prospect Medical Holdings to avoid acquiring three Connecticut hospitals.

School of Management Dean Charles reappointed

In an interview with the News, Dean Kerwin Charles discussed goals and strategies for his second term at the School of Management.

Vaccine delivery initiative co-led by SOM professor expands in rural Sierra Leone

The initiative will contribute to increased accessibility of vaccines and treatments in Sierra Leone with the support of a new grant.

Ukrainian students reflect on ongoing efforts to support their home country during the war

The News spoke with three Ukrainian students about their personal experiences with the war and their reflections on the challenges and successes of the Ukraine House’s efforts on campus.

Graduate and professional students advocate for continued access to federal student loans amid debates over proposed Pell changes

A new act proposed by the Committee on Education and the Workforce aims to expand workforce training programs at the expense of federal loan access to students at wealthy universities.

Graduate students reflect on new union contract

After Local 33 UNITE HERE ratified its first contract with the University last December, graduate workers are celebrating affordable insurance plans and pay raises.

New course at SOM teaches Fundamentals of Artificial Intelligence Models

The course, introduced this fall, gives students a chance to build their own projects using artificial intelligence.

Palestinian and Muslim students express safety concerns after man shoots Palestinian students in Vermont

Three Palestinian college students were shot in Vermont last week, amplifying fear and concerns among students on campus.

‘Doxxing truck’ targets Yale, Harvard students on day of The Game

Conservative advocacy group Accuracy in Media displayed personal information of Yale and Harvard students on its doxxing truck in New Haven on Nov. 18. The truck first arrived in New Haven on Nov. 16; more than 100 faculty members signed an open letter pledging to support students’ free speech.

‘Doxxing truck’ appears on Yale’s campus, displays student names and photos

At least six students were displayed on a truck billboard under a banner reading “Yale’s Leading Antisemites” on Thursday.

Undergraduate students enroll in graduate courses during registration period

This week, undergraduate students can sign up to take graduate level courses across various departments.