Merrill Lynch president welcomed back to teach

Gregory Fleming LAW ’88 was appointed a senior research scholar and distinguished visiting fellow of the Center for the Study of Corporate Law at Yale Law School on Thursday. Fleming, a recognized expert in global asset management, was the president and chief operating officer at Merrill Lynch prior to the firm’s $24 billion acquisition by […]

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Merrill president joins Law School

Gregory Fleming LAW ’88 was appointed a senior research scholar and distinguished visiting fellow of the Center for the Study of Corporate Law at Yale Law School on Thursday. Fleming, a recognized expert in global asset management, was the president and chief operating officer at Merrill Lynch prior to the firm’s $24 billion acquisition by […]

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Author talks philanthropy

It was the moment Matthew Bishop knew he had to write a book: Warren Buffett had just decided, over time, to donate 85 percent of his fortune, most of which would benefit the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. “Two of the richest men in the world at the time, Gates and Buffett, decided to give […]

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City group plans to take on homelessness

A “city” of tents and rows of lights are among upcoming additions to the New Haven Green. At the Downtown Wooster Square Management Team meeting Tuesday night, Frederick Morrison, the project manager for the New Haven Plan to End Homelessness, presented an update on the current status of city homelessness. The plan, which started in […]

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Tigers and Elis unite in song

While many flocked to the fields for the Yale-Princeton game on Saturday, there were also several music performances around campus. Eva Galvan reports on what she heard. Two of a kind: A cappella This Saturday, the Yale Spizzwinks (?) and the Princeton Tigerlilies held their annual joint concert in the Saybrook Underbrook. “It’s a tradition […]

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Writer chronicles college a cappella

Inspired by the a cappella scene from his baritone days at Cornell, Mickey Rapkin decided to write a tell-all about this musical campus phenomenon. Rapkin spoke about his book, Pitch Perfect: The Quest for Collegiate A Cappella Glory, to a small audience at Barnes and Noble Thursday evening. During the “behind-the-scenes peek” — as a […]

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Sen. Whitehouse ’78 talks election, Obama

“This election will make a huge difference in your lives,” the speaker said. “We must remember that the decisions we make today will affect our lives in ways we cannot even imagine. Eleven days. It’s not over. We have to put our pedal to the metal until the checkered flag is behind us.” U.S. Senator […]

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Munroe jokes, talks comics

“I don’t wear a Tron costume or a Guy Fawkes mask,” the guest said, by way of introduction. “I don’t use numbers in place of letters, and I’m not the guy who stole your credit card. My name is Randall, and I’m from the Internet.” Specifically, he is from xkcd.com. [ydn-legacy-photo-inline id=”11790″ ] Randall Munroe, […]

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Midwives speak on birthing

Between midterms and picking the perfect Halloween costume, choosing a birth delivery method is probably the last thing on most Yale women’s minds. But according to four midwives who spoke at the Yale Women’s Center Monday night, it is never too early to start planning. As part of Women’s Health Week, the Center hosted four […]

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Galvan: Dieting not a tool of patriarchy

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