Inspecting ‘Ivy Style’

NEW YORK — A taste of the Ivy League has descended into New York’s Chelsea neighborhood with the opening of the “Ivy Style” exhibit at the Fashion Institute of Technology Museum last Friday. Focusing on menswear, the show traces the evolution of classic American style from the elite campuses of yesteryear to the runways and […]

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Yale Health Plan makes changes

Students under the full Yale Health Plan will have reduced medical costs starting August 1, 2011, Yale Health announced to students in an email Tuesday. The result of recommendations given to the Provost’s Office by Yale Health’s Student Coverage Task Force, the cost reductions aim to address student concerns about medical coverage costs, Director of […]

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Yale hosts healthcare conference

One year after President Obama signed the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act last March, Yale hosted a conference Friday to discuss the post-reform landscape of the health care industry. Jointly organized by the Yale School of Management, School of Medicine and the School of Public Health, the Yale Healthcare 2011 conference, which is in […]

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Briefly: Yale New-Haven Hospital

New director for Children’s Hospital named Cynthia Sparer was appointed March 10 as the executive director of Yale-New Haven Children’s Hospital and as the insitution’s vice president for women’s and children’s services. According to a press release, Sparer held executive positions at hospitals such as the New York-Presbyterian Hospital and the University Hospitals of Cleveland […]

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Possible smoking ban to affect New Haven

As the Yale community debates the possibility of a campuswide smoking ban, the question of how such a ban would affect New Haven residents remains unanswered. Unlike more secluded smoking-free universities like the University of Florida, the Yale campus is closely integrated into the city of New Haven — a relationship that adds potential complications […]

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NBC launches climate change series at Yale

The neon blue and orange lights of the NBC peacock flooded Kroon Hall Tuesday night for the filming of a town hall meeting on climate change moderated by the Nightly News veteran and former anchor Tom Brokaw. The event, called “Changing Planet: The Impact on Lives and Values” — organized in partnership with NBC, Discover […]

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Yale debates smoking

The possibility of a Yale-wide smoking ban has ignited debate on campus. After details of a committee that is investigating the feasibility of making Yale a smoke-free campus were released yesterday, student opinion has emerged divided over the desirability of such a ban. Though the committee, called the Tobacco-Free Yale Workgroup, has yet to make […]

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Yale mulls smoke-free campus

A group of Yale administrators has formed a committee to investigate the benefits of making Yale a smoke-free campus. Led by Dean of Student Affairs Marichal Gentry, a committee comprising Yale HEALTH officials, faculty, staff and students is investigating whether a campuswide smoking ban is feasible at Yale. The “Tobacco Free Yale Workgroup,” which plans […]

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School of Nursing student finds kitten on doorstep

If you thought adorable animals showing up on doorsteps on cold winter nights only happened in story books, think again. Last Sunday, Kate Damon NUR ’12 found a skinny kitten “crying and shivering” on her doorstep. A visit to the vet confirmed that the kitten is in good health, but, according to an email Damon […]

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Alum to be next curator of Asian art department at Metropolitan Museum of Art

The Metropolitan Museum of Art announced yesterday that Maxwell (Mike) Hearn ’71 has been chosen as the next Douglas Dillon Curator in Charge of the Department of Asian Art. James Watt, the current chairman of the department, retires this June. “Mike has long played a major role in the department,” Director of the Metropolitan Museum […]

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Herbst ’84 GRD ’84 named head of medical oncology

Roy Herbst ’84 GRD ’84 will be the Smilow Cancer Hospital’s first chief medical oncologist, the Yale Cancer Center announced Dec. 2. Nationally recognized for his research on developmental cancer therapies, Herbst was appointed to lead the medical oncology department at Smilow after a nine-month search. In his new position, Herbst will be a facilitator […]

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