Investigators search basement of 10 Amistad St.

The research center at 10 Amistad St. where Annie Le GRD ’13 was last seen continues to be the center of activity for law enforcement officials investigating her disappearance. As FBI agents repeatedly combed the corridors in the building’s basement, Deputy Secretary Martha Highsmith, who oversees campus security operations, hosted a meeting for the building’s […]

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University warns of further budget cuts

The loss to Yale’s endowment is deeper than expected, and the cuts to this year’s budget will have to be as well. The University’s budget deficit will grow to $150 million each year from 2010-’11 through 2013-’14, University President Richard Levin said in a letter to the Yale community Thursday. As a result, the administration […]

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Police arrest gunman; ex-employee may have been targeting HR office

A retired Yale employee carrying a gun and ammunition was arrested on the edge of campus Thursday, and University officials believe he may have been targeting the nearby Human Resources office. The gunman, John Petrini, 61, was spotted Thursday morning in a parking lot at 191 Whitney Ave., which is not Yale property but is […]

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Police arrest gunman; ex-employee may have been targeting HR office

A retired Yale employee carrying an unloaded gun and ammunition was arrested on the fringe of campus Thursday, and University officials believe he may have been targeting the nearby Human Resources office. The gunman, John Petrini, 61, was spotted around 11 a.m. in a parking lot at 191 Whitney Ave., which is not Yale property […]

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Salovey reorganizes Provost’s Office

The Provost’s Office is reorganizing its responsibilities and portfolios with the hope of becoming more accessible to the parts of the University it serves, Provost Peter Salovey announced Friday. The reform, Salovey’s most significant since assuming Yale’s No. 2 position last October, addresses an issue that he said has long percolated among faculty and Provost’s […]

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Rest in peace, most beloved mustache

Something’s different about Peter Salovey. Did he lose weight? That’s very kind, but no, not really. Did he get new glasses? No, it’s not that either. [ydn-legacy-photo-inline id=”10338″ ] “It’s really a huge change,” said Deputy Provost Lloyd Suttle “It takes some getting used to.” His receptionist, Liz Grandel, loves the change, which she thinks […]

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Yale to make further budget cuts

Just months after weathering one round of budget cuts, the University is already gearing up for another. By design, the cuts to the current year’s $2.7 billion operating budget, which took effect in July, did not fully offset Yale’s projected deficit; administrators thought they could smooth the loss over several years as the economy recovered […]

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As if the construction noise weren’t bad enough…

By 9:30 a.m., the New Haven Fire Department has already responded to Branford College twice today. There appears to be something wrong with the exhaust in the kitchen that keeps setting off the alarm. The kitchen has been evacuated, and the fire marshal is investigating.

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Prospect Street bridge undergoes repair

For New Haven’s bridges, the third time’s the charm. The replacement of the Prospect Street Bridge, which began in May, is running six months ahead of schedule, and is now on track to finish in December. The progress is especially remarkable since the recent makeovers on the sister bridges on Hillhouse Avenue and Temple Street […]

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With demolition, it’s not easy being green

Preservationists also have raised concerns about the environmental cost of demolishing buildings, which creates mountains of waste. Patrick Pinnell ’71 ARC ’74, a critic of the demolition plans who is author of “Yale University: The Campus Guide,” said the University should be concerned about demolishing functional buildings for sustainability reasons as well as historical ones. […]

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Yale sticks to demolition plans

As Yale prepares to demolish some of the buildings on the site of the two new residential colleges this fall, state officials and local preservationists are buzzing with talk of whether some of the structures can be saved. Although they have no authority to stop the bulldozers, which could start work over the next few […]

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