Global Affairs capstones reviewed

Last semester, the first class of seniors in the newly created Global Affairs major completed their senior capstone projects.

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Durang DRA ’74 collapses during ‘Kiss Me, Kate’

Playwright Christopher Durang DRA ’74 collapsed onstage Saturday during a performance of Cole Porter’s acclaimed musical, “Kiss Me, Kate.” While beginning an encore of the song “Brush Up Your Shakespeare,” Durang jumped down two steps but missed his footing on the landing, said house manager Eric Gershman. When Durang did not get up, Gershman said […]

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Former ambassador Marc Grossman to come to Yale

Former U.S. Special Envoy to Afghanistan and Pakistan Marc Grossman will be coming to Yale as a senior fellow with the Jackson Institute of Global Affairs. According to a Thursday email announcing Grossman’s appointment, the former ambassador will come to Yale three times this semester to interact with students and will teach a course through […]

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Law Ph.D. gets first applications

The Yale Law School Ph.D. program received 82 applications for five spots in its inaugural class.

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BREAKING: Economics chair Polak named provost

Two-month provost search ends with ceremony in Luce Hall.

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BREAKING: New provost to be appointed today

Yale administrators will announce the University's next provost at 4:15 p.m.

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Phi Beta Kappa inducts 71

At the conclusion of the fall semester, 13 juniors and 58 seniors were inducted into Yale’s chapter of the Phi Beta Kappa honor society. Admission to Phi Beta Kappa, the nation’s oldest honor society, is determined by the percentage of straight-A grades earned in college coursework. Yale taps students for the society in three elections […]

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Stanley McChrystal releases memoir

On Monday, four-star general and Yale lecturer Stanley McChrystal released his long-awaited memoir “My Share of the Task: A Memoir,” which discusses for the first time McChrystal’s resignation in 2010. McChrystal, who lost his job as commander of U.S. forces in Afghanistan after deriding the Obama administration in an article for the Rolling Stone, currently serves […]

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Nolen-Hoeksema ’82, dedicated psychology professor, dies at 53

Susan Nolen-Hoeksema ’82, described by her colleagues and students as a devoted, generous teacher, died Wednesday.

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Psychology department chair dies

Psychology professor Susan Nolen-Hoeksema ’82 died this Wednesday in Yale-New Haven Hospital.

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Students see grades without completing evaluations

What appeared to be a computer glitch in Yale’s online grade-posting system was rectified Friday. Students normally receive an email alert when a grade has been posted online and cannot access the grade until completing an end-of-term evaluation for the course. But this semester, students did not receive notifications when professors posted grades, and were […]

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