Grads favored as Law admits

One in four, maybe more. One in three, could be me. One in six, could end up at Yale Law. Getting into the top law school in the country is a difficult feat, but graduates of Yale College are finding the task a little bit easier. Eighty-six of the Law School’s 600 current students are […]

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Law dean is smart, sexy

Ally McBeal has nothing on Law School Dean of Admissions Asha Rangappa LAW ’00. Rangappa was voted America’s hottest female law school dean by visitors to the site “Above the Law,” a popular online legal tabloid, garnering over a third of the 8,000 votes cast in the mid-October poll. A former FBI agent trained to […]

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Law students work on cases in local clinics

This article has been corrected. You may view this article’s correction here. Justin Weinstein-Tull LAW ’08, a second year law student, just came back from his first appearance in court. He was arguing for disability benefits on behalf of his New Haven client. Weinstein-Tull works for school credit in a law school clinic that places […]

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Yale profs react to N. Korean tests

Like most Yale students, the North Korean dictator Kim Jong Il spends a lot of time surfing the net. In fact, Kim keeps three computers around, as well as stacks of Hollywood movies, bottles of Scotch whisky and a fleet of burgundy Mercedes Benz, according to Law School Dean Harold Koh, who visited North Korea […]

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Law School begins $200M campaign

A new Law School capital campaign has already raised over half of its $200 million goal for programs that aim to improve the school’s long-term future. The Law School announced a five-year, $200 million capital campaign last week called “Law Tomorrow” — analogous to the University-wide “Yale Tomorrow” campaign to raise $3 billion that was […]

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Univ. considers new art colony

In light of the recent attention the University has focused on building ties with Asia and Europe, expanding Yale’s presence to a paint factory in Massachusetts may seem like an unlikely choice, but the Yale Art School is currently in talks to establish a summer art colony on historic Rocky Neck in coastal Gloucester, Mass. […]

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Blocker to serve again as music dean

The yearlong search for a new dean at the Yale School of Music has produced an unlikely successor to departed Dean Robert Blocker: Blocker himself. In a resignation letter that was e-mailed Monday to the community of Southern Methodist University — where he has spent the past year as provost and vice president for academic […]

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Art galleries establish new internship programs

Four undergraduate students will be able to participate in new research internships at the Yale University Art Gallery and Center for British Art for the 2006-2007 academic year. The internships are being funded by an endowment established by Henry and Nancy Horton Bartels in 2005, which also funds summer internships at Yale and off-site art […]

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Gehry discusses inspirations

During a talk at the School of Architecture on Friday, architect and visiting professor Frank Gehry said he has lately drawn great inspiration from the music world and has even discussed his shifting interests with hip-hop artist Jay-Z — a co-owner of the Nets basketball team, for which Gehry has designed a new stadium in […]

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School of Music scores gift

The School of Music has received a $2.5 million donation to enhance the school’s presence in the New Haven community, Acting Dean Thomas Duffy announced Thursday. The donation, made by Donald Roberts ’57 to the Class of 1957 Music Education Endowment, will be used to endow a professorship in music education and to enhance the […]

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Women in Arch. voice complaints

After nine students — six of whom were female — were almost forced to take a semester’s leave of absence from the Yale School of Architecture last month following their portfolio reviews, a number of other trends have led to calls for the administration to address some students’ concerns of gender inequality. In addition to […]

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