Larry Milstein
Staff Reporter
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Biden tells grads to balance ambition with perspective

Before a crowd of whimsical hats and black graduation robes, Yale Class Day speaker and 47th Vice President of the United States Joseph Biden challenged the Class of 2015 to “break out of the bubble of your own making.”

LIVEBLOG: Class Day 2015

Follow along as the News covers the Class Day Exercises — including an address by United States Vice President Joe Biden — live, beginning at 2 p.m.

Donation will transform Commons into “world-class campus center” by 2020

With a $150 million donation from Blackstone founder Stephen Schwarzman ’69, Yale has committed to a comprehensive renovation of Commons that will transform it into a hub for student life.

Power outage strikes campus

A widespread power outage briefly threw the University into disarray Saturday morning.

With nominations in, faculty senate election only weeks away

With elections slated to occur in early May, the inaugural Faculty of Arts and Sciences Senate is moving one step closer to reality.

Yale to pilot carbon charge

Yale will become one of the first institutions in higher education to implement a price on its carbon emissions.

Yale retirement plan shifts to single record keeping

Yale has consolidated its entire retirement plan — which holds approximately $4.4 billion in assets across 22,000 plan members — into one unified program.

University makes groundbreaking on new colleges official

With cranes already towering above and workers bustling around the site, the University officially broke ground on the two new residential colleges yesterday.

UP CLOSE: Investing with more than money in mind

Over the years, the Yale endowment has grown from a humble sum intended largely to fund operations and scholarship to a massive pool of capital numbering in the tens of billions.

Athletic donations charge set to increase

Beginning next fiscal year, should a Yale donor gives $1,000 to one of the 18 alumni sports associations, just $880 of that sum will directly fund the team that the association supports.

19 Fossil Free Yale protesters threatened with arrest at Woodbridge Hall sit-in

After a day-long sit-in at Woodbridge Hall, 19 members of Fossil Free Yale have been arrested and fined.