Larry Milstein
Staff Reporter
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With sit-in, FFY raises the stakes

In its most confrontational act against the administration yet, Fossil Free Yale made the question of divestment impossible to ignore.

Fossil Free Yale stages Woodbridge Hall sit-in

FFY Communications Director Chelsea Watson ’17 said the group’s plan is to stay in the building until FFY has felt it has been heard.

Meghan Sullivan NUR ’16 remembered as champion for mental health

Meghan Sullivan NUR ’16, who was dedicated to caring for mental health and substance abuse patients, died suddenly on Tuesday.

Faculty join push for divestment

Some faculty have now joined the push for fossil fuel divestment at Yale — an effort that was previously helmed almost entirely by students.

A decade later, former YIO intern now manages billions

Endowment managers at other universities have long wondered how Chief Investment Officer David Swensen has consistently generated returns above Yale’s peers. Now, they may have a little bit more insight.

YCC | Andy Hill ’17, president

Yale College Council presidential candidate Andy Hill ’17 wants to create a YCC that goes beyond bike racks and chicken tenders.

New biology building may put trees at risk

When professor of biology Sidney Altman asked about what would happen to the surrounding trees — four massive oaks alongside the Gibbs laboratory — the response by the associate provost stuck with him.

Univ. releases sustainability updates, carbon task force still working

Seven months after University President Peter Salovey announced six new sustainability initiatives, the University has released an update on those projects, prompting both praise and renewed skepticism.

ACIR to support sustainability with shareholder voting

Though voting is most often associated with the actions of individual citizens, Yale is casting a vote of its own on issues of climate change.

Years later, prize funds still not renewed

In 2006, the English Department awarded a total of $15,125 to students via the Elmore A. Willets Prize for Fiction. In 2009, that number climbed to $20,750. But by 2013, the Willets Prize awarded a mere $3,000.

Hall of Graduate Studies tower renamed in Swensen’s honor

The 14-story tower of the Hall of Graduate Studies will be named in honor of Yale’s longtime Chief Investment Officer, David Swensen.