Philip Mousavizadeh
Staff Reporter
Philip Mousavizadeh covers Woodbridge Hall, the President's Office. He previously covered the Jackson Institute. He is a sophomore in Trumbull College studying Ethics, Politics, and Economics
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University files preliminary response in law school “blackballing” lawsuit

University lawyers have filed a motion to proceed with naming the plaintiffs publicly in the case.

John Bollier, VP for facilities and campus development, to retire in January

After 30 years of service, culminating in overseeing all campus spaces, Bollier will retire early next year.

Law student received Coker fellowship, undermining case against Law School

One of the students who filed the lawsuit against YLS for allegedly “blackball[ing]” them from professional opportunities — including the Coker Fellowship — did in fact receive the fellowship.

Jackson affiliate spied for Qatari government before teaching at Yale

An Associated Press investigation found that former CIA officer Kevin Chalker helped the Qatari government secure the rights to host the 2022 World Cup prior to teaching two Jackson graduate seminars.

Jackson on track to meet fundraising goals, short on professor recruitment, administrators say

The Jackson Institute for Global Affairs is on track to meet its yearly fundraising goals to launch as Yale’s newest professional school next fall, but […]

YLS Dean breaks silence over string of law school scandals

In an email to the Yale Law School community, Dean Gerken apologized for recent controversies and outlined the Law School’s course over the coming days.

University reevaluates global strategy following Yale-NUS closure

Following the closure of Yale-NUS in August 2021, the University has reassessed the future of its global outreach. Yale currently has no plans for a similar project.

Two students sue Yale Law administrators for alleged retaliation in Amy Chua case

The students, both unnamed in the suit, argue the administrators kept them from obtaining fellowships and job opportunities after they refused to endorse a formal complaint against Chua. Since the suit’s filing, some have called it “frivolous” and “embarrassing.”

Salovey details YPD reforms, reaffirms commitment to the force

The YPD has begun implementing certain reforms, while President Salovey doubled down on the necessity of maintaining a police force at Yale.

A “proliferation of administrators”: faculty reflect on two decades of rapid expansion

Yale’s administration has grown rapidly, which some professors say negatively impacts faculty and students.

Bomb threat called in for numerous campus buildings, campus spaces cleared for reentry five hours later

Three Ivy League universities received bomb threats and ordered evacuations on Sunday, two days after a similar threat was called in for Yale. Columbia University, […]