Qi Xu
Staff Reporter
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Professional schools see variance in class gift participation

The University’s professional schools are wrapping up their respective class gift initiatives — with significant variation in strategy and participation across the schools.


While both Yale and China have undergone rapid changes since Yung was an undergraduate, his legacy is carried on by generations of Chinese internationals who have crossed the Pacific and stepped onto Yale’s campus ever since. How has the demographic changed over past decades? How are Chinese Yalies today similar to — or different from — those who came before them?

Law School addresses faculty diversity

In the wake of a report released last month that revealed the lack of ethnic and political diversity among Yale Law School professors, the law […]

First law Ph.D.s set to graduate

Three students from the inaugural class of Yale Law School’s Ph.D. in Law program — the first of its kind in the nation — will graduate this semester, signaling much promise for a program that faced controversy at its outset.

UP CLOSE: Yale-NUS | An island on an island

SINGAPORE — On Oct. 12, 2015, in Yale-NUS’s well-lit, brand-new auditorium, Yale President Peter Salovey inserted an orange block — a miniature figurine of Yale-NUS’s buildings — into the lodge podium, signaling the inauguration of the young college’s very own campus.

Yale-NUS hosts ambassador after controversy

Two months after some Yale-NUS students voiced concerns about a speech by Chan Heng Chee, Singapore’s ambassador-at-large, where she defended Singapore’s sodomy law, Chan came to campus for a closed-door dialogue on March 30.

Latin honors system worries YNUS students

On March 24, Yale-NUS sent an email to its student body announcing the school’s adoption of the Latin honors system. Yale-NUS’s switch to the system, which has previously generated much controversy at Yale and elsewhere, came as a surprise to many students — and an unpleasant one at that.

Protestors critique law school donor

A group of around 20 protesters rallied outside Yale Law School on Wednesday, criticizing the school for accepting a $10 million donation from a Saudi businessman last year and calling for an end to Saudi Arabia’s intervention in Yemen.

Law school releases diversity report

A year after the Coalition of Concerned Students protested Yale Law School Dean Robert Post’s annual State of the School address in March of 2015, Post has shared a report on the state of diversity at the school.

Law school receives $30 million donation to rename China Center

Alibaba executive Joseph C. Tsai ’86 LAW ’90 made the donation in honor of his father, Paul C. Tsai, LAW ’57, who was the first graduate student from Taiwan to earn a J.S.D. degree from the law school.

SOM alumni donations break record

While participation from alumni donors to Yale College hit a new low last year, gifts are on the rise at the School of Management.