Rose Horowitch
Staff Reporter
Rose Horowitch covers Woodbridge Hall. She previously covered sustainability and the University's COVID-19 response. She is a sophomore in Davenport College majoring in history.
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Kymberly Pinder appointed Dean of the Yale School of Art

Pinder, a scholar of race, representation and murals, will assume the position on July 1.

Pinder smiles in a headshot
David A. Thomas ’78 GRD ’86 to serve as Yale’s newest Alumni Fellow

Thomas defeated Victor Ashe ’67, a petition candidate who ran on a platform of increased transparency in the election process.

Outraged and offended: Corporation cuts petition process, alumni react

The process, which has been in place since 1929, was increasingly used to push Yale for change.

A boardroom
Three petition candidates announce bid for Yale Corporation seat

Three candidates — Andrew Lipka ’78, Gail Lavielle GRD ’81 and Zoraya Hightower ENV ’16 — will run for the alumni fellow position in the 2022 election.

Headshots of the three candidates
Yale confers 3,395 degrees at 320th Commencement

Yale College graduates marched onto Old Campus to receive their degrees, while family and friends watched the ceremony online. In a separate address, Salovey spoke to the gifts teachers give and to how the graduates could repay their educators.

Yale College grads gather on Old Campus
Yale mandates vaccinations for faculty, staff and postdoctoral trainees

The University navigates legal and public health considerations to require vaccination by Aug. 1.

The front of Sterling Library from Cross Campus.
University expands vaccines that fulfill student mandate, continues discussions on including faculty and staff

Yale navigates legal and public health concerns with potential faculty and staff vaccine mandate.

David Swensen, Yale’s Chief Investment Officer, dies at 67

David Swensen GRD ’80, Yale’s longtime Chief Investment Officer and creator of the “Yale Model” for institutional investing, died Wednesday evening.

Swensen smiles in a blue shirt.
UP CLOSE | The administrative tightrope: Inclusion, tradition and discourse at Yale

In October 2020, the University launched its belonging initiatives with an aim to increase diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging at Yale. Several months later, Yalies have mixed opinions on their staying power.

University takes tentative approach to Chinese collaboration

Yale will maintain, not expand, ties to Chinese universities in light of ongoing political issues.

The façade of Woodbridge Hall in the daylight.
Yale working to deal with students who get a non-FDA-authorized vaccine

Because the pandemic has scattered Yale students across the globe, not everyone has access to the same COVID-19 vaccines. But with Yale's recent mandate announcement and requirement that students be immunized with U.S.-approved shots for the fall, what could this mean for international students in countries that are only administering AstraZeneca or other non-FDA-authorized vaccines?

An up close photo of COVID-19