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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Admin stands behind in-person classes, restricted social gatherings ahead of fall term

In a Thursday town hall, University leaders expressed optimism for term but left open the possibility of a more transmissible variant emerging.

Yale-NUS College to close in 2025

National University of Singapore will restructure curriculum into “New College,” removing Yale’s name from the often-contentious joint liberal arts college.

An interior courtyard at Yale-NUS
Yale selects Matthew Mendelsohn ’07 to lead its Investments Office

Mendelsohn will succeed David Swensen GRD ’80, who had served as Mendelsohn’s mentor since 2007.

University announces masking, testing and other public health measures for fall semester

As more than 80 percent of Yale community members have documented full vaccination and the Delta variant leads to mushrooming COVID-19 case counts nationally and in New Haven, the University is updating its public health protocols.

Cassidy Arrington
University relaxes mask and distancing requirements for fully vaccinated individuals

With low rates of COVID-19 transmission at Yale and the surrounding area, the University will get rid of most preventative protocols for fully vaccinated community members.

An image of a vial of a Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine.
$150 million gift makes Yale School of Drama tuition-free for present, future students

The school will be renamed the David Geffen School of Drama in honor of the donor.

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