Tyler Foggatt
Staff Reporter
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Yale meets college accessibility goals from 2014 White House summit

Just 18 months after Yale delivered a series of commitments to the White House, pledging to increase college accessibility for low-income, high-achieving students, the University has announced that it has met or exceeded its goals for all nine commitments.

Yale Alumni Magazine to become a University department

On July 1, the Yale Alumni Magazine will become a department of the University.

Stauderman to leave for Rochester

University Chief Communications Officer Elizabeth Stauderman ’83 LAW ’04 will be taking a position at the University of Rochester in the fall.

Salovey receives Harvard honorary degree

In addition to conferring degrees to its students today, Harvard also gave a degree to University President Peter Salovey.

William Zinsser, fabled teacher of writing, dies at 92

Zinsser, who arrived at Yale in 1970, authored 19 books over the course of his life. His most famous, “On Writing Well,” is a celebrated guide to concise, clear and well-crafted writing.

Donation will transform Commons into “world-class campus center” by 2020

With a $150 million donation from Blackstone founder Stephen Schwarzman ’69, Yale has committed to a comprehensive renovation of Commons that will transform it into a hub for student life.

Ben Carson ’73 announces 2016 candidacy

Carson, a political conservative and acclaimed African-American neurosurgeon from Detroit, Mich., graduated from the University with a bachelor's degree in psychology. He later received his MD from the University of Michigan Medical School, and, in 1987, became the first surgeon to successfully separate twin joins conjoined at the head.

Hudak, spirited Saybrugian and CS prof, succumbs to cancer

After a nearly six-year battle with leukemia, Paul Hudak, professor of computer science and master of Saybrook College, died last night surrounded by his family. He was 62 years old.

Dante de Blasio to attend Yale

De Blasio, who applied to ten universities and was accepted by all of them, was reportedly considering other top-tier institutions such as Brown and Amherst. However, de Blasio ultimately chose Yale because of the University’s strong offerings in history, philosophy and political science, a mayoral spokesperson told The New York Times.

Yale may change standardized testing requirements

In March of last year, the College Board announced its commitment to a redesigned SAT that is “more open and clear” than any previous version of the exam. In light of the future change, Yale is evaluating its standardized testing requirements.

UP CLOSE: Generosity and expectation in financial aid

At 8:30 a.m. every weekday morning, Isiah Cruz ’17 leaves his dorm room in Ezra Stiles. He grabs a quick breakfast, walks to the Office of Career Strategy and sits behind a desk on the third floor.