President Barack Obama announced on May 20 his intent to nominate Yale Law School professor Akhil Amar ’80 LAW ’84 to the National Council on the Humanities.
May 24, 2015
Two days after the University conferred an honorary doctorate to Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Nigeria’s finance minister, Nigerian political activist Sunday Iwalaiye launched an online petition calling for the degree to be rescinded.
May 23, 2015
The New Haven Board of Alders passed a new ban on tobacco use in many public areas to mitigate the health risks of tobacco products, specifically for children.
Janet Yellen GRD ’71, chair of the Federal Reserve Bank of the United States, is among those receiving honorary degrees Monday at Yale’s 314th Commencement. Yellen […]
May 17, 2015
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.
May 4, 2015
Yale running back Tyler Varga '15, the Ivy League’s leading rusher last season, signed as a free agent with the Indianapolis Colts on Saturday at the conclusion of the 2015 NFL Draft.
May 2, 2015
A widespread power outage briefly threw the University into disarray Saturday morning.
After a seven-month search for a fourth sorority, Yale Panhellenic has announced that Alpha Phi will come to campus next fall.
April 30, 2015
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.
April 29, 2015
At 2:25 a.m. Wednesday, a student was robbed and assaulted on campus, Yale Police Department Chief Ronnell Higgins wrote in an email to the University community.
Farewell. With the University’s 314th Commencement looming, seniors can officially begin feeling sentimental about their Bright College Years. But don’t get too sappy just yet. Senior Week, advertised as “the best week of your life,” kicks off on May 10 with events at all the places you’ll surely miss, notably Box, Bar and, of course, Toad’s.
April 24, 2015