Month: May 2016

The Well: Diversity In STEM Is A Practical Goal, Not A Moral One

This post is by Erika Hairston and originally appeared on The Well, Jopwell’s editorial hub. “Women and minorities just can’t do STEM.” Hearing thi… Read more: Race, STEM Education, Girls in Stem, Computer Science, Diversity, Conversations on Campus, Yale University, Black Voices News Source: Huff Ivy League

Kennedy ’77 calls U. graduates to become advocates of higher education

Becoming ambassadors of higher education and searching for solutions to issues confronting academia today are important missions for University graduates, said legal scholar Randall Kennedy ’77 at the 269th Baccalaureate ceremony on Sunday.   As the ceremony began, University President Christopher Eisgruber ’83 welcomed members of the Class of 2016 […]

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Fire claims four F&ES buildings

A fire on Saturday evening destroyed four Eastford, Connecticut buildings owned by the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies. The buildings, tucked away in a densely wooded area 70 miles northeast of New Haven, functioned as forestry training sites for Yale students. While the cause of the  fire is currently unknown, […]

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Professor Zaera-Polo files complaint for defamation by members of U.

University professor Alejandro Zaera-Polo, former dean of the school of architecture, has filed a complaint alleging breach of contract, trade libel and defamation by members of the University earlier this week. The complaint lists the University Board of Trustees, Dean of Faculty Deborah Prentice, President Christopher Eisgruber ’83, and twenty […]

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Q&A: Joe Kennedy ’81, former Pandora president and CEO

Joe Kennedy ’81 was the president and CEO of Pandora, an Internet music site that suggests songs that users might enjoy based on a complex algorithm. Currently, he advises budding entrepreneurs and early-stage companies seeking to make an impact in the technology field. Kennedy sat down with The Daily Princetonian […]

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Q&A: John Katzman ’81, Princeton Review founder

John Katzman ’81, founder of standardized test preparation company Princeton Review and CEO of the education-based Noodle Companies, spoke to The Daily Princetonian about his life and career as a Princeton student and alumnus. The Daily Princetonian: What did you study at Princeton? How did your time at Princeton influence […]

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