Month: August 2016

2020 by the numbers: Tracking beliefs and experiences

Through late-night buttery trips and bluebooking parties, Yale’s newest undergraduate cohort will begin to uncover what renders the class multifaceted: their backgrounds and experiences. Source: Yale

Yale sued over employee retirement plans

Yale is being sued by six of its employees who claim the University charged them excessive fees on their retirement savings. On Aug. 9, three groups of plaintiffs filed separate suits against three major universities: Yale, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and New York University. The plaintiffs — all represented […]

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Yale unions call for job security during frosh move-in

As Yale prepared for the arrival of 1,373 freshmen last Friday, it did not predict over 400 labor union members to contribute to the commotion on Old Campus. Members of Local 34, Yale’s white- and pink-collar union representing technical and clerical workers, and Local 35, Yale’s blue-collar labor union representing […]

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Dhall to depart AACC, leaving legacy

In 2000, the Asian American Cultural Center was made up of furniture donated from graduating seniors — several couches had stains on them that were covered up with throw blankets — and the space was shared between Asian and Chicano students until La Casa Cultural was established that same year. […]

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SOM plans to cap MBA class size

Over the past five years, the School of Management has expanded its MBA class size by almost 50 percent to meet growing demand from applicants. But it will not keep expanding: administrators have decided to cap enrollment in the near future in an effort to preserve the school’s tight-knit community. […]

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Goldman ends on-campus interviewing

Goldman Sachs, which has traditionally sent scores of recruiters to campus each year to interview students for summer analyst positions, will no longer conduct on-campus interviews at Yale or at other colleges, in an attempt to draw talent from beyond just elite universities. Starting this fall, the bank is transitioning […]

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Grad students in 10 depts file for union election

Yale graduate students in 10 departments filed petitions Monday with the National Labor Relations Board requesting certification of Local 33-UNITE HERE as their union, following the NLRB’s recent ruling that graduate students have the right to unionize. The NLRB’s Aug. 23 decision overturned a 2004 ruling by the board on […]

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