Month: September 2016

Students, admin create change a year after AAU report

Students, admin create change a year after AAU report

Last September, the release of the Association of American Universities report on sexual misconduct -— which said that Yale students experience sexual harassment or assault at rates greater than the national average  — sent shock waves throughout the Yale community. One year after the report, administrators and student activists reflected […]

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Corporation moves toward transparency

As part of a new initiative to increase the Yale Corporation’s visibility on campus, Corporation Senior Fellow Donna Dubinsky ’77 joined a group of Jonathan Edwards College students for lunch Thursday to discuss what steps the Corporation can take to increase its transparency. The event will be the first of […]

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Yale ITS head departs for NYU

Information Technology Services, the central hub that coordinates Yale’s technological operations, underwent a change in leadership earlier this month when Len Peters, Yale’s chief information officer and associate vice president, announced his departure. Peters officially left Yale on Sept. 16 to take a comparable position at New York University, he […]

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Time writer honored at STM

Time correspondent Elizabeth Dias mixed religious figures with political talk at a Thursday evening lecture, when she accepted an annual award for religious writing. Dias — who won the second annual George W. Hunt, S.J. Prize from America Magazine, a national weekly Catholic review — addressed a crowd of more […]

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College ranking system takes new approach

Yale placed fifth nationally in a new set of college rankings released Tuesday. The Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education College Rankings released its first-ever list of 500 higher education institutions, ranked by each school’s benefit to its students, not by admissions statistics. While other ranking services emphasize selectivity, the WSJ/THE […]

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Joe Seldner: What I Saw That Made Me Finally Realize I’m Getting Older

For the last ten or 15 years, I have engaged in a concerted, and largely successful, campaign to pretend I wasn’t getting older. Read more: Aging, Balding, Touch Football, Mountains, Homer Simpson, Yale, Ucla, Receding Hairline, Voices, Health Post50, Fifty News Source: Huff Ivy League

Carrera discusses transgender identity, activism

Transgender model, actress, and activist Carmen Carrera described how her identification as a transgender person informed and guided her career and activism for the greater trans community in a lecture and meet-and-greet on Thursday. Carrera explained that the transition to her newfound identity was the easier part. The challenge, she […]

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Maney compares Clinton presidency to Gilded Age

Study of the Clintons allows scholars to better understand the shaping of modern politics and social policies, Patrick Maney, professor of American history at Boston College, said in a lecture Thursday. Maney’s lecture was titled “Bill Clinton: New Gilded Age President,” based on his 2016 book of the same title. […]

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U. library launches new catalog

The University’s Library Systems Office officially launched a new catalog that is designed to offer a more contemporary library system while retaining the functions and services of the previous network. This system will replace an old cataloging system that has been in place for 20 years. The development of the […]

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Safety on the Street: What our eating clubs have been doing so far

In light of the national media coverage of the Stanford sexual assault case, The Daily Princetonian decided to look into the existing measures in eating clubs to ensure healthy and safe nightlife on campus. Just last week, Charter Club began to ask students to read a consent pledge — a […]

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