Month: October 2016

Community mourns Hale Ross ’18

Hale Ross ’18, an undergraduate from Washington, D.C., died yesterday evening. Yale College Dean Jonathan Holloway informed the Yale community of the news in an email Monday morning. Ross was 20 years old. Ross was a graduate of the Potomac School in Washington, D.C., and an economics major in Calhoun […]

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SOM climbs in rankings

In its annual business school rankings, the Economist magazine ranked Yale School of Management as the 15th best school worldwide — a jump from previous years — on Oct. 16. The SOM’s leap in Economist rankings falls within a general trend of improvement in the school’s rankings. Since 2014, the […]

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Students honor Black Panther anniversary

As a high school senior fascinated by the history of black activism, Amani Hill ’20 closely followed the racially charged protests that swept Yale’s campus last year. “It was a big part of the reason I wanted to come,” Hill said. “A lot of the discrimination that was coming to […]

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Eyeing rankings, Salovey presents new goals to faculty

University President Peter Salovey presented a vision last week for enhancing Yale’s faculty and resources to close the gap between Yale’s overall rankings and its relatively lower rankings as a research institution. At a meeting with faculty in Davies Auditorium Thursday hosted by the Faculty of Arts and Sciences Senate, […]

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Buckley event spotlights American party system

Free speech and the future of the American party system were discussed at the sixth annual William F. Buckley Jr. Program conference and gala on Friday. The event featured three panel discussions in Linsly-Chittenden Hall about the history, present state and future of America’s party system. At a reception and […]

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YURA launches Research Database

On Saturday, the Yale Undergraduate Research Association unveiled its Research Database, the most comprehensive, searchable directory of faculty research listings available to the Yale community to date. The YURA Research Database, or RDB, allows undergraduates to explore the research of over 1,400 Yale faculty members within the University. Students have […]

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Report: Harvard overpays internal investment managers

Despite Harvard’s endowment returns lagging behind its peers in recent years, a 2015 internal review leaked to Bloomberg News suggests that the school’s investment office had set performance targets low enough to ensure high pay for some of its managers. Conducted by the consulting firm McKinsey & Company and reported […]

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