Month: March 2017

Secular students settle in at Divinity School

At the center of the Yale Divinity School’s Sterling Divinity Quadrangle stands the Marquand Chapel, an emblem of the school’s commitment to the Christian faith. A small minority of Divinity School students, however, do not belong to this faith — or any church or religion. According to Director of Communications […]

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New colleges attract established groups

The opportunity to create housing groups with peers from other colleges allowed students to transfer to Yale’s two new residential colleges in groups formed on the foundation of shared backgrounds or extracurricular commitments. According to Head of Benjamin Franklin College Charles Bailyn, the Prospect Street facilities will house some suites […]

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Education Studies program changes leadership

After graduating from Yale in December with a doctorate in sociology, Mira Debs GRD ’16 will take the helm of the Education Studies program in the fall. Dean of Academic Programs George Levesque announced Monday that Debs, a lecturer in the program, will become its executive director after Elizabeth Carroll […]

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Top professors draw hundreds to GPSS event

Hundreds of graduate and professional students flocked to the Yale School of Management on Wednesday night to hear a selection of Yale’s most inspiring professors speak about their respective areas of expertise. The third-annual “Inspiring Yale” event was organized by the Graduate and Professional Student Senate and showcased the work […]

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Yale admits 6.9 percent of applicants

The Office of Undergraduate Admissions released its regular admissions decisions today for what will be its largest freshman class in history, accepting 2,272 students from a record pool of 32,900 applicants. The admitted students represent 6.9 percent of the total applicant pool, which includes both regular decision and early action […]

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Yale accepts largest-ever freshman class

The Office of Undergraduate Admissions released its regular admissions decisions today for what will be its largest freshman class in history, accepting 2,272 students from a pool of 32,900 overall applicants for the Class of 2021. The admitted students represent 6.9 percent of the total applicant pool, which includes both […]

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Sue Scheff: Living With The Incivility Of Trolls Online And Surviving

Anyone is capable of troll behavior, according to recent research from Stanford University and Cornell University. Wake-up on the wrong of bed, having… Read more: Parenting, Hate Speech, Psychology, Facebook, Cyberbullying, Doctor, Pew Research Center, Stanford University, Cornell University, University of California Los Angeles, Elon University, Technology News Source: […]

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Marshall Project founder talks mass incarceration

Neil Barsky, founder of the nonprofit criminal justice news organization The Marshall Project, came to campus on Tuesday to speak about the unique culture surrounding mass incarceration in the United States. In his two separate speaking engagements at the Yale School of Medicine and Yale Law School, Barsky interwove psychology, […]

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Elizabeth Heaton: Who Gets Into Harvard?

Great question! Harvard recently announced that nearly 40,000 students applied for admission to the class of 2021. On March 30, they’ll notify appli… Read more: Harvard University, Private Schools, Ivy League, College Education, College News Source: Huff Ivy League