Month: October 2017

PETA interrupts Salovey speech

Calling for Yale to end postdoctoral associate Christine Lattin’s allegedly cruel experiments on sparrows, an animal welfare activist stormed the stage just as University President Peter Salovey began his remarks at an alumni event in Seattle Wednesday night. People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, or PETA, the animal welfare […]

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Harvard scientists receive nearly $8.5M through NIH program

Harvard scientists receive nearly $8.5M through NIH program

Eight Harvard scientists will receive nearly $8.5 million in funding through the National Institutes of Health’s High Risk, High Reward program to support research into a host of questions, ranging from understanding humans’ music faculty to the growth of axons to storing and reading out information from DNA. Ahmed Badran, […]

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Award recognizes Nihad Awad of the Council on American Islamic Relations

Award recognizes Nihad Awad of the Council on American Islamic Relations

Nihad Awad, co-founder and executive director of the Council on American Islamic Relations (CAIR), has been named the Phillips Brooks House Association’s 2017 Robert Coles “Call of Service” Lecture and Award recipient. Founded in 1904, the Phillips Brooks House Association (PBHA) is a student-led nonprofit at Harvard College that engages […]

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Hundreds gather in support of Yale student’s detained father

Hundreds gathered Tuesday evening on Cross Campus to demand the release of Melecio Andazola Morales, a Colorado resident detained for deportation and the father of Viviana Andazola Marquez ’18. With #FreeMelecio projected onto the facade of Sterling Memorial Library, New Haven activists and friends of Andazola Marquez advocated for comprehensive […]

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Yale Corp looks to future

The Yale Corporation weighed faculty recruitment and retention, public policy research and business strategy among other long-term institutional priorities at its most recent meeting this month, according to University President Peter Salovey. Salovey, along with the Corporation’s 16 other regular members, are in the process of planning for the University’s […]

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Yale publishes comprehensive budget

In an effort to increase fiscal transparency, Yale published this year the longest and most comprehensive annual budgetary plan in University history. The 93-page document — which delves into significantly greater detail than last year’s 28-page plan — comes in the wake of a Faculty of Arts and Sciences Senate […]

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After apology, Party of the Right faces alumni backlash

After coming under fire last month for circulating a whip sheet that invited students to debate the topic “Resolved: Reform the Savages,” Chairman of the Party of the Right Quinn Shepherd ’19 apologized for causing hurt — a rare display of public contrition from a decades-old debate group that has […]

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