Month: December 2017

Despite endowment tax, final GOP plan leaves Salovey “relieved”

With President Donald Trump set to sign into law the biggest federal tax overhaul in decades, Yale President Peter Salovey told the News on Thursday that while he opposes the bill’s tax on endowment income, he is “relieved” and “encouraged” that the final version of the plan did not inflict […]

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NLRB reversal threatens Local 33

A recent National Labor Relations Board decision has grim implications for Local 33, Yale’s graduate student union. The labor board has wasted no time reversing Obama-era rulings to loosen regulations on employers since it turned over to a Republican majority in September. And in one of three reversals last week, […]

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Harvard’s Ledlie Prize goes to neurobiologist Paola Arlotta

Harvard’s Ledlie Prize goes to neurobiologist Paola Arlotta

Paola Arlotta, a professor in the Department of Stem Cell and Regenerative Biology, a principal investigator at the Harvard Stem Cell Institute, and an institute member at the Stanley Center for Psychiatric Research of the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, has been awarded the George Ledlie Prize by the […]

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New tax bill spares grad students, targets endowments

The Republican tax bill poised to reach President Donald Trump’s desk this week leaves graduate students largely unscathed. But it upends the tax benefits enjoyed by about two dozen large university endowments — including Yale’s $27.2 billion endowment. The final version of the bill unveiled late Friday leaves in place […]

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Melecio deported to Mexico

Despite weeks of student activism, Melecio Andazola Morales, father of Viviana Andazola Marquez ’18, has been deported to Mexico and barred from re-entering the United States for 20 years, Andazola Marquez told the News late Sunday night. Andazola Morales was removed from a detention facility in Denver, Colorado at 11 […]

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Students organize response to Salovey’s e-mail on sexual misconduct

University President Peter Salovey on Friday morning sent an e-mail to the Yale community reaffirming the University’s commitment to preventing sexual misconduct. But to students, this was not enough. Hours later, students began a call to action, demanding that Salovey explain why Yale has not responded to well-publicized accusations of […]

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