Month: January 2018

Yale reaches settlement with expelled student

Yale has settled a lawsuit filed by a former student — referred to as John Doe in court documents — accusing the University of unfairly expelling him over false sexual assault allegations in 2012. Court documents show that a Hartford judge approved the settlement last week. The agreement did not […]

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Econ reclassifies programs as STEM

Despite the tightening of immigration policies under President Donald Trump, international students majoring in economics at Yale will have an easier time seeking work authorization in the United States thanks to a department-led petition. The Connecticut Office of Higher Education recently approved the Yale economics department’s request to reclassify its […]

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Law school clinic sues EPA

Yale Law School’s Media Freedom and Information Access Clinic sued the Environmental Protection Agency last month over access to EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt’s daily schedule. The team — led by attorneys John Langford LAW ’14 and Charles Sims LAW ’76 and assisted by the clinic’s student directors, Allison Douglis LAW […]

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Yale unveils new financial aid calculator

Yale unveiled a new service on Wednesday that will allow prospective applicants to easily calculate how much financial aid they might be entitled to if they enroll as undergraduates. MyinTuition, a service used by 29 other American universities, asks students to submit information about their families’ finances in order to […]

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Corp talks institutional planning

At its December meeting, Yale Corporation committees convened to discuss University policy and the resources needed to accomplish University President Peter Salovey’s academic priorities — a set of goals that will serve as a basis for the upcoming capital campaign. As students crammed for exams and drafted final papers, Corporation […]

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Hopper dean to leave Yale

April Ruiz ’05 — dean of Grace Hopper College, dean of first-year scholars at Yale and lecturer in the Cognitive Science and Psychology departments — will leave Yale over spring break, she announced in an email to the Hopper community on Thursday morning. Ruiz said she has accepted a position […]

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Yale psychiatrist faces threats

In the wake of denunciation from fellow psychiatrists and death threats from supporters of President Donald Trump, Bandy Lee MED ’94 DIV ’95 met with lawmakers again last week to discuss the president’s mental stability, despite colleagues’ claims that she is breaking psychiatric ethical code. Lee made national headlines in […]

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Morse relocates students after flooding

Two fire water mains in Morse College burst early last week due to extreme cold, causing flooding that has forced 77 students returning from winter break to relocate — 60 to McClellan Hall on Old Campus, the rest to other housing spaces in Morse — while Yale repairs the water […]

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Yale, New Haven celebrate legacy of MLK

Fifty years after civil rights leader and activist Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated in 1968, Yale and the city of New Haven will honor his legacy in a series of events, titled “Chaos or Community: Fifty Years Later, Where Do We Go from Here?” The program, which began […]

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Morse students relocated after flooding

Two fire water mains burst in Morse last Wednesday night due to extreme cold, causing flooding that has forced 77 students returning from winter break to relocate — 60 to McClellan Hall on Old Campus, the rest to other housing space in Morse — while Yale repairs the water damage. Head […]

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