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Gilder Lehrman Center turns 20

The Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition celebrated the 20th anniversary of its founding last Friday with a panel discussion on the life of Frederick Douglass, whose 200th birthday was also last week. The panel — moderated by Jacqueline Goldsby, who chairs the African American […]

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Start date for capital campaign uncertain

University President Peter Salovey told the News last fall that the opening phase of Yale’s next major fundraising push would likely begin in September 2018. But asked last month whether the campaign was on track to launch in September, Salovey said he does not know when the campaign will begin, […]

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Law clinic’s suit halts DACA rollback

U.S. District Judge Nicholas Garaufis issued a nationwide halt on the rollback of the Obama-era Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program on Tuesday in New York, a major victory for Yale Law School’s Worker and Immigrant Rights Advocacy Group, which filed the lawsuit that led to the judge’s decision. The […]

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WFF calls for stricter sanctions

In 2013, the University Wide Committee on Sexual Misconduct found that Robert W. Berliner professor of medicine Michael Simons had violated Yale’s sexual misconduct policies. But despite being suspended from all administrative leadership positions, Simons, who was chief of cardiology at the School of Medicine at the time, retained his […]

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Five Yalies chosen for Stanford scholarship

Five current and former Yale students have been selected for the inaugural class of Stanford’s highly selective Knight-Hennessy Scholars program. Announced in 2016, the Knight-Hennessy Scholars program “aims to prepare a new generation of leaders with the deep academic foundation and broad skill set needed to develop creative solutions for […]

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