by Staff | Sep 30, 2015 6:07 am
Jack Kramer of the UConn Foundation sent int he following write-up:
University of Connecticut officials pledged to increase the school’s outreach to Greater New Haven area alumni at a recent event held in the Elm City.
by Aliyya Swaby | Sep 17, 2015 2:36 pm | Comments (1)
U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy’s father smoked despite being a doctor. Murthy and his sister used to cut their father’s cigarettes in half to try to force him to stop.
by Paul Bass | Sep 9, 2015 7:45 am | Comments (7)
New Haven’s lawmakers spoke with one voice Tuesday night in OK’ing a five-year lease for a Fair Haven urban farm, a $350,000 grant for a plumbing-supply company to expand on Grand Avenue, and receipt of $700,000 to help kids in trouble.
Raejana Mattaway watched the rapid debate-free decision-making — and concluded she might enjoy making the move one day from Shake Shack to the halls of government.
by Paul Bass | Aug 31, 2015 4:29 pm | Comments (18)
New Haven Mayor Toni Harp Monday added her voice to those calling for Yale to remove a leading slavery advocate’s name from one of its 12 residential colleges.
by Staff | Aug 29, 2015 9:30 pm | Comments (3)
Yale University is following the lead of South Carolina—taking a look at whether it should withdraw an official symbol of the Confederacy.
by Stephanie Addenbrooke | Jun 18, 2015 12:49 pm
New Haven lawyer Greg Pepe gave over $10,000 in college education scholarships to deserving high school seniors. Why? In part, to give other students something to LEAP for.
by Staff | May 25, 2015 9:19 am | Comments (10)
In a commencement speech with resonance for the entire country, New Haven’s latest wave of budding “1 percenters” were sent off with congratulations—and a sobering perspective on how the bid to create a meritocracy in higher education has unintentionally created a “new aristocracy.”
by Allan Appel | May 11, 2015 1:06 pm
Never in her life had Rachel Zwick gone into Home Depot—or any store—to buy a five-sixteenths combo wrench or five-inch floppy disks for sanders.
by Aliyya Swaby | May 5, 2015 5:08 pm | Comments (21)
Hundreds of Yale grad students and union members marched to the university provost’s office to deliver a 200-foot-long petition demanding the right to negotiate on mental health benefits, racial and gender equity and funding security.
by Staff | Feb 24, 2015 1:00 pm | Comments (2)
Forty-five New Haven high-school students on a winter vacation-week tour of college campuses—organized by their employer, the academics and athletics agency LEAP—spent their final day at Old Dominion and Hampton universities. Two students wrote in about what they learned.