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Tag: Yale University
Yale University Organizations Create Grant and Program Opportunities to Support Women Health Research
To bridge the research gap, Yale University affiliated organizations—Women’s Health Research at Yale (WHRY) and the Office of Cooperative Research (OCR)—recently implemented programs and grant opportunities to support women faculty and research on women’s health. Since its establishment in 1998, WHRY has provided pilot funds to researchers looking to study sex and gender differences in […]
July 29, 2021
Asian American Pacific Islander
Not Yet? Harvard Case Not Enough To End Affirmative Action.
Why is the Supreme Court balking on the Harvard affirmative action case? It’s a bad case if you want to get rid of affirmative action. At least ethically and logically. Racists can get rid of it for any reason they want. But we’re talking about the black robes of SCOTUS here.
June 14, 2021
Asian American Pacific Islander
Study Finds Evidence That Counters Legal Complaints Filed Against Yale and Harvard
A new study found evidence that counters legal complaints that Asian American students faced consequences if they were not admitted and or did not attend their first-choice school, according to the American Educational Research Association (AERA). The two complaints, filed by the Coalition of Asian American Associations and the Asian American Coalition for Education (AACE), […]
August 24, 2020
On April 17, U of Richmond President Will Live Stream His Cello Performance on Facebook
To provide “inspiration, encouragement, and comfort” to his institution’s community during the coronavirus pandemic, University of Richmond president Ronald A. Crutcher will live stream his cello performance at noon on April 17 on the college’s Facebook page. “This is a terribly challenging time for everyone,” Crutcher said. “It is also a time filled with disappointment […]
April 13, 2020
Yale Doctor Promoted After Sexual Misconduct Allegations Made Against Him, Lawsuit Says
Even though six women had filed complaints that a Yale University doctor sexually harassed them, the university appointed the doctor to lead diversity and inclusion efforts in a medical school department last summer, states a federal lawsuit filed Thursday, as reported by NBC News. The doctor, Manuel Lopes Fontes is a high-ranking professor who was […]
March 13, 2020
University of New Haven Partners With New Haven Promise to Offer More Scholarships
The University of New Haven recently partnered with New Haven Promise to provide students an extended opportunity to attend college at a lower cost.
January 7, 2020
Faculty & Staff
Yale University Renews Faculty Excellence and Diversity Initiative Program
Dr. Peter Salovey, president of Yale University, announced that the institution will renew its Faculty Excellence and Diversity Initiative (FEDI) for another five years. The program, which aims to diversify and develop more faculty members, was in its last year of an initial five-year period. The university will increase the program’s budget from $50 million […]
December 11, 2019
Gonzaga Professor Receives Two Research Fellowships
Dr. Laurie Arnold, associate professor and director of Native American Studies at Gonzaga University, was named an American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) 2019 Fellow. Her research project will focus on the comparison of influential Native American female writers including Sarah Winnemucca, Christine Quintasket and Gertrude Bonnin to investigate cultural activism. There were 81 ACLS […]
October 28, 2019
Can We Fix How We Judge and Pay for College?
You can get a rating on everything — from an Uber driver to a fast food place. But for a recent college graduate like me, finding out things that matter to us about where to go to school and how to pay for it is getting harder, not easier.
September 23, 2019
Former Dean of Yale Law School Sparks Controversy with New Book
A new book written by the former dean of Yale Law School has sparked controversy and reignited discussion about diversity and free speech on Yale University’s campus.
September 9, 2019
National Program Introduces College to Service Members
To help military service members prepare for the transition into college, Cornell University recently hosted a weeklong academic boot camp as part of a nationwide initiative. The program, Warrior-Scholars Project, offers free college preparatory classes to current and retired enlisted service members and gives them an opportunity to gain college experience, skills and mentorships before enrolling in a higher education institution.
September 6, 2019
Yale Professors Change Minds, Won’t Abandon Ethnic Studies Program
Weeks after 13 Yale University senior faculty declared that they were withdrawing their services from the Ethnicity, Race & Migration program, its chairwoman has announced that “new institutional status and permanence” granted the program will allow them to recommit to it, according to a report in the New Haven Register. In March, the tenured professors […]
May 6, 2019
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