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  • Bob Macauley's Compassion Infuses Spirit Of AmeriCares

    Bob Macauley's Compassion Infuses Spirit Of AmeriCares
    As South Vietnam spiraled toward collapse in April 1975, a plane carrying Vietnamese orphans to new homes in the U.S. crashed about 15 minutes after takeoff from Saigon. A cargo door on the U.S. Air Force C-5A blew out and control cables and hydraulic...
  • Sexual assault allegations: To name names or not?

    Sexual assault allegations: To name names or not?
    When it comes to sexual assault allegations, is it ever a good idea to name names? That question arose this week when a group claiming to be current and former University of Chicago students created and then deleted an anonymous Tumblr account listing...
  • Yale's Endowment Up 20.2% To $23.9 Billion

    Yale's Endowment Up 20.2% To $23.9 Billion
    Yale University announced Wednesday its endowment is up 20.2 percent for the 12-month period ending June 30. The Ivy League institution in New Haven had $4 billion investment gain. The net change to the endowment is less than 20.2 percent because of...
  • TV dwells on disaster in covering climate science: study

    OSLO (Reuters) - Television news tends to focus on disasters such as droughts or floods in covering scientific findings about climate change, an approach that may exaggerate pessimism about the subject, according to a new study. The review of coverage by...
  • George Bartzokis dies at 58; studied Alzheimer's origin at UCLA

    George Bartzokis dies at 58; studied Alzheimer's origin at UCLA
    George Bartzokis, a UCLA medical researcher whose work found that a fatty substance in the brain could play a major role in the development of disorders such as Alzheimer's disease and schizophrenia, died Aug. 22 at home in Los Angeles. He was 58. The...
  • READER SUBMITTED: College Admissions Explained

    Join us at the Levi E. Coe Library, Thursday, Oct. 9, 5-6 p.m. to hear Brandon Wang, a recent graduate of Yale University and General Manager of Bulldog Tutors, give insider tips on college admissions and standardized testing. Call 860-349-3857 or stop by...
  • Ex-Yale Chaplain: Intimidation Mustn't Stifle Israel Debate

    It was just three weeks ago that The New York Times published a letter I wrote regarding "Israel's policies in the West Bank and Gaza and growing anti-Semitism in Europe and beyond." The letter set off a furor that I could not have imagined, and the...
  • Do college rankings offer insight?: Front Burner

    Do college rankings offer insight?: Front Burner
    This year, for the first time, college football powers will square off in a four-team playoff to decide who's top dog. No Ivy League schools will be crashing that party. Then, it's in the annual college rankings issued by arbiters like U.S. News & World...
  • Yale's Rudd Center For Food Policy & Obesity Moving To UConn

    Yale's Rudd Center For Food Policy & Obesity Moving To UConn
    EAST HARTFORD — Yale's Rudd Center for Food Policy & Obesity announced plans Friday to join the University of Connecticut in January, as part of a new partnership. Marlene Schwartz, director of the Rudd Center, said that when she read UConn's...
  • Fall Movies: Film Festivals, 'Diamond Ruff' Screening

    Fall Movies: Film Festivals, 'Diamond Ruff' Screening
    Alternative-movie offerings are plentiful this fall. In addition to festivals featuring indie and foreign films — the Feminist Film Festival, the EROS gay film festival, the Festival of Ibero American Cinema, the Manhattan Short Film Festival...
  • Edmar Castaneda Transforms His Harp Beyond The Traditional

    Edmar Castaneda Transforms His Harp Beyond The Traditional
    With his head down and eyes closed, Edmar Castaneda's hands scurry across his instrument — the traditional Colombian harp — like spiders, weaving elaborate webs of sound. "You can groove on the harp, too," Castaneda told CTNow. In recent...