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Yale Graduate Students File For Union Certification

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) – Graduate students who assist in teaching and research at Yale University have filed petitions seeking union certification.

Monday’s filing with the National Labor Relations Board follows a ruling last week from the board that found graduate assistants at private universities are employees and have a right to union representation. 89 more words


A Monk's Chronicle: 29 August MMXVI -- The Parable of the Talents

The Parable of the Talents

We all come into this world with a basketful of talents.  No one develops them all.  A few develop many.  Many develop a few.   967 more words

¶ Boccaccio — Decameron (1587)

Boccaccio, Giovanni. Il Decameron. Florence: Nella stamperia de’ Giunti, February 1587.

Provenance: George Lyle Galbraith. — Morris. — James William Ellsworth. — Beinecke Library, Yale University (1972 651).

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Welcome, Kevin!

We’d like to welcome the newest collections fellow to our team, Kevin Adkisson. Kevin received his undergraduate degree in Architecture from Yale University and a Master of Arts degree from the Winterthur Program in American Material Culture.  99 more words


After Trump endorsement, Yale College Republicans splits apart

One thing Donald Trump has been good at: dividing the Republican Party. Including at the collegiate level.

When the Yale College Republicans (YCR) officially endorsed Donald Trump despite the opposing opinions of the majority of their executive board, four out of the seven board members left to form a new organization on campus: … 1,169 more words


The Legacy of U.S. National Park System

Thanks to Yale News for a wonderful commemoration to the history and value to the scientific community of the U.S. National Park system – visit our National Parks… 1,006 more words

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University tells frosh: No 'safe spaces' or 'trigger warnings' here. Good for them.

Kudos to the University of Chicago for standing up for free speech and the open exchange of ideas.

In a letter to incoming freshmen, the esteemed university warns the Class of 2020 not to expect to be protected from ideas they may not want to hear. 922 more words