Latest Yale Stories

2008-02-14 09:00:24

Steven Hirsch, co-chairman and co-founder of leading adult film studio Vivid Entertainment, plans to tell MBA candidates at the Yale School of Management that Yahoo (NASDAQ:YHOO) and Google (NASDAQ:GOOG) need to erect stronger barriers to keep children from accessing adult material. Mr.

2007-04-18 12:00:45

By Paul Clinton STAFF WRITER Ivy League schools flooded with applications have been tightening the screws on the nation's brightest high school seniors, who are finding it harder and harder to gain acceptance to colleges like Harvard, Yale and Princeton.

2007-03-02 11:12:39

Archeologists from Yale and the University of Leicester have identified an ancient solar observatory at Chankillo, Peru as the oldest in the Americas with alignments covering the entire solar year, according to an article in the March 2 issue of Science.

2006-10-03 02:35:00

An international team of astronomers found that "old stars" dominated many large galaxies in the early universe, raising the new question of why these galaxies progressed into "adulthood" so early in the life of the universe.

2006-06-20 15:23:23

An international team of astronomers led by researchers at Yale has obtained key infrared observations that reveal the nature of quasar particle jets that originate just outside super-massive black holes at the center of galaxies and radiate across the spectrum from radio to X-ray wavelengths; a complementary study of jet X-ray emission led by astronomers at the University of Southampton, reaches the same conclusion.

2006-04-21 12:47:31

By Jason Szep NEW HAVEN, Connecticut (Reuters) - President Hu Jintao told Yale University students on Friday that China's rapid development was not a threat as he wrapped up a U.S. visit amid demonstrations by several thousand people.

2006-04-21 00:49:16

By JoAnne Allen WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Chinese President Hu Jintao winds up a four-day visit to the United States on Friday with a speech at Yale University after a stop in Washington that failed to produce any major breakthroughs on an array of economic and security issues.

2006-03-02 12:49:59

By Claudia Parsons NEW YORK (Reuters) - Peru plans to sue Yale University to recover thousands of artifacts excavated from Machu Picchu more than 90 years ago, after negotiations broke down and the sides accused each other this week of bad faith.

2005-12-01 17:50:42

By Robin Emmott LIMA, Peru (Reuters) - Peru plans to sue Yale University for the return of 4,900 artifacts taken from Machu Picchu, the fabled Inca citadel, by a U.S. explorer nearly a century ago, the government said on Thursday.

2005-11-28 08:10:00

Jennifer Myung owes $55,000 to the U.S. government, and for the first time, she isn't worried about paying it back. That's because she has swapped a budding career as a concert violinist for an investment banking job.

Word of the Day
  • Withering but not falling off, as a blossom that persists on a twig after flowering.
The word 'marcescent' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to wither'.