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  Yale University's Project Open Book Evaluation
Yale library bibliography staff played a key role in reviewing this work, assessing several years worth of course offerings at the graduate and undergraduate level, contacting faculty in three disciplines by phone and letter, and obtaining commitments from them to use the project's digital image files for research and teaching.
We sought broad consensus on task definition from University departments (for example, the computing center, the medical school complex, and the Yale University Press) that in the future may need to recruit digital imaging technical support staff.
Yale University Library is well-along in planning to provide patrons access to its catalog on the World Wide Web.
www.dlib.org /dlib/february96/yale/02conway.html   (3982 words)

  
  Yale School of Management - Yale University   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Yale University provides a vast network of resources to Yale SOM students — from the opportunity to do a joint degree with another professional school, to the dozens of lectures, events, and programs occurring on campus every week, to the network of Yale alumni in every corner of the world.
Yale SOM also shares in Yale University's tradition of achievement, as well as its push to be at the forefront of international scholarship and education.
Yale University's 11,000 students and 2,000 faculty come from more than 110 countries and are leaders in a variety of fields.
mba.yale.edu /why/yaleuniv.shtml   (159 words)

  
  Yale University History
Yale's 70 undergraduate majors are primarily focused on a liberal curriculum, and few of the undergraduate departments are pre-professional in nature (even the engineering departments encourage and require students to explore academic disciplines outside of engineering).
Yale, like other Ivy League schools, instituted policies in the early twentieth century designed artificially to increase the proportion of upper-class white Christians of notable families in the student body (see Numerus clausus), and was one of the last of the Ivies to eliminate such preferences, beginning with the class of 1970.
Yale supports 35 varsity athletic teams that compete in the Ivy League Conference and the Eastern College Athletic Conference, and Yale is an NCAA Division I member.
www.ivysport.com /category-category_id/337   (5261 words)

  
  NationMaster - Encyclopedia: List of Yale University people   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The rivalry between Yale and Harvard University is long and storied, by far the oldest and most intense in the Ivy League; from academics to rowing to college football, their historic competition is similar to that of Oxford and Cambridge.
Yale, like other Ivy League schools, instituted policies in the early twentieth century designed artificially to increase the proportion of upper-class white Christians of notable families in the student body (see Numerus clausus), and was one of the last of the Ivies to eliminate such preferences, beginning with the class of 1970.
Yale is noted for its strikingly beautiful campus[10] as well as for several iconic modern buildings commonly taught in architectural history survey courses: the Yale Art Gallery[11] and Center for British Art[12] by Louis Kahn, Ingalls Rink and Ezra Stiles and Morse Colleges by Eero Saarinen, and the Art and Architecture Building by Paul Rudolph.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/List-of-Yale-University-people   (434 words)

  
  Yale University - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Yale president Richard C. Levin summarized the university's institutional priorities for its fourth century: "First, among the nation's finest research universities, Yale is distinctively committed to excellence in undergraduate education.
Yale, like other Ivy League schools, instituted policies in the early twentieth century designed artificially to increase the proportion of upper-class white Christians of notable families in the student body (see Numerus clausus), and was one of the last of the Ivies to eliminate such preferences, beginning with the class of 1970.
Yale is noted for its strikingly beautiful campus[7] as well as for several iconic modern buildings commonly taught in architectural history survey courses: the Yale Art Gallery[8] and Center for British Art[9] by Louis Kahn, Ingalls Rink and Ezra Stiles and Morse Colleges by Eero Saarinen, and the Art and Architecture Building by Paul Rudolph.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Yale_University   (6491 words)

  
 Yale University | Admissions Facts and Statistics
Yale University is located in New Haven, Connecticut, a historic, small New England city about two hours north of New York.
Yale University has a long tradition of public service, with faculty, officers, and alumni who have served (and continue to serve) in government, education, business, and non-profit ventures.
Yale has a need-blind admissions policy and is committed to meeting 100 per cent of admitted students' demonstrated financial need.
www.admissionsconsultants.com /college/yale.asp   (423 words)

  
 Reference.com/Encyclopedia/Yale University
The rivalry between Yale and Harvard is long and storied, by far the oldest in the Ivy League; from academics to rowing to college football, their historic competition is similar to that of Oxford and Cambridge.
Yale is also well known as the home of several Secret Societies which select members of the student body for membership, which lasts lifelong and is sometimes rumored to confer various lifelong benefits to the member.
Yale alumni (including the graduate and professional schools) are well represented in the ranks of U.S. presidents, including four of the last six: Gerald Ford, George H. Bush, William Clinton, and George W. Bush.
www.reference.com /browse/wiki/Yale_University   (3135 words)

  
 Yale University - College Closeup
Yale University is located in the heart of New Haven, Connecticut, a city of 120,000 on Long Island Sound.
Yale’s academic goal is to provide students with a liberal education by encouraging curiosity, inquiry, and the development of expressive and analytical intellectual skills.
Yale offers numerous galleries and special collections, among which are the Yale Art Gallery (the oldest college-affiliated gallery in the country), the Peabody Museum of Natural History, and the Yale Center for British Art, which houses the largest collection of British art outside the United Kingdom.
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 Yale Daily News - Yale reforms financial aid policy
Yale President Richard Levin announced substantial changes to the University's undergraduate financial aid policy yesterday morning, eliminating the expected parental contribution for families with incomes less than $45,000.
Yale officials said this morning that they will intensify student recruitment in low-income areas across the country by initiating direct mail and e-mail campaigns, and encouraging current Yale students to visit high schools in low-income districts when they return home.
The last time Yale made significant changes to its financial aid policy was in 2001 when it unveiled a $7.5 million plan to significantly reduce the amount of money students are expected to raise through a combination of term-time work, loans and summer employment.
www.yaledailynews.com /article.asp?AID=28709   (1496 words)

  
 Yale University - Facts from the Encyclopedia - Yahoo! Education   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Its name was changed to Yale College in 1718 in honor of Elihu Yale, who had been persuaded by Cotton Mather and Jeremiah Dummer to contribute to the college.
Numerous schools were added, such as medicine (1813), divinity (1822), law (1824), graduate studies (1847), and art and architecture (1865); as a result in 1887, under Timothy Dwight, the college was renamed Yale Univ. Later, other schools were added: music (1894), forestry (1900), nursing (1923), engineering (1932), drama (1955), and organization and management (1975).
The Yale Library, one of the largest in the nation, houses a large number of important collections, including the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library.
messenger.yahooligans.com /reference/encyclopedia/entry/YaleUniv   (311 words)

  
 Yale Alumni Magazine: Notebook
The Yale Alumni Magazine is owned and operated by Yale Alumni Publications, Inc., a nonprofit corporation independent of Yale University.
The content of the magazine is the responsibility of the editors and the board of directors, and does not necessarily reflect the views of Yale or its officers.
David H. Miller, a history professor at Cameron University in Lawton, Oklahoma, cites historical accounts that the grave was unmarked and overgrown until a Fort Sill librarian persuaded local Apaches to identify the site for him in the 1920s.
www.yalealumnimagazine.com /issues/2006_05/notebook.html   (1477 words)

  
 YALE UNIVERSITY ART GALLERY
The Yale University Art Gallery has announced that its main building--an icon of modernist architecture designed by Louis Kahn--will reopen to the public on December 10, 2006.
The Yale University Art Gallery is pleased to announce that Alyson Shotz has been named the Happy and Bob Doran Artist in Residence for the 2005-06 academic year.
The Yale University Art Gallery, the oldest and one of the most prestigious college museums in the Western Hemisphere, has begun the comprehensive restoration of its landmark main building, designed by American architect Louis I. Kahn and opened in 1953.
artgallery.yale.edu /pages/info/press.html   (1503 words)

  
 Chemistry Department at Yale University
If you are currently at Yale, follow the links to the left.
If you are interested in applying to our graduate program, it will be more convenient to use our companion Graduate Brochure site.
Yale Center for Green Chemistry and Green Engineering
www.chem.yale.edu   (286 words)

  
 Yale Nursing-YSN Faculty Meg Bourbonniere
Meg Bourbonniere recently joined the faculty of Yale University School of Nursing to contribute clinical gerontology and health services research expertise to students and faculty in all programs.
She was previously on the faculty of Brown University's Department of Community Health in the multidisciplinary Center for Gerontology and Health Care Research.
She received an AAS from Jefferson Community College and a BS from the University of New Hampshire, both in Nursing.
nursing.yale.edu /Faculty/bourbonniere.html   (954 words)

  
 The Yale Herald - October 11, 2002 - The story behind the Berkeley organic movement   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Yale Herald is an undergraduate publication at Yale University.
Although the Yale Administration did not immediately embrace the idea of serving organic food in the dining halls, the group looked for ways to attract attention to their campaign.
David Davidson, director of Yale Dining Services, said that the actual cost of bringing organic food to Berkeley remains uncertain, but will likely be far more expensive than the current food that Berkeley uses.
www.yaleherald.com /article.php?Article=1156   (1580 words)

  
 Yale > Molecular Cellular and Developmental Biology > Undergraduate Programs
Yale is a leading institution for research in the biological sciences, and during their stay at Yale, students have many opportunities to carry out independent research under the supervision of faculty members.
In addition to the EEB and MCDB departments, there are over 200 bioscience laboratories on the Yale campus, including those at the School of Medicine and the School of Forestry and Environmental Studies.
Finally, students are encouraged to attend departmental seminars featuring lectures on the research of the Yale faculty and of visiting scientists.
www.biology.yale.edu /undergrad/index.html   (492 words)

  
 Yale University Affiliation
The Pierce Laboratory has maintained close ties to Yale University since the Laboratory's founding in 1933, when C-E-A Winslow, Chair of Yale's Department of Public Health, became the first director.
These ties were formalized in 1966 with an agreement of affiliation between the Laboratory and Yale that encourages shared facilities and joint appointments.
Scientists at the Laboratory now hold appointments in several departments of the university, mainly its School of Medicine, and several faculty of the university hold joint appointments in the Laboratory.
www.jbpierce.org /YaleUniversity.html   (83 words)

  
 BBC - North East Wales Historical - Elihu Yale
Yale gave his name to one of the world's most famous Universities - Yale in the United States, and Wrexham's own Yale College.
Elihu Yale is as much our son as he is the USA's and we have every right to continue using the name.
Though Yale may have sold books to raise money (and have the school moved to New Haven), a much more interesting story regarding the books tells of those hidden by the townspeople of Saybrook when they found out their beloved school was to be moved.
www.bbc.co.uk /wales/northeast/guides/halloffame/historical/elihu_yale.shtml   (1363 words)

  
 Computer Science at Yale University
This vision was how computer science would fit into the unique spirit of Yale University, an institution oriented to an unusual degree around undergraduate education and close interdepartmental collaboration.
After Yale, Tom went to Harvard Business School where he obtained his M.B.A. He is the Executive Managing Member of Davidson Kempner Capital Management LLC, a New York-based hedge fund with $12 billion of assets under management.
Tom’s son Nathaniel Kempner graduated from Yale in 2005 with a B.S. in Electrical Engineering, and his son Trevor Kempner is a Theatre Studies major in the Class of 2009.
www.cs.yale.edu   (516 words)

  
 CNN.com - Princeton demotes official over Yale Web intrigue - August 13, 2002
Connecticut-based Yale University, which was embarrassed by the exceedingly low level of security on its Web site, welcomed Princeton's announcement.
Tilghman said she was not approached by Yale until July 24, the day before an article by the Yale Daily News student newspaper.
Yale has referred the intrusions to the U.S. attorney for Connecticut and Tilghman said Princeton is cooperating with the inquiry being conducted by the attorney's office.
archives.cnn.com /2002/TECH/internet/08/13/yale.princeton.hacking.otsc/index.html   (532 words)

  
 :: WELCOME TO PROGRAM ON NON MARKET ACCOUNTS ::   (Site not responding. Last check: )
While the project supported work at Yale, it also supported research of scholars at other universities and research institutions.
Yale University, who was principally responsible for the environmental accounting part of the Yale PNA
ISER Essex University who lead the team that worked on the harmonization of the data.
pna.yale.edu /index.htm   (564 words)

  
 The Yale Map Collection   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Map Collection has the largest collection of maps in Connecticut and one of the largest university collections in the United States.
Its collections are geographically comprehensive and consist of over 200,000 map sheets, 3,000 atlases, and 900 reference books.
Maps in bound volumes may, at the discretion of the curator, be copied on a standard photocopier.
dagda.library.yale.edu /MapColl   (310 words)

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