An African-American dishwasher lost his job after losing his cool and breaking a stained-glass panel in Yale’s Calhoun residential college dining hall that depicted slaves carrying bales of cotton. Read more.
When Thomas Pogge came to Yale University in 2008, his hiring was heralded as a major boon to its philosophy department, which had been struggling in recent years. Professor Pogge, a renowned German-born scholar of moral philosophy and international affairs, brought to Yale impressive academic credentials, and a dose of star power. But just two years later, Professor Pogge was accused of sexual misconduct by a recent Yale graduate named Fernanda Lopez Aguilar. Read more.
The legal lines are being drawn in a fight involving Yale University’s campus-wide parking plan that potentially could take months to resolve, further delaying construction projects. Read more.
Construction of a new 280,000 square-foot Yale science lab was held up yet again as people at City Hall talked about parking for four hours — then decided to stop talking for another month. Read more.
"I have never felt out of place in my entire life. But I did at Yale." Read more.
Nearly a month after sexual misconduct allegations arose against renowned Yale philosophy professor Thomas Pogge, simmering anger within the philosophy community has turned into open outrage as more than 200 philosophy professors around the world — including 16 full Yale professors — have signed an open letter condemning Pogge’s alleged misconduct. Read more.
Months after filing for their 2015 tax returns, most international students at Yale are still waiting for their money from 2014. Read more.
A photograph of Frank Douglass’s Victorian house -- painted sage green with white trim -- is displayed on a website about Yale University’s employee homebuyer program. Now Douglass, a 63-year-old custodian, has fallen behind on his mortgage payments after two job-related injuries and is facing foreclosure by a servicing company in which Yale’s endowment is an indirect investor. Read more.
The centerpiece of Yale University’s English program is a course that mostly covers just eight poets over two semesters. Some Yale students have started a petition to change it, saying the poets don’t represent them. That’s because all eight poets are white men. Read more.