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ArtsBeat: Winners of Hefty New Literary Prizes Announced

James Salter - WC

Yale University announced on Monday the inaugural winners of the Windham Campbell Prizes, which are given to writers for outstanding achievement in fiction, nonfiction and drama. Nine prizes of $150,000 each are to be awarded to James Salter, Zoë Wicomb and Tom McCarthy in fiction; Jonny Steinberg, Adina Hoffman and Jeremy Scahill in nonfiction; and Naomi Wallace, Stephen Adly Guirgis and Tarell Alvin McCraney in drama.


Mystery of the Chinese zombie Yalies

U.S. universities have responded to China's exploding demand for American higher education with branch campuses and aggressive recruiting. Now, some are trying to boost their brands by casting photos and other snippets of campus life out into the confounding sea of Chinese social media.


Yale president stepping down after 20 years

Yale University President Richard C. Levin, who oversaw a big building and renovation program and an expansion in financial aid programs, announced Thursday he is stepping down at the end of the academic year after 20 years at the Ivy League school....


1 dead, 2 injured in Harvard-Yale tailgate crash

1 dead, 2 injured in Harvard-Yale tailgate crash

A U-Haul truck sped through a parking lot into a crowd of tailgaters Saturday before the Yale-Harvard football game, killing a woman and injuring two others, authorities said.


Harvard Retains Top Spot on U.S. News 2012 Best College Rankings

Harvard Retains Top Spot on U.S. News 2012 Best College Rankings

Harvard University received the No. 1 spot on US News & World Report's 2012 rankings of top US academic research institutions, followed by Princeton University and Yale University.


Gen. McChrystal to teach leadership at Yale

Yale University says it has hired retired Gen. Stanley McChrystal to teach a graduate level seminar on leadership on its New Haven, Conn., c ...


Scientists grow a rat lung in the laboratory

Scientists grow a rat lung in the laboratory

It is an early step toward one day building new lungs: Yale University researchers took apart and regrew a rat's lung, and then transplanted ...


Suspect in Yale killing pleads not guilty

A lab technician charged with killing a Yale graduate student pleaded not guilty Tuesday during a court hearing in New Haven, Connecticut, his attorney said. Raymond Clark III is charged with murder in the death of Annie Le.


'You lie!' on Yale list of year's memorable quotes

The fierce debate over health care hasn't led to a new law yet, but it's produced some of this year's top quotes, according to a Yale University librarian....


Blood found in Yale murder suspect's home

Two days before he was arrested, police found blood on the kitchen floor of the home of a Yale University lab technician charged ...


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