Yale University http://wshu.org en Twenty-five of President Obama's Young African Leaders study at Yale this summer http://wshu.org/post/twenty-five-president-obamas-young-african-leaders-study-yale-summer <p></p> Wed, 16 Jul 2014 21:18:19 +0000 Ebong Udoma 20781 at http://wshu.org Twenty-five of President Obama's Young African Leaders study at Yale this summer Yale expert examines causes & impacts of inequality http://wshu.org/post/yale-expert-examines-causes-impacts-inequality <p>The U.S has the highest level of economic inequality of any rich democracy. As we’ve been talking about in our <a href="http://www.stateofdisparity.org/">State of Disparity</a> series, Connecticut’s economy is an extreme example of that. WSHU’s Craig LeMoult spoke with Jacob Hacker, the director of the <a href="http://isps.yale.edu/">Institution for Social and Policy Studies</a> at Yale University. Thu, 05 Jun 2014 22:05:59 +0000 Craig LeMoult 18616 at http://wshu.org Yale expert examines causes & impacts of inequality Conn. man charged in Yale hoax threat http://wshu.org/post/conn-man-charged-yale-hoax-threat <p></p><p>Police in New Haven, Connecticut have charged a man with making a hoax call last November in which he falsely claimed an armed man was on his way to shoot up Yale University. It prompted a six-hour campus lockdown and search.</p><p>Police say Jeffery Jones of Westbrook&nbsp; has been on their radar for a while. They say he's under investigation for similar calls made to Hillhouse High School in New Haven in December of last year and to Branford Police about an armed bank robbery that never occurred.</p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p> Thu, 24 Apr 2014 10:21:39 +0000 Brian Scott-Smith 16341 at http://wshu.org Conn. man charged in Yale hoax threat Yale announces winners of Windham Campbell Literature Prize http://wshu.org/post/yale-announces-winners-windham-campbell-literature-prize <p>Eight writers from seven countries are this year’s recipients of the Windham Campbell Literature Prizes, announced today by Yale University.&nbsp; Each writer will receive $150,000.</p><p>The 2014 prizewinners are: in fiction, Aminatta Forna (Sierra Leone), Nadeem Aslam (Pakistan), and Jim Crace (United Kingdom); in non-fiction, Pankaj Mishra (India) and John Vaillant (United States/Canada); and in drama, Kia Corthron (United States), Sam Holcroft (United Kingdom) and Noëlle Janaczewska (Australia). Their bios are online <a href="http://windhamcampbell.org/">here</a>.</p><p></p><p></p> Fri, 07 Mar 2014 23:32:16 +0000 Craig LeMoult 13806 at http://wshu.org Conn. energy & environment commissioner steps down http://wshu.org/post/conn-energy-environment-commissioner-steps-down <p>The head of Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection announced Wednesday that he’s stepping down.&nbsp; Daniel Esty says he’s returning to a teaching position at Yale University.</p><p></p> Wed, 15 Jan 2014 23:08:54 +0000 Craig LeMoult 11384 at http://wshu.org Conn. energy & environment commissioner steps down