Needy U.S. borrowers are defaulting on almost $1 billion in federal student loans earmarked for the poor, leaving schools such as Yale University and the University of Pennsylvania with little choice except to sue their graduates.
Yale University, whose endowment strategy has been a model for U.S. schools, said its investments returned 22 percent in the past fiscal year, leading a two-year comeback by the richest U.S. universities.
Yale University failed to equip a laboratory lathe with safeguards or provide protective gear for students, a U.S. agency said after investigating the death of a woman whose hair became entangled in the equipment.
Occupy New Haven protesters fighting eviction from the town green next to Yale University are challenging a private, colonial-era group with ties to the Ivy League school that, with the city, controls the park.
Yale University is once again in the spotlight after a controversy over its quarterback went from a feel-good story about college sports to an embarrassment, tarnishing the campus newspaper and reawakening accusations that sexual harassment goes unpunished.