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The Week Ender: Happenings Jan. 18-20

January 16, 2019

The Week Ender appears every Thursday in YaleNews and offers highlights of the many activities taking place at the university.

Yale, other schools file amicus brief on ‘unlawful presence’ visa change

January 17, 2019

A new DHS policy would deter international students from seeking study in America, harming higher education and ultimately the U.S. economy, argues the brief.

Shapiro to step down after 15 years as director of Yale’s MacMillan Center

January 17, 2019

After 15 years of service, the theorist and Sterling Professor of Political Science Ian Shapiro will step down from his role on June 30.

President Salovey announces new vice president for communications

January 17, 2019

Nate Nickerson of MIT will lead Yale’s Office of Public Affairs & Communications and serve as the university’s chief communications officer starting...

MLK panel to feature local organizers working for social justice

January 17, 2019

Activists Barbara Fair, Kerry Ellington, Aaron Jafferis, and Mikveh Warshaw will participate in the Jan. 23 discussion, titled “Think Globally, Act Locally.”

Data science students get a sampling of potential research areas

January 17, 2019

The latest “Project Pitch” event at the Department of Statistics and Data Science featured presentations on topics as diverse as linguistics and public health.

Planning committee seeks feedback on Bass Library renovation proposal

January 16, 2019

Faculty, students, and staff are invited to a presentation on the upcoming renovation of Bass Library on Jan. 23 from 3:30 to 5 p.m., in Sterling Library.

Dr. Nita Ahuja on her new role as Yale Medicine’s surgery chair

January 16, 2019

Ahuja discusses her career, becoming a physician-leader, changes in a science and culture of surgery, and her goals for Yale Medicine’s future.

Beinecke Library exhibition invites bibliomaniacs to go mad for books

January 15, 2019

The new exhibit “Bibliomania” aims to illuminate the cycle of accumulation, dispersal, and reassembly that lies behind many of the world’s greatest libraries.

Performances, poetry slam, teen summit highlight Peabody’s MLK celebration

January 15, 2019

The 23rd annual celebration will take place on Sunday and Monday, Jan. 20 and 21. Sunday’s program runs from noon to 4 p.m.; Monday’s from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.