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February 5, 2014
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Ask questions and ‘explore like a bird,’ advises Justice Sotomayor

There is no shame in ignorance, U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Sonia Sotomayor told a packed crowd in Woolsey Hall during a campus visit to Yale on Feb. 3. In her talk, the alumnus (’79 J.D.) candidly shared situations in … Continue reading

February 22, 2013
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A Humanitarian and A Scholar

U alum Lesa Nord talks about her Fulbright Scholar experience Lesa Nord was one of two U students on the Twin Cities campus to receive a highly competitive Fulbright Scholarship this year to the United Kingdom, where she is completing … Continue reading

January 20, 2013
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A Family’s Lost Story Found, and the Sephardic Studies Initiative

For Devin Naar, the Sephardic Studies Initiative is not just a valuable historical archive; it has also been a personal journey revealing an untold family story from the years of the Third Reich. Naar’s part of the story began about … Continue reading

October 14, 2012
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Common Reader Author Visits

Katherine Boo talks of hope and struggle in Annawadi, India Pulitzer Prize-winning author Katherine Boo found that despite having to struggle daily to survive, the people who live in Annawadi, India, also share the common hopes, dreams and aspirations of … Continue reading

April 28, 2012
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Thinking in a Foreign Language Helps Economic Decision-Making

In a study with implications for businesspeople in a global economy, researchers at the University of Chicago have found that people make more rational decisions when they think through a problem in a non-native tongue. People are more likely to … Continue reading

January 9, 2012
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Yahoo! to Present Tom Hanks’ New Digital Animated Series “Electric City”

*Yahoo ! to be the First Online Broadcast Partner for Hanks’ Groundbreaking Futuristic Series from Playtone and Reliance Entertainment* *Series Marks Yahoo!’s Entry Into Original Scripted Programming* LAS VEGAS — International CES — Yahoo !, the premier digital media company, … Continue reading

March 18, 2011
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Latin America’s Internet Population Grows 15 Percent in Past Year to 112 Million People

*Venezuela and Colombia Web Populations Experience Highest Growth, Brazil Home to Most Engaged Users*  *comScore Presents Complimentary Webinar “The 2010 Digital Year in Review: Latin America”*   Santiago, Chile, March 18, 2011 – comScore, Inc., a leader in measuring the digital … Continue reading

December 14, 2010
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19.2 Million Spanish Internet Users watched 2.9 Billion Online Videos in October 2010

*YouTube Leads Ranking with Nearly 3.3 Hours per Viewer During the Month* Madrid, Spain, December 14, 2010 – comScore, Inc., a leader in measuring the digital world, today released data from its recently launched Spanish comScore Video Metrix service, indicating … Continue reading