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An Interrogation Center at Yale? Proposed Pentagon Special Ops Training Facility Sparks Protests | Democracy Now!, YDN

Students and alumni at Yale University are organizing against a proposed campus center to train Special Operations Forces in interview techniques. The center would be funded by a $1.8 million grant from the Pentagon and could open as early as April. Dubbed an “interrogation center” by critics, the facility would be housed at the Yale School of Medicine and led ...

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Hydraulic Fracturing: Bridge to a Clean Energy Future? 4 p.m., Sept. 18, New Haven

  New Haven, Conn.—A panel discussion on a controversial method of extracting natural gas from shale will take place on Tuesday, Sept. 18, at 4 p.m. in Kroon Hall at the Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies (F&ES). The discussion, “Hydraulic Fracturing: Bridge to a Clean Energy Future?”, will explore whether hydraulic fracturing, better known as hydrofracking or fracking, ...

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Yale losing last Palestinian professor | Yale Daily News

After being passed over for promotion, the Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations’ only Palestinian professor is leaving Yale. Hala Nassar, assistant professor of modern Arabic culture and literature, was not promoted to associate professor this year. According to Yale’s promotion policies, Nassar — the department’s only professor of Palestinian descent and only expert on modern Palestinian culture and ...

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Yale investments threaten Congo | Yale Daily News

At a Thursday meeting with the University’s Advisory Committee on Investor Responsibility (ACIR), the student organization Accountability and Corporate Transparency for Congo requested that Yale take action regarding its investments in electronics companies allegedly involved in the mineral trade in the Congo, which fuels militias in the country. Members of A.C.T. for Congo described a complex system in which the ...

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