Some of Brett Kavanaugh’s Yale colleagues who previously defended him are now saying the sexual assault allegations he’s facing should be investigated

Several of Brett Kavanaugh’s Yale colleagues who endorsed his confirmation to the Supreme Court are now calling for an investigation into the sexual assault accusations he’s facing. Kent Sinclair, Douglas Rutzen and Mark Osler, all signed an August 27 letter from Yale Law School alumni to the Senate Judiciary Committee defending Kavanaugh’s character. Kavanaugh is […]

107 free online courses from the best colleges in the US — including Princeton, Harvard, and Yale

The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you’ll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase. Online learning sites Coursera and edX allow you to audit classes from top universities for free. For additional fees, you can gain access to course certificates, assignments, tests, and even receive […]

A Yale student accused of rape and suspended from the school was found not guilty by a court

AP Photo/Beth J. Harpaz Yale student Saifullah Khan was arrested on Halloween 2015 for allegedly raping a female student. The case has dragged on for years. The ruling has broader implications for colleges as they try to address sexual assault. A Yale student was found not guilty on charges of sexual assault Wednesday in a […]

A Yale psychologist reveals the simple trick he used to finally quit drinking for good

Getty Images/Justin Sullivan Psychologists agree that behavior change is hard. Replacing an old habit with a new one can help your brain break out of unwanted patterns. A psychologist at Yale once made a simple change to his evening routine that helped him quit drinking for good. Humans are creatures of routine. Scientists agree that […]

Bitcoin is a ‘dangerous speculative bubble’ – Yale expert

Published time: 5 Dec, 2017 13:33 The bitcoin buying frenzy is a ‘toxic concept for investors,’ according to Stephen Roach, who’s described by Yale Univesity as one of Wall Street’s most influential economists. Read more “This is a dangerous speculative bubble by any shadow or stretch of the imagination,” Roach told CNBC. The Yale University […]

A Yale psychologist’s simple thought experiment temporarily turned conservatives into liberals

Thomson Reuters Social scientists say conservative political views can be fueled by fear. A new study suggests that making people feel safe from harm can change their stance on hot-button social issues. The new research gives insight into the role of the unconscious mind in the voting booth. Social scientists have long known how to turn liberals into conservatives […]

Smart lock company August home purchased by actual lock company Yale

Smart-lock outfit Yale’s parent company is buying August Home, in a move that may consolidate some of the smart lock market. Sweden-based Assa Abloy will pick up August Home for a cool $ 60 million, and the regulatory bodies involved are expected to approve the purchase by year’s end. “August Home strengthens our residential smart […]

Mnuchin responds to Yale classmates: Trump does not equate neo-Nazis with peaceful protesters

Thomson Reuters WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Urged by his Yale University classmates to resign as treasury secretary following President Donald Trump’s response to a white nationalist protest, Steven Mnuchin said on Saturday he would stay in office and that Trump “in no way, shape or form” equates neo-Nazis with peaceful protesters. Mnuchin, along with other members […]