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YALE UNIVERSITY EDUCATION IN THE USA Made by Ann Tokareva
early history of yale Yale University is a private Ivy League research university in New Haven, Connecticut. Founded in 1701 in Saybrook Colony as the Collegiate School. In 1861 awarding the first Ph. D. in the United States. In 1887 was organized as a University.
curriculum and students life Thomas Clap and Ezra Sties were both instrumental in developing the scientific curriculum at Yale educated the sons of the elite. Offenses for which students were punished included cardplaying, tavern-going, destruction of college property, and acts of disobedience to college authorities. The emphasis on classics gave rise to a number of private student societies, open only by invitation, which arose primarily as forums for discussions of modern scholarship, literature and politics. The first such organizations were debating societies: Crotonia (1738), Linonia (1753), Brothers in Unity (1768)
LEADERSHIP Yale's former president Richard C. Levin was in 2008 one of the highest paid university presidents in the United States. In 1994 Yale Provost Judith Robin became the first female president of an Ivy League. The university has three major academic components: Yale College (the undergraduate program), the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, the professional schools.
CAMPUS Yale's central campus in dowtown New Haven, comprises its main. In western New Haven, the university holds 500 acres of athletic facilities, including the Yale Golf Course. In 2008, Yale purchased the 136 -acre, which are now used as laboratory and research space. Yale also owns seven forests in Connecticut, Vermont, and New Hampshire—the largest , Yale-Myers Forest in Connecticut's Quiet Corner —and nature preserves including Horses Island. Yale is noted for its largely Collegiate Gothic campus, Louis Kahn's Yale Art Gallery and Center for British Art and Paul Rudolph’s Art & Architecture Building.
notable alumni and faculty Yale has produced alumni distinguished in their respective fields. Among the best-known are U. S. Presidents William Howard Taft, Gerald Ford, George H. W. Bush, Bill Clinton and George W. Bush; Royals Victoria Bernadotte, Prince Rostislav Romanov and Prince Akiiki Hosea Nyabongo; Heads of state, including Italian prime minister Mario Monti, Turkish prime minister Tansu Çiller, Mexican president Ernesto Zedillo, German president Karl Carstens, and Philippines president José Paciano Laurel; U. S. Supreme Court Justices Sonia Sotomayor, Samuel Alito and Clarence Thomas; U. S. Secretaries of State John Kerry, Hillary Rodham Clinton, Cyrus Vance, and Dean Acheson.
Yale has produced alumni as Authors Lexicographers Theologians Actors, directors and producers "Father of American football" Baseball players Basketball player Hockey players Figure skater Swimmer Runner Peace Corps founder Architects Sculptors Film critics Television commentators New York Times journalists Economists Nobel laureates Human Genome Project director Mathematician and chemist Businesspeople
Yale University is a really good in education. It is among the top of the best USA Universities. A lot of Americans and foreigners want to study here.