Thomas Near named Saybrook master

March 2, 2015 • 0
Ecology and Evolutionary Biology professor Thomas Near will be the next master of Saybrook College, University President Peter Salovey announced to a crowd of students Friday evening in the college's dining hall.

Christakis named Silliman master

February 27, 2015 • 0
Sociology professor Nicholas Christakis will be the new master of Silliman College, University President Peter Salovey announced to a dining hall full of excited Sillimanders Thursday.

In code of conduct debate, questions over FAS Senate’s role emerge

February 26, 2015 • 0
Though the newly created Faculty of Arts and Sciences Senate will not hold its first session for another six months, the body is already facing its first test of power.

DS solicits student feedback

February 25, 2015 • 0
This week, dozens of former Directed Studies students will find themselves back around the seminar table.

Search for new masters nears final stages

February 23, 2015 • 0
As residential college masters welcome the class of 2019 this August, four of the 12 will be freshmen themselves.

MLA examines foreign language enrollment

February 19, 2015 • 0
Last week, the Modern Language Association — a scholarly organization that promotes language and literature study through publications and advocacy work — released a survey that measured foreign language enrollment at American colleges and universities, comparing trends across languages like Korean and Russian.

Faculty Standards of Conduct draft draws criticism

February 17, 2015 • 0
The comment period for the recently drafted Faculty Standards of Conduct has ended, but some faculty members may have more to say.

Science students call for sixth-year funding

February 12, 2015 • 0
Two months after the Graduate School guaranteed a sixth year of funding for students in the humanities and social sciences, natural science students are still waiting for their turn.

YCDO to undergo internal review

February 11, 2015 • 0
As the University prepares for the opening of two new residential colleges — and does so with a host of new administrators just settling into their jobs — an internal examination of the Yale College Dean’s Office aims to more clearly define administrators’ roles in a period of institutional change.

Petition advocates against NELC restructuring

February 9, 2015 • 0
With the future of the Near Eastern Language and Civilizations Department uncertain, 640 people from across the globe have signed a petition asking that the department not be restructured.

Yale’s stats on misconduct complaints remain constant

February 6, 2015 • 0
Within three weeks of two alleged sexual assaults on campus, the University’s seventh biannual Report of Complaints of Sexual Misconduct, released Thursday afternoon, showed little change in the prevalence of sexual misconduct in the second half of 2014.

History Department enrollments spike

February 4, 2015 • 0
Amid national discussion decrying the decline of the humanities, Yale’s History Department is on the rise.