Grad School to fund sixth year for humanities, social science students

December 16, 2014 • 0
The Graduate School of Arts and Sciences will provide PhD candidates in humanities and social sciences with a sixth year of funding through teaching positions or an equivalent stipend starting in the 2015–16 academic year.

Philosophy rises in rankings

December 5, 2014 • 0
While national rankings say that Yale’s Philosophy Department is on the rise, some faculty and students question whether these evaluations are at all credible.

Saybrook’s Hudak to step down

December 3, 2014 • 0
Saybrook College Master Paul Hudak will step down at the end of the spring semester.

Harvard approves joint CS50 venture

December 1, 2014 • 0
CS50 is coming to Yale.

Chichilnisky-Heal GRD ’18 remembered as “intellectual force”

November 21, 2014 • 0
Natasha Chichilnisky-Heal GRD ’18, a PhD candidate in political science, died Tuesday night in her New Haven apartment. She was 27 years old.

Spanish, Portuguese department faces budget woes, chilly environment

November 20, 2014 • 0
Yale’s Spanish and Portuguese Department enjoys a sterling national reputation, but many close to the department describe an atmosphere plagued by fear and financial problems.

TF allocations uncertain for history graduate students

November 18, 2014 • 0
Next semester, upper level history graduate students may find it harder to find teaching positions in the department.

Planning for residential colleges looks backward

November 17, 2014 • 0
This fall, the working group planning the future details of the two new residential colleges has taken care to remember Yale’s past.

TD’s Brenzel to depart in June

November 7, 2014 • 0
Brenzel announced in an email Friday morning that he will not seek to renew his appointment after his fifth year as master and will step down at the end of June.

Faculty approve CS50 for Yale

November 7, 2014 • 0
Just under a month after announcing that Yale’s computer science department was considering importing Harvard’s most popular course, faculty voted to bring CS50 to Yale.

Levin grows Coursera’s presence in China

November 6, 2014 • 0
During his two decades as University president, Richard Levin focused much of his attention on China.

Alumni call for diversity in new colleges’ names

November 4, 2014 • 0
At approximately 7 p.m. on Sunday, Ivy Onyeador ’11 created a Facebook event inviting her fellow Yale alumni to sign an open letter that advocated for diversity in naming Yale’s two new residential colleges.