Sci-Tech

Teaching and learning online, unconventionally

October 31, 2014 • 0
A decade ago, if professor Diana Kleiner had had a crucial question about a detail on a Roman ruin in the Syrian desert city of Palmyra, she would have had to get on a plane.
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University

Despite new hires, history department retains vacancies

October 30, 2014 • 0
This year, the History Department welcomed seven new full-time faculty members — but professors warned this may not be enough to fill existing vacancies.
Sci-Tech

Renamed astrophysics major revamps curriculum

October 27, 2014 • 0
This semester, changes are afoot in the astronomy department.
University

Morse, Berkeley to pilot new degree audit program

October 20, 2014 • 0
Starting this month, all Berkeley and Morse college students will have the opportunity to pilot Yale Degree Audit, a new online system designed to track students’ progress toward a bachelor’s degree by showing which graduation requirements their classes have fulfilled.
University

Yale incorporates new laws in sexual misconduct policy

October 17, 2014 • 0
As college campuses nationwide adapt their policies on sexual misconduct to new federal and state legislation, Yale is working to incorporate the new guidelines into an already established network of resources.
University

Despite first place for history, critics of rankings abound

October 14, 2014 • 0
According to the latest USA Today rankings, Yale’s history major is the best in the country. The magazine’s 2014 rankings, released on Oct. 6, gave the department first place, surpassing rival institutions such as Harvard, Princeton and Columbia.
University

Plagiarism, academic dishonesty explained

October 9, 2014 • 0
As incidents of plagiarism have risen on campus, Yale College Dean Jonathan Holloway reminded students last week that academic dishonesty can often be unintentional.
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Culture

Artspace celebrates New Haven art

October 8, 2014 • 0
Hundreds of New Haven students, artists and art-lovers gathered Friday evening to mingle over free kombucha and discuss the 363 works that were put on display to celebrate the city’s vibrant arts scene.
Culture

‘Our Town’ Brings Community Together

October 8, 2014 • 0
To open its 50th season, New Haven’s Long Wharf Theatre will stage a production that aims to draw participation from the entire New Haven community.
Culture

Artist-scholar talks cloud paintings

October 1, 2014 • 0
A Tuesday talk at the Yale Center for British Art used an unorthodox approach to bridge a historical gap between 19th century paintings and modern day sculpture.
Culture

YCBA curator challenges notions of sculpture

September 24, 2014 • 0
Martina Droth, associate director of research and curator of sculpture at the Yale Center for British Art, challenged conventional categorizations of sculpture in a Tuesday lecture at the Center.
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Culture

Slifka exhibit celebrates ethnic features

September 10, 2014 • 0
The Joseph Slifka Center for Jewish Life at Yale’s first exhibit of the semester aims to celebrate ethnic features that have historically been portrayed in a negative light.