JuliaHenry_TF-1
University

Changes to TF policies bring wage decreases for some

January 27, 2015 • 0
Joshua Fincher GRD ’15 holds the title of “part-time acting instructor.” He spends Monday, Wednesday and Friday mornings teaching undergraduates the Greek language in “Homer: An Introduction.” As a teaching fellow who leads his own course, Fincher will earn $10,250 this semester.
University

Gordon, voice for academics, to depart

January 23, 2015 • 0
After four decades at Yale, Deputy Dean of Yale College and Dean of Undergraduate Education Joseph Gordon will retire next January.
University

Committee to reevaluate withdrawal policies

January 23, 2015 • 0
Following months of campus-wide discussion of the University’s mental health resources, Yale College Dean Jonathan Holloway has charged a committee with examining Yale’s withdrawal and readmission policies.
University

Education Studies program meets growing pains

January 22, 2015 • 0
Started in 2013, Yale’s Education Studies program is an initiative that provides undergraduates with coursework focused on an interdisciplinary understanding of education.
KenYanagisawa_HGS-7
University

NEWS ANALYSIS: A renovation to reaffirm the humanities

January 16, 2015 • 0
In considering the transformation of the Hall of Graduate Studies into a central home for the humanities starting in 2017, the University — historically known as a humanities-focused institution — appears poised to reaffirm its emphasis on the liberal arts.
KenYanagisawa_HGS-7
University

Univ. may transform HGS into “central home for the humanities”

January 15, 2015 • 0
The University is set to embark on an ambitious project that may eventually lead to an overhaul of the Hall of Graduate Studies, transforming the complex into a center for the humanities at Yale.
ChristopherPeak_mcdb-8
Sci-Tech

MCDB major to become more flexible

January 13, 2015 • 0
Now, MCDB majors seeking BAs will only have to take 11.5 course credits — a significant decrease in requirements from 18 credits — while BS candidates will still be required to take 18.5, although they will have more flexibility in choosing courses than before.
EmmaPlatoff_ENGL291-1
University

“American Novel” canceled hours before first meeting

January 13, 2015 • 0
Avid readers of American fiction will have to find a new way to spend Monday and Wednesday afternoons this semester.
University

New MOOCs begin today

January 12, 2015 • 0
Three of Yale’s five spring 2015 MOOCs begin today, marking a continued expansion of the University’s online course offerings.
AlexandraSchmeling_HGS-4-Edit
University

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.
JenLu_ConnecticutHall-10
University

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.
University

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.