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.

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.

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.

Renamed astrophysics major revamps curriculum

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

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.