Thomas Near named Saybrook master
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
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.
DS solicits student feedback
This week, dozens of former Directed Studies students will find themselves back around the seminar table.
MLA examines foreign language enrollment
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.
Science students call for sixth-year funding
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
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
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
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.