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Before new colleges, advising system might change

April 1, 2015 • 0
In addition to new college facilities, the expanded freshman class of 2021 — the first class to occupy the new residential colleges — may be welcomed by a revamped advising system.
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Professional schools weigh value of faculty senate

March 31, 2015 • 0
With the Faculty of Arts and Sciences Senate nearly in full swing, proponents of the body are looking ahead — and around.
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Students, excited but cautious, respond to SEAS donation

March 27, 2015 • 0
All students interviewed were ecstatic about the announcement, but many were careful to temper their enthusiasm — even with the donation, CS at Yale is far from where it needs to be, they said.
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Years later, prize funds still not renewed

March 27, 2015 • 0
In 2006, the English Department awarded a total of $15,125 to students via the Elmore A. Willets Prize for Fiction. In 2009, that number climbed to $20,750. But by 2013, the Willets Prize awarded a mere $3,000.
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SEAS receives $20 million donation

March 26, 2015 • 0
The donations come with an agreement that the University’s Computer Science Department will move into SEAS. The department will add five new faculty positions, increasing its size by 25 percent.
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Spanish Department under review following anonymous allegations

March 25, 2015 • 0
On March 6, professors and graduate students in Spanish and Portuguese arrived at their department mailboxes to find an anonymous letter expressing grave concerns about their department.
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Yale to offer all-online medical science degree

March 11, 2015 • 0
For the first time in its centuries-long history, Yale will offer an online degree.
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Concerns of adjuncts nation-wide not always felt at Yale

March 5, 2015 • 0
Last Wednesday, on the first National Adjunct Walkout Day, unsatisfied instructors around the country stormed out of their classrooms, wielded signs demanding better treatment and staged alternative protests like teach-ins and rallies. They were rallying against poor job security and low wages. But at Yale, adjuncts seem to have stayed put.
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New colleges to host annexed students

March 3, 2015 • 0
When the new colleges open in August 2017, they will welcome about 200 new freshmen. Less frequently discussed are those who will be joining them: juniors annexed from their residential colleges.
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Thomas Near named Saybrook master

March 2, 2015 • 0
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.
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Christakis named Silliman master

February 27, 2015 • 0
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.
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In code of conduct debate, questions over FAS Senate’s role emerge

February 26, 2015 • 0
Though the newly created Faculty of Arts and Sciences Senate will not hold its first session for another six months, the body is already facing its first test of power.