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Students turn to interdisciplinary majors

September 25, 2013 • 0
As some Yale popular majors experience declining enrollments, majors that transcend disciplinary boundaries are on the rise.
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Decline of the humanities up for debate

September 17, 2013 • 0
In June, columnist David Brooks sparked controversy and concern with his column decrying the death of the humanities in American institutions of higher learning.
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Yale pushes online expansion

September 13, 2013 • 0
With enrollment now open for Yale’s first four courses on Coursera, faculty are leading efforts to expand different forms of online education.
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Faculty orientation revamped

September 11, 2013 • 0
Though there were no hiking boots or FroCo ice cream socials, new faculty members across the University experienced their own version of “Camp Yale” this year.
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Freshman advising a mixed bag

September 10, 2013 • 0
Though all advisers have access to a freshman advising website and handbook, disparities among individual residential college advising practices have prompted some concern.
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College seminars in full swing

September 6, 2013 • 0
After budgetary constraints slashed Yale’s residential college seminar offerings in half in 2011, the seminar program has returned to its previous level.
Students and professors alike often feel overwhelmed by the frenetic pace and uncertainty of shopping period.
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Shopping period rules to be revamped

September 5, 2013 • 0
In February 2013, the Yale College faculty approved a set of rules designed to minimize the ambiguity that plagues the first two weeks of classes.
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Course reserves system debuts

September 4, 2013 • 0
Laptops may soon fully replace course packets in Yale classrooms.
Elizabeth Carroll was named director of the Education Studies program in July.
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Education Studies program takes new direction

September 3, 2013 • 0
Under the guidance of a new director, Yale’s Education Studies program is looking toward a more secure future.
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Woodward to teach ‘Journalism’

August 29, 2013 • 0
In the spring, aspiring Yale journalists will have the opportunity to learn from one of the most famous names in the field, Bob Woodward ’65.
The Buckley Program hopes to grow in its new home in the Taft Mansion on Whitney Avenue.
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Buckley Program acquires historic mansion

August 28, 2013 • 0
In January, the William H. Taft Mansion will have a renewed political presence by serving as the permanent home of Yale’s Buckley Program.
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Bridge program draws 33 students to campus

August 23, 2013 • 0
For 33 incoming students, transitioning to Yale will not be as daunting an experience.