Blue book to be offered online

As Yale students anticipate the release of next year’s course listings, the administration is preparing a new web version of the blue book. University Registrar Gabriel Olszewski said the new website will launch this week and will contain all the information from the Yale College Programs of Study, which includes details on academic policy and […]

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Woodward says he plans to teach immersive reporting

Award-winning journalist Bob Woodward ’65 is returning to his alma mater to teach a seminar this coming academic year. Woodward will run the spring section of “Journalism,” an intensive journalistic workshop offered in the English Department each spring and fall. Woodward said he hopes to teach his students about the intensive and immersive reporting method […]

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Bob Woodward to teach journalism seminar

Award-winning journalist Bob Woodward ’65 will teach a journalism seminar in the spring semester, according to the tentative 2013-’14 English course list. English 467, “Journalism,” is an application-based intensive journalistic workshop taught during the fall and spring semesters. According to the course list, which was emailed to all English majors on Wednesday, journalist Steven Brill […]

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Yale partners with MOOC platform Coursera

Yale has decided to offer massive open online courses, or MOOCs, for the first time.

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Summer bridge program finalized

Roughly 30 incoming freshmen will head to campus this summer for a bridge program aimed at helping them transition to Yale.

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Commons alters dining layout

Students entering Commons Monday morning were confronted with a new layout — a rope now blocks students’ access to the food stations.

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Teaching prizes for 2013 announced

The Yale College Dean’s Office announced the winners of the six Yale College Teaching Prizes for 2013 on Thursday. Each year, candidates for the prizes are nominated by students, and the final decision is made by the Committee on Teaching, Learning & Advising. Read the list of this year’s recipients below: Yale College-Sidonie Miskimin Prize […]

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Faculty to attend Mellon workshops

Faculty members will participate in a new round of workshops designed to discuss the teaching of undergraduate humanities courses this May as part of a broader focus on humanities-based education in Yale College.

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UP CLOSE | Defining the Yale College ‘A’

In order for change to come to Yale’s grading system, faculty must reach consensus on the meaning and purpose of grades.

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Faculty postpone vote on grading overhaul

As students protested outside Thursday’s Yale College faculty meeting, professors voted to table a proposal to change Yale’s grading system until next fall.

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Grading vote postponed until fall

Proposals to change Yale's grading system have been tabled until next fall, said Yale College Dean Mary Miller.

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Students decry grading changes

As the faculty considers an overhaul of Yale’s current undergraduate grading system, students are beginning to voice opposition to the recommendations.

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