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Yale partners with MOOC platform Coursera

May 17, 2013
Yale has decided to offer massive open online courses, or MOOCs, for the first time.
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Summer bridge program finalized

April 25, 2013
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

April 24, 2013
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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Faculty to attend Mellon workshops

April 19, 2013
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.
Students voiced their concerns with the proposed grading reforms at a protest outside of the Yale College faculty meeting on April 4.
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UP CLOSE | Defining the Yale College ‘A’

April 11, 2013
In order for change to come to Yale’s grading system, faculty must reach consensus on the meaning and purpose of grades.
Yale College Dean Mary Miller walks past students protesting proposed changes to grading outside Thursday’s faculty meeting.
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Faculty postpone vote on grading overhaul

April 5, 2013
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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Students decry grading changes

April 4, 2013
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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University partners with online network Universia

April 2, 2013
Yale solidified plans to collaborate with an international online educational program in an effort to extend the University’s global reach.
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Interest in team-teaching increases

March 29, 2013
For the fourth year in a row, proposals for classes team-taught by graduate students and professors have reached a record high.
YCC grading survey
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Students hesitant about grading proposals

March 28, 2013
Members of the faculty committee that proposed a set of grading changes met with roughly 60 students Wednesday evening.
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ITS central to monthly faculty meeting

March 8, 2013
Roughly 45 professors gathered in Connecticut Hall on Thursday to continue an ongoing conversation about Yale's IT services.
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Grad students question online education

March 6, 2013
As Yale contemplates new initiatives in online education, graduate students are seeking ways to participate in the University discussion.