Yale weighs academic integrity policies

Yale administrators are reflecting on the University’s academic integrity policies after almost 70 Harvard students were implicated a cheating scandal.

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Graduate School master’s programs reviewed

Graduate School Dean Thomas Pollard released a report on master’s programs Wednesday, following a comprehensive review of Yale’s doctoral programs conducted in 2011.

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Faculty consider grading overhaul

Forty years ago, only 10 percent of grades awarded by Yale College were A’s. Last spring, that percentage was 62.

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Faculty discuss shopping period, grading policies

At the first Yale College faculty meeting of the spring semester, professors discussed shopping period uncertainty and Yale’s grading policies.

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Cautiously, Yale moves online

Yale considers new ways to make its educational resources available online while questioning what it will mean for traditional classroom education.

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Students asked to withdraw as Harvard cheating scandal ends

On Friday, Harvard University announced that over half of the 125 students implicated in the largest Ivy League cheating scandal in recent memory were asked to temporarily withdraw from the university in light of their infractions. The announcement marks the end to a monthslong investigation that began at the start of the school year after […]

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GSA pushes Ph.D. funding

The Graduate Student Assembly is lobbying the administration to provide more funding for Ph.D. students who need a sixth year to complete their dissertations.

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Abandoning Africa

When the Yale Divinity School introduced African language  courses into Yale’s curriculum in the late 18th century, becoming one of the first American universities to cast its eye towards the continent, scholars could not have anticipated how two centuries of globalization would knit the globe more closely together. Technology transformed trans-oceanic travel from a lengthy, […]

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Global Affairs capstones reviewed

Last semester, the first class of seniors in the newly created Global Affairs major completed their senior capstone projects.

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Durang DRA ’74 collapses during ‘Kiss Me, Kate’

Playwright Christopher Durang DRA ’74 collapsed onstage Saturday during a performance of Cole Porter’s acclaimed musical, “Kiss Me, Kate.” While beginning an encore of the song “Brush Up Your Shakespeare,” Durang jumped down two steps but missed his footing on the landing, said house manager Eric Gershman. When Durang did not get up, Gershman said […]

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Former ambassador Marc Grossman to come to Yale

Former U.S. Special Envoy to Afghanistan and Pakistan Marc Grossman will be coming to Yale as a senior fellow with the Jackson Institute of Global Affairs. According to a Thursday email announcing Grossman’s appointment, the former ambassador will come to Yale three times this semester to interact with students and will teach a course through […]

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Law Ph.D. gets first applications

The Yale Law School Ph.D. program received 82 applications for five spots in its inaugural class.

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