BREAKING: Economics chair Polak named provost

Two-month provost search ends with ceremony in Luce Hall.

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BREAKING: New provost to be appointed today

Yale administrators will announce the University's next provost at 4:15 p.m.

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Phi Beta Kappa inducts 71

At the conclusion of the fall semester, 13 juniors and 58 seniors were inducted into Yale’s chapter of the Phi Beta Kappa honor society. Admission to Phi Beta Kappa, the nation’s oldest honor society, is determined by the percentage of straight-A grades earned in college coursework. Yale taps students for the society in three elections […]

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Stanley McChrystal releases memoir

On Monday, four-star general and Yale lecturer Stanley McChrystal released his long-awaited memoir “My Share of the Task: A Memoir,” which discusses for the first time McChrystal’s resignation in 2010. McChrystal, who lost his job as commander of U.S. forces in Afghanistan after deriding the Obama administration in an article for the Rolling Stone, currently serves […]

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Nolen-Hoeksema ’82, dedicated psychology professor, dies at 53

Susan Nolen-Hoeksema ’82, described by her colleagues and students as a devoted, generous teacher, died Wednesday.

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Psychology department chair dies

Psychology professor Susan Nolen-Hoeksema ’82 died this Wednesday in Yale-New Haven Hospital.

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Students see grades without completing evaluations

What appeared to be a computer glitch in Yale’s online grade-posting system was rectified Friday. Students normally receive an email alert when a grade has been posted online and cannot access the grade until completing an end-of-term evaluation for the course. But this semester, students did not receive notifications when professors posted grades, and were […]

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David Brooks to teach ‘Humility’

New York Times columnist David Brooks will teach a course entitled “Humility” this spring. The course will examine “the premise that human beings are blessed with many talents, but are also burdened by sinfulness, ignorance and weakness,” according to Yale OCI. Brooks told the New York Magazine that while he recognized the course’s name might […]

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Students look to ‘save’ Educational Studies program

“Save the Ed,” a group of students concerned about the future of Yale’s Educational Studies program, is working to generate dialogue on campus about the future of the program. Roughly 35 students gathered in St. Anthony’s Hall on Friday for a panel discussion on the future of educational studies at Yale. The panel, which featured […]

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Miller weighs in on 2012 Mayan apocalypse

Using the imminent Dec. 21, 2012 apocalypse as an excuse to put off studying for your econ final? Well you might want to think again, because according to prominent Mayan scholar and Yale College Dean Mary Miller, the world will not end in 2012. “I’m no seer, but I am confident that December 22 will […]

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Faculty consider online education

Nearly every seat in Connecticut Hall was filled at Thursday’s Yale College faculty meeting in which professors discussed expanding Yale’s online presence.

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Provost announces teaching initiative

Provost Peter Salovey is working to encourage high-quality teaching among professors at Yale.

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