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Segraves departing, but sciences will chug on

December 4, 2014 • 0
An avid backpacker, William Segraves plans to spend time in the wilderness after retiring as associate dean of science education for Yale College, effective this January.
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Alpern comes under fire at Med School town hall

December 3, 2014 • 0
Following weeks of controversy surrounding professional and sexual misconduct at the Yale School of Medicine, a Tuesday evening town hall meeting, moderated by School of Medicine Dean Robert Alpern, attracted over 100 faculty members with the promise of addressing their concerns.
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Harvard approves joint CS50 venture

December 1, 2014 • 0
CS50 is coming to Yale.
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Post Harvard donation, Yale CS faculty wait for their share

November 21, 2014 • 0
Last week, Harvard University announced a donation from former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer, estimated at $60 million, that will increase its computer science faculty by 50 percent. In response to the donation, Yale computer science professors interviewed expressed hope for similar growth in Yale’s faculty.
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Tight-knit community, mentoring attract engineering faculty

November 20, 2014 • 0
The recent slew of new engineering hires comprise a nearly 20 percent increase in faculty at the school. They said they value the strong mentoring from senior faculty members, the tight-knit community, one-on-one professor-student interactions and the liberal arts environment at Yale.
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At medical school, faculty unconvinced of task force’s value

November 17, 2014 • 0
Almost two weeks after its first meeting on Nov. 3 the Yale School of Medicine’s Gender Equity Task Force is remaining silent about its plans moving forward.
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“Game-changer” grants awarded to Yale researchers

November 13, 2014 • 0
Two Yale researchers won grants from the National Science Foundation that may help reveal the secrets of the particles and life forms in the Universe.
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Boyko planned to fight quarantine in court

November 11, 2014 • 0
After state authorities ordered that he remain quarantined for 20 days, Ryan Boyko GRD ’18 was planning to challenge the order in court.
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Yalies dance for Ebola relief

November 7, 2014 • 0
One week after being released from quarantine, Ryan Boyko GRD ’18 received a welcoming hug from Associate Dean of the School of Art Samuel Messer — signaling the community’s embrace of Boyko’s Ebola relief efforts. Boyko, who was quarantined for three weeks after helping model the Ebola epidemic in Liberia, served as a guest speaker »
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Professor tapped to teach CS50 at Yale

November 3, 2014 • 0
Yale is one step closer to joining forces with Harvard — at least in computer science.
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Faculty describe mood of “fear” in cardiology department

November 3, 2014 • 0
On the walls of the Yale School of Medicine hang the portraits of previous deans and acclaimed scholars. They have one thing in common — all are male.
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Despite server crash, YHack flourishes

November 3, 2014 • 0
On Friday and Saturday, the rooms of West Campus 410 were so crowded that Yale Hackathon organizer and founder Kevin Tan ’16 could not find a place to hold a meeting.