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Students, excited but cautious, respond to SEAS donation

March 27, 2015 • 0
All students interviewed were ecstatic about the announcement, but many were careful to temper their enthusiasm — even with the donation, CS at Yale is far from where it needs to be, they said.
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SEAS receives $20 million donation

March 26, 2015 • 0
The donations come with an agreement that the University’s Computer Science Department will move into SEAS. The department will add five new faculty positions, increasing its size by 25 percent.
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Lawsuits claim sexual misconduct by Yale physician

In two federal lawsuits, seven individuals have leveled new charges of sexual misconduct against a Yale doctor and the university that, until last year, employed him.
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NSF renews funds for summer research program

March 3, 2015 • 0
Thanks to a grant from the National Science Foundation, Yale will once again host eight to 10 undergraduates from across this country this summer to conduct independent science research.
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Library acquires 2,700 VHS tapes

March 3, 2015 • 0
Yale has become the first institution in the country to actively collect VHS tapes.
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Student petition calls for CS faculty increase

March 2, 2015 • 0
As of 11:30 p.m. last night, 289 Yale students and affiliates had signed a petition calling for the University administration to increase the number of faculty in the Computer Science Department.
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Admins, students differ in vision for Engineers Week

February 25, 2015 • 0
On Monday, students in the Yale Center for Engineering Innovation and Design displayed rockets, telescopes and rovers to kick off Yale’s third annual Engineers Week.
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Post-bac program aims to increase diversity in sciences

February 25, 2015 • 0
After spending almost a year working with Yale faculty in the Combined Program in the Biological and Biomedical Sciences, the first class of the Yale Post-baccalaureate Research Education Program (PREP) has begun to hear back from the graduate schools to which they applied.
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SOM, FES to collaborate on Global Network projects

February 19, 2015 • 0
For the first time, the School of Management’s global commitment is expanding to another school within Yale — the School of Forestry & Environmental Studies.
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Yale launches minority outreach program in STEM

February 19, 2015 • 0
In an effort to create greater student diversity in the sciences at Yale, the University has looked abroad for inspiration.
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CS grad students call for increase in department faculty size

February 17, 2015 • 0
Expressing dismay with the state of their department, 19 Computer Science graduate students released an open letter today urging the administration to dramatically increase the size of the department’s faculty.
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CS50 begins hiring process

February 16, 2015 • 0
A little over three weeks ago, Yale computer science professor Brian Scassellati was at the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy when the office’s assistant director pulled him aside. He told Scassellati that the office has been closely watching the development of the joint Harvard-Yale CS50.