Segraves departing, but sciences will chug on
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.
Alpern comes under fire at Med School town hall
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.
Post Harvard donation, Yale CS faculty wait for their share
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.
Tight-knit community, mentoring attract engineering faculty
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.
Yalies dance for Ebola relief
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 »
Despite server crash, YHack flourishes
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.