SEAS receives $20 million donation
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.
NSF renews funds for summer research program
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.
Student petition calls for CS faculty increase
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.
Post-bac program aims to increase diversity in sciences
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.
CS50 begins hiring process
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.