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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.
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STEM students upset by lab credits without grades

February 11, 2015 • 0
Every week, Hemali Shah ’16 spends 10 to 15 hours working in a chemistry lab. She receives credit but no grade, thanks to recent changes in Yale grading policy.
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Students create breathing device for premature infants

February 11, 2015 • 0
Katy Chan '15 hopes PremieBreathe, a low-cost respiratory aid for neonatal infants, may one day save the lives of infants in developing countries.
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At CEID, design courses proliferate

February 5, 2015 • 0
This semester, over 100 students are enrolled in the six courses offered at the CEID, up from only 14 students in 2012.
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YES Weekend aims to pull in more STEM students

February 4, 2015 • 0
This Valentine’s Day, 80 to 100 prefrosh who received “likely letters” of admission may not meet their special someone, but they will get to hear from Yale’s Nobel Prize Laureate James Rothman ’71.
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MCDB class hopes to “Shake it Off”

January 29, 2015 • 0
Molecular, cellular and developmental biology professor Joseph Wolenski is writing song lyrics for his next biology-themed parody music video, set to feature his undergraduate lab students and — if she agrees to Wolenski’s multiple email requests — seven-time Grammy award winner Taylor Swift.