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.
YES Weekend aims to pull in more STEM students
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.
MCDB class hopes to “Shake it Off”
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.