Sex isn’t always safe at Yale

January 23, 2015 • 0
Exploring the numbers behind sexual health on campus.

Library receives $3 million for digital humanities lab

January 14, 2015 • 0
Yale University Library has received a $3 million award from the Goizueta Foundation to launch a Digital Humanities Laboratory in Sterling Memorial Library.

Spicing up computer engineering — with a vending machine

January 14, 2015 • 0
Late last fall, professor of electrical engineering and computer science Jakub Szefer bought a Coke machine off Craigslist. After driving into the middle of Hartford with a truck and handing over a couple hundred dollars, he returned to New Haven equipped with the new device to use in his “Introduction to Computer Engineering” class.

MCDB major to become more flexible

January 13, 2015 • 0
Now, MCDB majors seeking BAs will only have to take 11.5 course credits — a significant decrease in requirements from 18 credits — while BS candidates will still be required to take 18.5, although they will have more flexibility in choosing courses than before.

Segraves departing, but sciences will chug on

December 4, 2014 • 0
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

December 3, 2014 • 0
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.

Harvard approves joint CS50 venture

December 1, 2014 • 0
CS50 is coming to Yale.

Post Harvard donation, Yale CS faculty wait for their share

November 21, 2014 • 0
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

November 20, 2014 • 0
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.

At medical school, faculty unconvinced of task force’s value

November 17, 2014 • 0
Almost two weeks after its first meeting on Nov. 3 the Yale School of Medicine’s Gender Equity Task Force is remaining silent about its plans moving forward.

“Game-changer” grants awarded to Yale researchers

November 13, 2014 • 0
Two Yale researchers won grants from the National Science Foundation that may help reveal the secrets of the particles and life forms in the Universe.

Boyko planned to fight quarantine in court

November 11, 2014 • 0
After state authorities ordered that he remain quarantined for 20 days, Ryan Boyko GRD ’18 was planning to challenge the order in court.