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Interfaith conference encourages dialogue

February 16, 2015
Breakin’ with Buddha, W{holy} Queer, Demystifying American Indian Spirituality and Student Responses to Acts of Intolerance were just a few titles of the sessions held at “Coming Together,” an interfaith conference held at Yale this weekend.
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Microaggressions pervasive on college campuses, study says

February 1, 2015
A study by the Harvard Voices of Diversity Project, published at the end of 2014, has found that regardless of the kind of campus, geographical location and admission standards, microaggressions are a major problem for colleges.
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Conference aims to inspire women physicists

January 20, 2015
This weekend, over 170 women from 55 campuses across the Northeast came together on Yale’s campus for the American Physical Society’s annual Conference for Undergraduate Women in Physics (CuWiP).
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Interfaith movement at Yale mirrors national trend

January 12, 2015
Though young Americans are increasingly reporting no religious affiliation, the interfaith movement at Yale is growing.
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Diversity report may spur change

November 20, 2014
Nine months after an external review found Yale to be lacking in faculty and administrative diversity, the University appears to be seriously considering the review’s recommendations.
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In faculty hiring, spouses pose unique challenge

November 14, 2014
Spousal hiring at a university poses a “dual-career problem” when two partners do not both receive positions at the same institution or city, forcing one of them to reject an otherwise desirable offer.
Richard Bribiescas will become the first deputy provost for faculty development and diversity.
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New deputy provost to address faculty diversity

November 13, 2014
Anthropology Department chair Richard Bribiescas will serve as the first deputy provost for faculty development and diversity at the University.
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After 41 years of co-education, gender gaps in majors endure

November 6, 2014
According to students and faculty interviewed, a lack of female majors in STEM fields often discourages incoming women from pursuing studies in those fields.
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FES tackles gender imbalance

October 15, 2014
Before 2009, the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies never had more than one female professor at a time.
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Researchers develop green walls

September 19, 2014
Researchers at the Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies are out to turn a tower into a wall.
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Radio show raises climate change awareness

September 3, 2014
In less time than it takes to brush your teeth, a new radio series out of the Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies is spreading climate change awareness.
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Conference considers energy future

April 18, 2014
According to experts at the Yale Climate and Energy Institute’s annual conference, the state of global energy in 2030 remains uncertain.