Interfaith conference encourages dialogue

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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New deputy provost to address faculty diversity

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

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

Before 2009, the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies never had more than one female professor at a time.

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F&ES professor dies at 78

Siccama joined the Yale faculty in 1967. A prominent field naturalist, he published over 120 papers and was considered an expert on forest ecosystems of the northeastern U.S.

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Researchers develop green walls

Researchers at the Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies are out to turn a tower into a wall.

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FES faculty receive research awards

Last week, Dean Peter Crane and Professor Chadwick Oliver, both of the Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies (FES), received awards for their research.

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