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Political currents sway language enrollment

September 17, 2014 • 0
Enrollment in first-year Russian language courses is up approximately 30 percent from last year, forcing the department to open an additional section to accommodate the bump.
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Anti-Ivy League book triggers dissent

September 12, 2014 • 0
On Yale College Dean Jonathan Holloway’s desk rests a copy of “Excellent Sheep,” the controversial book by former Yale English professor William Deresiewicz that attacks the culture of America’s elite universities.
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New course system led to chaos, frustration

September 11, 2014 • 0
Over the course of last spring and this past summer, a new system for constructing Yale College’s course catalog caused severe headaches for academic administrators.
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New leadership structure sparks hope for change

September 5, 2014 • 0
Over the summer, Yale welcomed three new deans into the upper echelons of University governance.
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Faculty votes to extend final paper deadline

September 4, 2014 • 0
At a faculty meeting last May, professors moved the latest due date for final papers from the end of reading period to the end of exam period.
Previously, the Schell Center mainly served students at the Yale Law School (pictured above).
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Human rights program debuts for undergrads

August 28, 2014 • 0
Next spring, undergraduates will have the opportunity to enroll in a special academic program in human rights.
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Mahurin named Timothy Dwight Dean

May 4, 2014 • 0
Sarah Mahurin GRD '11 will be the next dean of Timothy Dwight College.
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New Silliman dean announced

April 29, 2014 • 0
Jessie Royce Hill, an admissions officer, has been named the next dean of Silliman College.
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Declining enrollment spurs DS to action

April 23, 2014 • 0
The Directed Studies program is taking advantage of Bulldog Days for its own recruitment.
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UP CLOSE |The University, online

April 17, 2014 • 0
The jury is still out on how online education will eventually change the face of higher education at large.
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Yale cuts Dutch language program

April 11, 2014 • 0
After reviving its Dutch program three years ago, Yale will drop the language from its course offerings at the end of this year.
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Professors weigh evaluations

April 4, 2014 • 0
Faculty members have begun to discuss potential tweaks to the course evaluation process.