Comp Sci surge strains department

January 24, 2014 • 0
According to Eisenstat, the number of computer science majors has risen sharply in past years.

iPad usage in classrooms expands

January 24, 2014 • 0
When ecology and evolutionary biology professor Linda Puth took her field ecology class to Horse Island, she used to face a problem: Many of the island’s species were invasive, which meant they did not figure in the field guides students used to identify the marine organisms. This fall, though, Puth’s students simply whipped out their »

Ybb+ closure prompts questions about data rules

January 22, 2014 • 0
A campus-wide debate over Yale’s attitudes toward data sharing has snowballed out of the original YBB+ controversy.
Professor Diana Kleiner, a member on the University’s committee on online education, will be featuring “Roman Architecture” on Coursera.

With Coursera, Yale’s online education expands

January 16, 2014 • 0
This morning, 40,000 students from all over the world will tune into Art History Professor Diana Kleiner's class via Coursera.

Salovey condemns academic boycott of Israel

January 15, 2014 • 0
President Salovey issued a statement condemning the American Studies Association’s academic boycott of Israel.

On Coursera, faculty still has questions

December 6, 2013 • 0
Weeks before Yale launches its first Coursera offerings, the faculty debate on the University’s online education initiatives continues to develop.

Academic minors to be weighed again

December 5, 2013 • 0
Three years after Yale College faculty members struck down a proposal to introduce academic minors into the undergraduate curriculum, the Yale College Council plans to try again.

With online education, one size does not fit all

December 3, 2013 • 0
A recent media blitz promoting Yale’s online education efforts culminated in a showcase highlighting digital initiatives at the University.

History Department considers further changes

November 22, 2013 • 0
The History Department has voted to move forward with a proposal to further overhaul the major.

As Yale talks grade deflation, Princeton pulls back

November 22, 2013 • 0
While Yale’s ad hoc committee on grading examines grading policies, Princeton is reassessing its own experiment with grade deflation.
Dean Miller

Miller rumored to depart deanship

November 20, 2013 • 0
Yale College Dean Mary Miller appears poised to step down from her administrative position.

EP&E and Global Affairs to remain exclusive

November 15, 2013 • 0
Yale’s application-only academic majors will not open their doors to all students any time soon.