Miller and Pollard depart deanships

Yale College Dean Mary Miller and Graduate School Dean Tom Pollard will depart their deanships at the end of the academic year.

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Comp Sci surge strains department

According to Eisenstat, the number of computer science majors has risen sharply in past years.

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iPad usage in classrooms expands

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 […]

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Ybb+ closure prompts questions about data rules

A campus-wide debate over Yale’s attitudes toward data sharing has snowballed out of the original YBB+ controversy.

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“Zoo” overflows, forcing CS majors to annex

Enrollment in Computer Science courses is so high this semester that the “Zoo” —the department’s student workspace at 51 Prospect Street — will not accommodate the expected demand.

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Miller pens open letter on YBB+

Dean of Yale College Mary Miller has drafted a letter to the Yale community following the University's decision to enter into a dialogue with the creators of the popular website.

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With Coursera, Yale’s online education expands

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

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Salovey condemns academic boycott of Israel

President Salovey issued a statement condemning the American Studies Association’s academic boycott of Israel.

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Phi Beta Kappa members inducted

At Yale, admission to Phi Beta Kappa is determined by the percentage of straight-A grades in a transcript

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On Coursera, faculty still has questions

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

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Academic minors to be weighed again

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.

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With online education, one size does not fit all

A recent media blitz promoting Yale’s online education efforts culminated in a showcase highlighting digital initiatives at the University.

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