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.
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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.

Eased restrictions in history major signal reform

November 14, 2013 • 0
For the class of 2015 and beyond, Yale’s history department will ease its major requirements.

University honors veterans at ceremony

November 12, 2013 • 0
Over 100 people gathered on Monday afternoon in Beinecke Plaza for the annual Veterans Day ceremony.

Grading committee drops numerical system

November 8, 2013 • 0
Since the faculty tabled the proposal to switch to numerical grades last spring, the Ad-Hoc Committee on Grading has turned its attention to less provocative ideas for grade reform.

Food studies may be offered in spring

November 7, 2013 • 0
A food studies program may be offered in the spring semester, according to three Yale faculty members interviewed.

YLS attracts Yale undergrads

November 7, 2013 • 0
Of the 199 students that matriculated to Yale Law School this year, 23 graduated from Yale College. This year’s figure is consistent with the past several years, during which the number of Yale College graduates entering YLS ranged from 23 to 33. Students and faculty interviewed credited this track record to Yale College’s strong liberal »

YCC to push for Credit/D/Fail changes

November 6, 2013 • 0
Despite the Yale College Council’s efforts, Credit/D/Fail policy is unlikely to change in the near future. The YCC aims to get the conversion deadline from Credit/D/Fail to the standard letter grade option pushed back by two weeks, according to YCC President Danny Avraham. Though the Committee on Honors and Academic Standing has rejected that proposal »

Study abroad numbers soar

October 31, 2013 • 0
The number of Yale students who study abroad jumped by 50 percent in the last year.

After Woodard’s death, dean’s office marches on

October 28, 2013 • 0
Administrators are beginning to discuss the appointment of an acting dean for Calhoun.