Thomas Near named Saybrook master
Ecology and Evolutionary Biology professor Thomas Near will be the next master of Saybrook College, University President Peter Salovey announced to a crowd of students Friday evening in the college's dining hall.
Christakis named Silliman master
Sociology professor Nicholas Christakis will be the new master of Silliman College, University President Peter Salovey announced to a dining hall full of excited Sillimanders Thursday.
GESO releases report addressing college expansion
The Graduate Student and Employees Organization, released a report yesterday to call attention to the University’s unresolved questions about teaching positions and faculty diversity as Yale College prepares to expand.
YLS alters grading policies
In the wake of an announcement on new grading policies, Yale Law School students and faculty expressed mixed views on the school’s unorthodox system of grading.
New photo lab to open on West Campus
A new research lab at Yale’s Institute for the Preservation of Cultural Heritage will bring photography conservation and preservation into focus.
Tensions flare at mental health forum
Tensions ran high and voices were raised at yesterday’s forum on mental health and counseling. And as students pressured administrators for answers, questions lingered as to whether more transparency would come in the wake of the conversation.
Student government, on a comparative shoestring
At Columbia University, the Student Council has an annual budget of just under $1 million, according to the council’s president, Peter Bailinson. At Harvard, the Undergraduate Council receives an annual stipend of $450,000, while the University of Pennsylvania’s Undergraduate Assembly has an allocated budget of $2.1 million.