Uncategorized | 9:10 pm | April 27, 2011 | By David Burt

Yale to offer Dutch

Students will hear a new language in classrooms next year. Yale will offer both introductory and intermediate Dutch next fall, said Nelleke Van Deusen-Scholl, director of the Center for Language Study. She said Dutch is a useful European language, especially for research in subjects such as history, political science and art history. “I hope interest »

Uncategorized | 1:33 pm | April 19, 2011 | By David Burt

Teaching awards announced

George Levesque, assistant dean of academic affairs, announced the six winners of Yale College’s 2011 teaching prizes to the News today. Yale College Dean Mary Miller will hold a public reception to celebrate the winners on Monday, April 25, at 5:30 pm in the Linonia and Brothers Room of Sterling Memorial Library. Read the list »

Uncategorized | 12:34 am | April 17, 2011 | By David Burt

Yale changes ExComm guidelines

The University has changed its undergraduate regulations to follow clarified Title IX guidelines from the Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights. According to the Yale College website, complainants will now have the right to request an appeal before the Yale College Executive Committee, or ExComm, in cases of sexual misconduct. Previously, petitions for appeals »

Uncategorized | 12:23 pm | April 7, 2011 | By David Burt

Six professors promoted

Six professors were selected for promotion at Wednesday’s Board of Permanent Officers meeting, Yale College Dean Mary Miller told the News. See the list below: Gregory Huber, who is a tenured associate political science professor, will become a tenured full professor. Joshua Knobe, philosophy and psychology professor – assistant professor to tenured associate professor. Stefanie »

Uncategorized | 7:53 pm | March 22, 2011 | By David Burt

Deputy provost writes about gender inequality for Times

The inequality of gender roles persist in part because women support wide ranges of public policy, according to a submission to the New York Times’ “Room for Debate” by Frances Rosenbluth, deputy provost for social sciences and faculty development. The Times asked her to reflect on why women are not more outraged that women are »