Award-winning journalist Bob Woodward ’65 will teach a journalism seminar in the spring semester, according to the tentative 2013-’14 English course list. English 467, “Journalism,” is an application-based intensive journalistic workshop taught during the fall and spring semesters. According to the course list, which was emailed to all English majors on Wednesday, journalist Steven Brill »
The Yale College Dean’s Office announced the winners of the six Yale College Teaching Prizes for 2013 on Thursday. Each year, candidates for the prizes are nominated by students, and the final decision is made by the Committee on Teaching, Learning & Advising. Read the list of this year’s recipients below: Yale College-Sidonie Miskimin Prize »
Proposals to change Yale’s grading system have been tabled until next fall, said Yale College Dean Mary Miller.
More than 1,200 Yalies have signed an online petition launched Monday night urging faculty members to oppose a proposal that would transition Yale from a letter-grade to a 100-point grading system. Josh Kalla ’14 and Baobao Zhang ’13, a former multimedia editor for the News, circulated the petition to the student body yesterday. In a »
Students concerned about potential changes to Yale’s grading system have launched a movement protesting the recommendations of the Yale College Ad-Hoc Committee on Grading, which is considering changing Yale’s grading system to a 100-point scale. The movement began when Scott Stern ’15 sent an email to the Yale community in a call to arms against »