University | 8:57 pm | August 30, 2012 | By Antonia Woodford

Harvard students caught up in cheating scandal

Harvard Yard

Harvard’s Administrative Board is investigating 125 undergraduates for cheating on a take-home final exam. In what Boston.com calls “the largest cheating scandal in recent memory to hit the Ivy League,” nearly half of the students in the lecture “Government 1310: Introduction to Congress” are accused of collaborating by email or other methods on short-answer questions »

University | 4:10 pm | August 25, 2012 | By Gavan Gideon

Berry to chair Academic Review Committee

Economics professor Steven Berry will chair a committee this year responsible for reviewing the allocation of faculty positions across departments, Provost Peter Salovey announced in a Friday memo to the Faculty of Arts and Sciences. Appointment of the Academic Review Committee follows a recommendation made in a spring report on faculty resources that an academic »

University | 11:36 pm | August 23, 2012 | By James Lu

Kissinger Fellow Crocker faces DUI, hit-and-run charges

Ryan Crocker, a former U.S. ambassador to Iraq and a Yale Kissinger Fellow scheduled to teach this fall, faces drunk driving and hit-and-run charges in Washington state.

Former U.S. Ambassador Ryan Crocker, who was named Yale’s first Kissinger Senior Fellow earlier this month, is facing drunk driving and hit-and-run charges in Washington state. On Aug. 14, Crocker hit a semi-truck in Spokane Valley, Wash., when he tried to make a right turn from the left lane, before registering a .160 and .152 »

University | 9:45 am | August 8, 2012 | By Daniel Sisgoreo

‘Class Roulette’ aims to mimic Bluebooking

As the Yale administration phases out the Blue Book, one student is looking to bring the spontaneity of flipping through the print course catalog into the digital realm. Geoffrey Litt ’14 created the website Yale Class Roulette, which shows students a randomly generated set of Yale classes at the push of the space bar. His »

University | 6:35 pm | April 18, 2012 | By Antonia Woodford

Yale to offer three new humanities postdocs

For the first time, the University will offer three postdoctoral fellowships in the humanities and humanistic sciences for recent Ph.D. graduates during the coming academic year. The two-year fellowships come as part of efforts to build a larger postdoctoral community in the humanities at the University. They are open to students who completed doctoral programs »