Apr 10th, 2012
1:05 am
April 10th, 2012 | University
Six professors win teaching prizes

Six Yale College teaching prizes for 2012 have been awarded to professors in departments ranging from history to psychology to geology and geophysics, the Dean’s Office announced Monday. Recipients of the prizes are nominated by students and then chosen by the Committee on Teaching, Learning and Advising. Yale College Dean Mary Miller will host a […]

Apr 5th, 2012
7:06 pm
April 5th, 2012 | University
Open Yale adds seven new courses

Open Yale Courses, the initiative that makes video lectures of Yale College courses available for free online, added seven new courses to its website today. The courses range from philosophy and cognitive science professor Tamar Gendler’s “Philosophy and the Science of Human Nature” to history professor Paul Freedman’s “The Early Middle Ages” and courses in […]

Apr 4th, 2012
11:45 pm
April 4th, 2012 | University
Woodward, Bernstein use Yale students as bad example

Yale students came up during a Tuesday talk with Bob Woodward ’65 and Carl Bernstein, two journalists famed for digging up the Watergate Scandal for The Washington Post — and it wasn’t for their great wit. The talk, titled “Watergate 4.0: How Would the Story Unfold in the Digital Age?”, focused on whether web-savvy youths […]

Apr 3rd, 2012
11:26 pm
April 3rd, 2012 | University
Seven professors awarded tenure

Seven professors were awarded tenure at a Board of Permanent Officers meeting last Thursday, Yale College Dean Mary Miller said in an email to the News. Ian Quinn, an associate professor of music, Caleb Smith, an associate professor of English, Barry McCrea, an associate professor of comparative literature and English, Beverly Gage, an associate professor […]

Apr 3rd, 2012
12:05 pm
April 3rd, 2012 | University
Princeton Review ranks top 300 U.S. professors

Think your professors are the best in America? A new book out today from the Princeton Review “The Best 300 Professors,” names America’s top professors — and only two Yale faculty made the cut. Paul Bracken, a professor of management and political science at the School of Management, and Karen von Kunes, a senior lector […]

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