Carly Wanna
Staff Reporter
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Gender disparities in STEM persist

Yale continues to confer more degrees in the physical sciences and engineering fields to male students, in line with national trends. During the 2016–2017 academic […]

FAS Senate votes against closed session

The Faculty of Arts and Sciences Senate voted against FAS Dean Tamar Gendler’s request that the February meeting enter into closed section –– which would […]

Students, faculty advocate for ethnic studies

Students and faculty continue to call on Yale to increase the number of faculty of color and of professors teaching ethnic studies.

Yale Health premiums continue to rise for employees, postdoctoral fellows

Yale employee health care premiums — monthly fees paid to insurance or health plans — have risen through the years, reflecting a nationwide trend in […]

ExComm axes “guilt” plea before hearings

The Executive Committee — the Yale College body responsible for ruling on alleged disciplinary infractions — revised its hearing procedures so that students will not […]

English department boasts largest faculty

The English department boasts the highest number of faculty members within the Faculty of Arts and Sciences and, according to Department Chair Langdon Hammer ’80 […]

Faculty weigh in on faculty excellence initiative

Two months after the University announced that an additional $24 million was to be allocated to faculty recruitment and retainment, faculty members remain uncertain how […]

STEM profs weigh in on cheating

According to a recent News survey, students are more likely to cheat in STEM classes. But many faculty members in mathematics and sciences told the […]

Faculty split on admin structure

Yale will conduct an internal review of its administrative structure this spring, five years after the University added the position of Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences to the University cabinet.

Phi Beta Kappa: Who gets in, and who is left behind?

This past December, 61 seniors and 15 juniors were inducted into Phi Beta Kappa — an academic honor society that recognizes juniors and seniors based […]

Committee formed to study faculty activity

The Faculty of Arts and Sciences has created a committee to recommend systems for tracking how faculty use their time across the FAS in response […]