Evan Gorelick
Staff Reporter
Evan Gorelick covers faculty and academics. Originally from Woodbridge, Connecticut, he is a sophomore in Timothy Dwight College majoring in English and economics.
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Students and faculty reflect on one-week add-drop period without Friday classes

This semester, the University shortened add-drop period to a single week, a move exacerbating concerns brought by last year’s elimination of shopping period.

University promotes administrators to roles vacated by Yale College Dean Pericles Lewis

As Pericles Lewis has ascended to the role of Dean of Yale College, the University is ushering in new administrators to fill the roles he […]

John Merriman, history professor known for animated lectures, dies at 75

John Merriman, who spent much of his career researching and teaching modern French history at Yale, passed away earlier this year.

Yale’s data science institute to launch in October as part of University-wide push toward STEM

The Kline Tower Institute, a new data science initiative, will launch on Oct. 14, but will not move into its namesake until renovations are complete next summer.

ER&M continues to grow in wake of 2019 protests

In March 2019, 13 faculty members withdrew from Yale’s program in Ethnicity, Race and Migration, citing the University’s lack of support. After national protest and […]

Yale’s “universal pass/fail” experiment and its lasting impacts

When classes moved online in spring 2020, students rallied for a “universal pass” system to address concerns of educational inequity. Although the University opted for […]

From pandemic recovery to growth equity: Mayor Elicker’s evolving agenda

Just weeks after taking the mayoral office in 2019, Justin Elicker quickly found his office consumed by the harsh realities of the COVID-19 pandemic.  But […]

Three candidates nominated for Yale Corporation election in first year without petition process 

The Yale Corporation Alumni Fellow election is currently underway and will conclude in late May when a candidate is elected to the Yale Corporation.

Graduate and professional students condemn new Yale Corporation election policy

Students raise call of “speculative fear mongering” with change prohibiting candidates to petition for election to Board of Trustees.

“I’m just kind of disappointed”: students reflect on early registration

Students remain largely dissatisfied with the early registration process, which the College launched in 2021 to replace Yale’s traditional shopping period.

Sidney Altman, Nobel laureate and former Dean of Yale College, dies at 82

Altman served as Dean of Yale College from 1985-1989, and won a Nobel Prize in 1989 for his work on the catalytic properties of RNA.