Isaac Yu
Staff Reporter
Isaac Yu writes about Yale's faculty and academics. He lays out the front page of the print edition, edits the News' Instagram and previously covered transportation and urban planning in New Haven. Hailing from Garland, Texas, he is a Berkeley College sophomore majoring in American Studies.
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Controversy at summer program sparks conversation on FGLI belonging

First-generation, low-income students and counselors spoke to the News about controversies that negatively impacted the First-Year Scholars at Yale program in the wake of the College Council’s first statement of the year.

Draft report shows administrative size and salaries soared as faculty hiring stalled

The draft report, which has so far not been endorsed or released by the Senate, expresses deep concerns about the University’s bureaucracy and represents a push towards shared governance.

New slate of faculty elected to restructured senate, two seats to be filled

The recently-expanded body, now named the FAS-SEAS Senate, held elections in May and will fill two vacant seats at its next meeting.

Bandy Lee complaint dismissed by federal judge; Lee says she will appeal

A federal judge has dismissed a high-profile lawsuit against the University in which former professor Bandy Lee alleged that she was wrongfully fired over public […]

Yale researchers use satellite images to locate detention camps in Russian-occupied Ukraine

The Yale School of Public Health’s Humanitarian Research Lab’s collaboration with the U.S. State Department is set to be discussed at the UN Security Council next Tuesday.

Yale Journalism Initiative sees director shakeup

Mark Oppenheimer ’96 is departing Yale’s journalism program after 16 years at its helm. His successor, a program alum, is a long-form freelance writer who worked as the Economist’s Argentina correspondent.

Senate raises further alarms about suspended professors

The FAS Senate passed a resolution urging Yale to establish a committee to review policies related to the protection of professors under federal scrutiny.

Welcome to the special issue: Amplifying AAPI Voices 2022

Welcome the Yale Daily News’ special issue celebrating Asian American and Pacific Islander communities! We are incredibly excited to present a mix of reported content and thoughtful personal essays as well as multimedia and artwork.

UP CLOSE | Is the Yale-China relationship in jeopardy?

A historical leader in forging relationships with Chinese academics, Yale has weathered the storm of rising geopolitical tensions. But as cracks begin to appear, the University's future actions could situate it as either a bridge — or another divide — between the United States and China.

Survey reveals strong feelings of exclusion among marginalized groups in Yale’s math department

A soon-to-be-released report shows that many in the math department are dissatisfied with departmental diversity. Interviews with members of the climate committee demonstrated the difficulties of diversifying the sciences, as well as the hopeful bright spots for progress.

“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.