Isaac Yu
Staff Reporter
Isaac Yu writes about Yale's faculty and academics. He is a production and design editor for the News, runs the News' Instagram page and previously covered transportation and urban planning in New Haven. Hailing from Garland, Texas, he is a Berkeley College sophomore majoring in Urban Studies.
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Faculty salary gap will take years to close, administrators say

Yale’s faculty salaries increasingly fell behind those of its peers over the last decade, a trend administrators will attempt to rectify through incremental changes.

Mary Li Hsu ’80, who nurtured Asian American life at Yale, dies at 63

Hsu, who as an undergraduate advocated for Asian Americans on campus, later returned to her alma mater as the first director of the Asian American Cultural Center as well as an assistant dean.

Strobel commits to increasing faculty size, salaries in annual address

In his speech to members of Yale’s Faculty of Arts & Sciences about the year’s budget priorities, the Provost also committed to expanding childcare benefits and increasing staff paid family leave to eight weeks.

Urban Studies draws new alumni network

Connecting graduates from across schools and fields, the network seeks to bolster professional opportunities for undergraduates in the major.

Yale economists react to increased inflation

Four Yale economics professors expressed varying levels of concern about new inflation figures released Wednesday morning.

Bandy Lee lawyers file counter to Yale’s motion to dismiss suit

The disagreement hinges on the scope of academic freedom, and whether it gives the University blanket control over faculty appointments.

Cyclist injured in hit and run outside Schwarzman Center

The incident took place at the intersection of Grove and College.

“Firing on all pistons”: Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations bounces back

The department — which teaches everything from modern literature to archaeological excavation — has seen an infusion of new faculty over the past five years.

Fire starts at Berkeley College

Emergency services arrive and students evacuate as fire starts near Berkeley late Wednesday afternoon.

Child care remains burdensome for Yale’s working parents

Though COVID-19 cases remain low, children have returned to school and the University Provost has announced new benefits, Yale’s working parents say that securing affordable, quality child care remains taxing — and that it disproportionately affects women in the workplace.

Mother of two Stacey Bonet said that COVID fears remain in play.
Mother of two Stacey Bonet said that COVID fears remain in play.
FAS Senate calls for Yale to put academic freedom safeguards in gift policies

The Senate released its resolution after its investigation into history professor Beverly Gage’s resignation from the Grand Strategy program.