Isaac Yu
Staff Reporter
Isaac Yu was the News' managing editor. He covered transportation and faculty as a reporter and laid out the front page of the weekly print edition. He co-founded the News' Audience desk, which oversees social media and the newsletter. He was a leader of the News' Asian American and low-income affinity groups. Hailing from Garland, Texas, Isaac is a Berkeley College junior majoring in American Studies.
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Salovey unveils committee to assess Yale’s gift policy

In an email to faculty, Salovey detailed the charge and make-up of new committee, which will review Yale’s current gift procedures and suggest amendments.

With add/drop here to stay, University looks to improve

Early registration, part of outgoing Yale College Dean Marvin Chun’s legacy, has become a permanent fixture at the College, and soon will be piloted at the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences.

Professors reflect on time spent at Yale-NUS

In light of the August announcement that the Yale-NUS partnership would be dissolved, New Haven-based faculty who have spent time in Singapore spoke about their experiences teaching and living in another country.

Salovey to establish committee to ensure academic freedom in financial gifts

Following months of faculty pressure to protect academic freedom, Salovey will convene a committee to evaluate Yale’s current set of gift policies.

DOJ weighs China Initiative as Yale faculty sign onto open letter calling for its dissolution

Recent decisions at Harvard and MIT confirmed professors’ concerns about the Justice Department’s campaign against academic espionage. Fresh scrutiny and the possible end of the Initiative has Yale’s advocates looking towards what comes next.

Faculty committee eyes incoming endowment funds

An ad hoc group of nine faculty members convened by the Faculty of Arts and Sciences Senate is preparing recommendations on how Yale should spend its recent windfall.

SOM professor’s summit draws 100 university presidents, CEOs

The nation’s academic and business elite rubbed elbows on a Wednesday morning call hosted by the Chief Executive Leadership Institute.

Political science, Yale’s second-most popular major, adds requirements and new thesis track

The department will add methodology and intermediate lecture requirements as well as an honors thesis track, with changes going into effect starting with the class of 2026.

DATA: Yale’s Most Popular Courses

In the third installment of a project last seen in the spring of 2020, the News analyzed the classes that are the most shopped and trending day to day.

Jonathan Spence, acclaimed professor of Chinese history, dies at 85

For more than 40 years, Jonathan Spence GRD ’61 GRD ’65 lit up packed lecture halls with vivid stories of emperors and everyday people that […]

2021: Year in Photos

In 2021, Yale Daily News photographers captured protesters gathering at Beinecke Plaza, athletes midair at the Yale-Harvard football game and the inner workings of New Haven’s first COVID-19 vaccine clinics.