Madison Hahamy
Staff Reporter
Madison Hahamy is a junior from Chicago, Illinois majoring in English and in Human Rights. She previously wrote for the Yale Daily News and served as Senior Editor for The New Journal.
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Mark Reed, Director of Undergraduate Studies for Electrical Engineering, dies at 66

Professor Mark Reed died on May 5 from causes not yet disclosed. People described his “genius” and caring nature.

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Tso-Ping Ma, Raymond J. Wean Professor of Electrical Engineering and Applied Physics, dies at 75

Tso-Ping Ma, the Raymond J. Wean Professor of Electrical Engineering and Applied Physics, died on April 6, 2021, at the age of 75. According to the School of Engineering and Applied Science’s website, his death occurred after a brief illness.

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New preregistration sows confusion, admin may reexamine details moving forward

The new preregistration system is not without its kinks, but the University has indicated a willingness to adapt the system in response to complaints.

14 Yale faculty recently elected to the American Academy of Arts & Sciences

On April 22, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences announced the election of 252 new members, 14 of whom are Yale faculty.

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Students and faculty reflect on the status of Asian American studies at Yale

In interviews with the News, three Asian American students and three faculty members all expressed a desire for more University support for Asian American studies, particularly in hiring more faculty members whose work deal with the subject area.

Steven Wilkinson to serve as acting FAS dean of social science

Pending the approval of the Yale Corporation — the University’s highest governing body — at its June meeting, Steven Wilkinson will begin a one-year term […]

UP CLOSE | ‘It’s hard to sustain your love for Yale when you feel like Yale doesn’t love you back’: Yale’s ‘second-class citizens’

Interviews with instructional faculty at Yale revealed a position that fares better than the national picture — but with much that can be improved.

As pandemic continues, cheating gains speed

The News conducted a survey of Yale undergraduates that showed approximately 50 percent of those who committed academic dishonesty did so for the first time during the virtual learning semesters.

Faculty, students weigh in on weekly seminars

Students and faculty expressed mixed feelings about classes that are taught as weekly 110-minute seminars.

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New course on anti-racist education allows for collaboration with Connecticut teachers

While remote learning has, for some, led to Zoom-induced migraines and overloaded schedules, Yalies in associate professor of American Studies and Ethnicity, Race and Migration […]

Three assistant professors join African American studies department, hiring searches continue

On the coattails of two senior faculty hires in African American studies, three additional scholars have received appointments in the department and will begin teaching […]