Matt Kristoffersen
Staff Reporter
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Yale to prepare for “residential/remote” model for fall 2020

In an email on Thursday, University administrators instructed faculty members to plan their undergraduate and graduate courses in accordance with “a residential/remote model” — a […]

Some researchers express reservations about safe return to labs

Away for several months because of the coronavirus pandemic, Yale’s researchers are finally starting to return to their labs. But even though University leadership gave […]

Internal slides detail potential plan for fall

As students await an official Yale College announcement about the fall semester, notes from a Tuesday faculty meeting outlined  details of ongoing academic planning — […]

Yale announces fall semester calendar changes, online finals

Months after Yale first moved classes online in light of the coronavirus pandemic, the University’s academic calendar outlines a fall semester with slight changes, although […]

Amid economic downturn, graduate students slated to receive more financial help

Graduate School of Arts and Sciences Dean Lynn Cooley announced additional financial support for doctoral candidates on Wednesday, following weeks of pressure from students and […]

Yale decision on fall semester still unknown

As coronavirus continues to infect scores of people across the world, the question of whether the fall semester will begin as regularly scheduled remains unanswered. […]

Zoe Berg
Tenure clocks extended, but instructional faculty left in limbo

The University-wide hiring freeze through June 2021 has left the future of many non-tenure-track faculty members in jeopardy. The hiring freeze, announced via an April […]

Zoe Berg
UP CLOSE: Yale Online: Can a remote education compare?

Byrne lawsuit can go to trial, judge rules

A former Yale Spanish and Portuguese professor’s lawsuit against Yale has been partially cleared to go to trial — potentially allowing a jury to evaluate […]

Yale College adopts universal pass/fail grading policy

Yale College will adopt a universal pass/fail policy for this semester’s grades, according to a Tuesday morning announcement from Yale College Dean Marvin Chun. The […]

Second faculty grading survey closes with confusion about voting eligibility

A day before Yale College Dean Marvin Chun was set to finalize the grading system for this semester, a faculty survey soliciting their preferred policy […]