Miranda Wollen
Staff Reporter
Miranda Wollen covers Faculty and Academics for the News; she also writes very silly pieces for the WKND. She is a sophomore in Silliman College double majoring in English and Classics.
Author Archive
PROFILE: Sarah Tishkoff, the geneticist leading a historic genetic variation study

Sarah Tishkoff, a 2022 Wilbur Cross recipient and award-winning geneticist, sat down for an interview with the News about the human genome, ethical population research and rollerblading.

Blurbs: New Year’s Resolutions

I’ve never been a New Year’s Resolution type of gal. It’s just not for me — picking some aspect of my life that I want […]

Ramsay MacMullen, Emeritus professor of history and classics, dies at 94

One of the most prominent Roman historians of the past century and an avid hiker, Professor Ramsay Macmullen is remembered for his inexhaustible knowledge and his prolific writings.

The strengths — and pitfalls — of Yale College advising

The News spoke to eight students and faculty members about how college and major advisers work across Yale College

The Pete Davidson Effect

With his gangly arms and dark undereye bags, Pete Davidson looks like he’s spent too much time at computer science office hours. He also bagged […]

GPSS passes resolution supporting Iranian protesters

On Dec. 1, the Graduate & Professional Student Senate passed a resolution condemning Iranian government violence in the face of civil protest. The statement was passed in solidarity with MENA, PSA and YCC.

Grad students head to the polls today and tomorrow. What would a recognized union look like?

Yale’s graduate and professional student workers will vote in a federal unionization process this week, with results expected in January.

PROFILE: Philip Ewell ’01, the cellist shaping music theory’s racial reckoning

Dr. Philip Ewell, a 2022 Wilbur Cross recipient and music theorist, sat down with the News to discuss his boundary-breaking career since Yale, white supremacy and Phish.

Yale spoofers threatened with legal action by Students for Life America

After interviewing Kristan Hawkins of Students for Life America as part of a satirical video on anti-abortion activism, a team of Yale filmmakers has been hit with two cease-and-desist notices.

Boycotting judges invited to speak at Yale Law School

A letter from two federal judges currently publicly protesting alleged attacks on free speech at Yale Law School indicates they received an invitation to appear at a panel in January.

PROFILE: Virginia Dominguez ’73 GRD ’79, an anthropologist looking to the future

The News sat down with Dominguez, a 2022 Wilbur Cross Recipient, to discuss her Cuban grandparents, the first class of Yale College women and anthropology’s bad rap.