Philip Rucker
They tellin’ about me

If you start with a wave as you draw near, followed by a “Hey, how you doin’?” and then ask for one of Tim’s N.Y. […]

Classes server will be redone

In an effort to synthesize the University’s multiple online administrative services, Yale officials are working to revamp the online classes server and will begin testing […]

Tenure may see major reform

In light of controversy regarding Yale’s tenure policies, the University’s Steering Committee of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences has been considering potential reforms to […]

Dean to treat students to dessert at 202 Prospect St.

Students with a craving for sweets and schmoozing are in luck. Yale College Dean Peter Salovey will soon begin hosting weekly “Desserts with the Dean” […]

Princeton adopts GPA rankings

Princeton University decided this week to rank undergraduates in quintiles based on grade point average and add the statistic to students’ academic records. A students’ […]

Stone Sweet adds internat’l flavor

In a move administrators characterized as a major boost to the University’s internationalization efforts, Yale tapped a leading scholar of comparative politics and international law […]

Sciences look at structure

Yale science professors are reviewing grading scales and requirements for undergraduate science courses, particularly those designed for non-science majors, in anticipation of the new distributional […]

Grad schools see foreign apps drop

Amid a more stringent visa process enacted after the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, the number of foreign students’ applications to American graduate schools dropped […]

Univ. forges ties with Chinese schools

A convoy of Yale administrators visited Beijing late last week to discuss new undergraduate academic collaborations with Chinese universities, acting in line with a broad […]

Harvard mirrors academic review

Late last spring, Harvard University released its first undergraduate curricular review in 30 years, recommending broad changes that were strikingly similar to those put forth […]

Interns support frosh

Freshmen expecting long nights of cramming for “Intensive Introductory Physics” need not go it alone. Thanks to Yale’s expansion of a mentor program, now they […]