Students will still be able to find jobs on campus even after the undergraduate student body expands by 800, administrators say -— even though they have no plans to increase the number of jobs available.
September 23, 2016
A dozen undergraduate and graduate students will present their summer research on boundary-pushing topics ranging from housing design in Kakuma refugee camps to transnational activism in opera, as part of a symposium today organized by the Center for the Study of Race, Indigeneity and Transnational Migration.
With the two new residential colleges nearing completion, the University is responding to faculty concerns about how it will maintain the quality of undergraduate education as the Yale College population grows.
September 22, 2016
At labor hearings in Hartford over the past week and a half, the University mounted further arguments against graduate students’ plan to hold separate union elections in 10 departments, with top administrators testifying that individual departments are not distinct units.
September 21, 2016
The Faculty of Arts and Sciences’ vote last week to shorten the tenure clock is important, but may not be enough to solve problems of junior faculty attrition, professors interviewed this week said.
September 20, 2016
The Faculty of Arts and Sciences voted Thursday evening to shorten by one year the University’s unusually long tenure clock, which some have blamed for the attrition of talented junior faculty at Yale.
September 16, 2016
In the wake of a major announcement about Yale’s newest faculty diversity initiative, excitement about a series of new hires this fall has been tempered by concerns over a lack of transparency about funding for the overall project.
September 15, 2016
As the class of 2020 begins to settle in on campus, the Center for Teaching and Learning is introducing a new peer-to-peer mentorship initiative called the “Academic Strategies Program” to further ease students’ transition into college life.
Amid growing student interest and scholarship, the Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies program has received a temporary boost in its teaching capacity through four visiting scholars. Still, the long-term future of its permanent faculty body remains uncertain.
September 14, 2016
Yale laid out its case against graduate student unionization before the regional National Labor Relations Board in Hartford on Monday, on the first day of a hearing scheduled to continue through the rest of the week.
September 13, 2016
Amid persistent allegations of sexual harassment and abuse of power within the Spanish and Portuguese Department, Spanish professor Roberto González Echevarría GRD ’70 — who has been at the heart of many of the allegations — is not at Yale this term, although no public explanation of his absence has been given.
September 9, 2016