William Porayouw
Staff Reporter
William Porayouw covered Woodbridge Hall for the News and previously reported on international strategy at Yale. Originally from Redlands, California, he is an economics and global affairs major in Davenport College.
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PROFILE: Dinny Risri Aletheiani makes Indonesian personal

For Aletheiani, a curriculum studies scholar with Javanese roots, Indonesian is more than about language skills — it’s about people.

Salovey responds to student criticisms over involvement in Yale U.S.-China Colloquium

Salovey told the News that Yale must prioritize relationships between academic institutions in the United States and China in spite of political tensions between the two countries.

Former Yale President Levin speaks to first-year seminar

In a student-led interview, Levin discussed his role in fostering science and engineering at Yale during the turning point of the 21st century.

Class Day Committee prepares for commencement weekend

Ahead of commencement weekend, the News spoke to members of the 2023 Class Day Committee to take a look into what seniors and their families should expect this year.

UP CLOSE | The boss’ boss: Who makes Yale’s most controversial decisions?

As alumni and students call the role of the Board of Trustees into questions, University stakeholders told the News that the president of the Board of Trustees has been relinquished to just another seat at the Corporation table.

Poet Elizabeth Alexander ’84 to give 2023 Class Day address

As a Yale graduate and former professor at the University, Alexander looks forward not only to delivering this year’s address on May 21, but also to the commencement ceremonies as a whole.

Jason Fish to succeed Genecin as CEO of Yale Health

Fish, the chief medical officer of Southwestern Health Resources in Texas, will take the helm of Yale’s student health services.

Azita Emami named new dean of School of Nursing

Emami, who is executive dean at the University of Washington School of Nursing, listed diversity, equity and inclusion as her top priorities for her new role.

Yale to appear in court over alleged administrative failure to prudently monitor retirement plans

Ahead of a class action retirement lawsuit which will take place in May, documents filed by the case’s plaintiffs suggest that Yale had knowledge of high recordkeeping fees and did not have sufficient oversight over plan fees and investments.

A year after Lin suspension ends, faculty call for support from admin during federal investigations

Chinese professors at Yale are urging administrators to clarify the faculty handbook to protect its professors in potential future cases.

Students call for Tagalog language credit

As Harvard introduces its first Tagalog instructor, students at Yale with Filipino ancestry advocated for institutional support of the Southeast Asian language at Yale.