Kymberly Pinder appointed Dean of the Yale School of Art

Pinder, a scholar of race, representation and murals, will assume the position on July 1.

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Nuno Monteiro, associate professor of political science, has died

Professor Nuno Monteiro died on May 5 from causes not yet disclosed. He is survived by his wife and two young children.

Mark Reed, Director of Undergraduate Studies for Electrical Engineering, dies at 66

Professor Mark Reed died on May 5 from causes not yet disclosed. People described his “genius” and caring nature.

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Tso-Ping Ma, Raymond J. Wean Professor of Electrical Engineering and Applied Physics, dies at 75

Tso-Ping Ma, the Raymond J. Wean Professor of Electrical Engineering and Applied Physics, died on April 6, 2021, at the age of 75. According to the School of Engineering and Applied Science’s website, his death occurred after a brief illness.

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First-year seminar profiles emeritus faculty

Professor Daniel Prober’s class interviewed and presented on the lives and work of Yale’s emeritus faculty as a final project for the class.

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14 Yale faculty recently elected to the American Academy of Arts & Sciences

On April 22, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences announced the election of 252 new members, 14 of whom are Yale faculty.

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Students and faculty reflect on the status of Asian American studies at Yale

In interviews with the News, three Asian American students and three faculty members all expressed a desire for more University support for Asian American studies, particularly in hiring more faculty members whose work deal with the subject area.

Steven Wilkinson to serve as acting FAS dean of social science

Pending the approval of the Yale Corporation — the University’s highest governing body — at its June meeting, Steven Wilkinson will begin a one-year term […]

UP CLOSE | ‘It’s hard to sustain your love for Yale when you feel like Yale doesn’t love you back’: Yale’s ‘second-class citizens’

Interviews with instructional faculty at Yale revealed a position that fares better than the national picture — but with much that can be improved.

Faculty, students weigh in on weekly seminars

Students and faculty expressed mixed feelings about classes that are taught as weekly 110-minute seminars.

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Yale Translation Initiative announces new certificates

The Yale Translation Initiative recently announced the establishment of both a graduate and undergraduate certificate in Translation Studies that is expected to become available to students next academic year.