University commemorates former University President Howard Lamar in memorial service

Howard Lamar GRD ’51 — former University president, Yale College dean and history professor — was remembered for his study of the American west, community-oriented leadership philosophy and role as a loving father in a memorial service on Saturday.

Yale School of the Environment professors weigh in on post-Labor Day heat wave

Professors at the Yale School of the Environment spoke with the News to discuss their thoughts about how an early-September heat wave which swept the Northeast might be a sign of hotter, more erratic weather to come.

University reports record-high ladder faculty headcount

The Faculty of Arts and Sciences and the School of Engineering and Applied Science have reached a total headcount of 721, achieving a goal set over a decade ago.

New Asian Faculty Association at Yale holds first meeting, seeks to ‘promote and protect’ members on campus

The first meeting of the Asian Faculty Association at Yale elected its inaugural board, approved organizational bylaws and generated ideas for future programming.

Fromont and Queralt receive MacMillan International Book Prizes

Professors Cécile Fromont and Didac Queralt recently won International Book Prizes from the MacMillan Center, which come with research appointments and Center funding.

Administration, faculty consider AI use in the classroom

Professors discuss their views on how to handle AI use and University policy with the News.

All three of Yale College’s most popular fall 2023 courses are economics classes

The economics department topped the list of Yale’s most popular courses this semester, with STEM courses close behind.

CS50 introduces AI teaching assistant

Yale’s CS50 course will give students access to an AI chatbot that can provide around-the-clock assistance.

David Sacco ’82, civil engineer and advisor to Yale’s Engineers Without Borders chapter, dies at 64

Sacco, who devoted his life to far-reaching international service projects, is remembered for his compassion, community-building skills and devotion to his mentees.

Salovey to step down

In a Thursday morning email to the University community, Peter Salovey announced that this will be his eleventh and final year as Yale’s president; he intends to depart this summer.

Jackson fellow Robert Malley under investigation for allegedly mishandling classified documents

Malley, the U.S. special envoy to Iran, was announced as a Jackson fellow two months after being put on unpaid leave by the State Department.

Headshot of Robert Malley