FACULTY & ACADEMICS
Computer Science faculty call for first facilities change in 30 years

As the computer science department continues on its track to expand, both in student enrollment and faculty size, some faculty members expressed strong concerns about the outdated nature of Arthur K. Watson Hall.

Sidney Altman, Nobel laureate and former Dean of Yale College, dies at 82

Altman served as Dean of Yale College from 1985-1989, and won a Nobel Prize in 1989 for his work on the catalytic properties of RNA.

Art History expands course offerings after year-long professor deficit

More than half of the Art History department’s core faculty are currently on leave, but the department plans to increase its course offerings next semester to accommodate growing interest.

Haifan Lin returns from suspension, but faculty questions remain

The professor of cell biology returned to the office on Monday after being barred from contact with colleagues for more than two months.

Eighty-one students in anthropology class referred to Executive Committee for academic dishonesty

More than half of last term’s biological anthropology class was referred to the University’s Executive Committee for academic dishonesty, as professors confront a changing testing landscape with the advent of online examinations.

Yale experts criticize Kremlin for extending prison term of former Yale World Fellow Alexey Navalny

2010 World Fellow and Russian opposition leader Alexey Navalny was sentenced to nine more years in prison based on likely trumped-up embezzlement and contempt of court charges.

Economist Leonard Wantchekon delivers Kuznets Lecture on economic development

Former Yale professor Leonard Wantchekon returned to the University to deliver the Economic Growth Center’s 31st Annual Kuznets Memorial Lecture on economic development.

Department of Justice drops investigation against Haifan Lin

It is unclear whether the School of Medicine professor’s suspension by the University has ended.

Second department signs letter in support of Haifan Lin

Faculty from the Comparative Medicine department voiced support for the suspended professor, who is currently under investigation by the Justice Department and the University. They join a slew of faculty in YSM as well as the Department of Cell Biology.

Yale Summer Session prepares for return to in-person learning

This summer, Yale Summer Session will expand its residential on-campus programs to include visiting and pre-college students, and it will hold classes in person as it did before the COVID-19 pandemic.

Anne Wyllie details SalivaDirect innovation at Tsai CITY

On Tuesday, Simplex Sciences hosted Anne Wyllie as their first guest in the Spring Speaker Series at the Tsai Center for Innovative Thinking at Yale.