FACULTY & ACADEMICS
Fall 2024 courses rollout process slower than last year

Fewer classes are appearing on Yale Course Search for the upcoming semester than did at a similar time of year for previous fall terms.

Yale professor Larry Samuelson added to Russian ban list

Samuelson is now included on a list of 227 Americans who are banned from entering Russian territory.

Yale professors reflect on teaching about Ukraine, Eastern Europe amid war

Since the full-scale Russian invasion of Ukraine, Yale has started offering more courses about Ukraine, and professors across departments have incorporated the country into their teaching.

Black engineering students call for increased diversity in SEAS

Just 1.3 percent of faculty members in the School of Engineering and Applied Science identify as Black or African American, compared to five percent across all Yale faculty and six percent among the Faculty of Arts and Sciences.

Communist group disrupts Timothy Snyder’s lecture, forces evacuation

Demonstrators accused Snyder, a history professor, of “brainwashing” students about communism and called on him to condemn the United States’ support of Israel amid its war against Hamas in Gaza.

School of the Environment certificate program sets its sights on urban sustainability

Yale School of the Environment’s new“Urban Climate Leadership” certificate program will provide students with a survey of the challenges and solutions that come with guiding cities toward the future.

New lector Olha Tytarenko to spearhead Ukrainian language program at Yale

Next fall, the Slavic Languages and Literatures department will introduce a Ukrainian language program, led by new faculty hire Olha Tytarenko — an expert in pedagogy, Ukrainian and Russian.

PROFILE: Byron Brooks starts as Assistant Director of the House

The Afro-American Cultural Center at Yale officially welcomed new Assistant Director Byron Brooks on Monday, Feb. 5 — just in time for the Af-Am House’s […]

Yale faculty sign letter addressed to Yale’s future president, affirms commitment to social justice

The letter — signed by more than 100 faculty members at Yale College, Yale Law School and the Yale School of Medicine, among others — offers six aspirations for Yale’s future president’s tenure.

Faculty group calls on Yale to make teaching ‘distinct from activism’

The new initiative urges the University to adopt six new measures, which include more thorough protections on free speech, a commitment to institutional neutrality and new guidelines regarding donor influence.

Computer Science majors on the rise despite tech layoffs, questions over AI

The department is expected to award 138 graduate degrees this year to its “pure” majors, up from 97 the previous year, even amid massive layoffs in the tech sector and questions over the role that artificial intelligence will play in the industry’s future.