Howard Lamar, former president of Yale, dies at 99

Lamar, who is remembered by his colleagues as a “capacious thinker,” created a new understanding of American history through his study of the American West.

Inside the Hahn Scholars program’s push to recruit top STEM students

The Hahn Scholarship supports a small cohort of Yale students with research funding.

University announces construction plan for new SEAS quad

The project, which will begin this summer, includes the demolition of 17 Hillhouse Ave. and the construction of a new School of Engineering & Applied Science quadrangle in its place.

Yale School of Environment models effects of climate change on global tropical forest loss

A recent study by researchers at the School of the Environment and Woodwell Climate Research Center offers a glimpse into potential climate scenarios and future forests.

Cajetan Iheka named director of Whitney Humanities Center

The English professor will take on the directorship next year alongside two other leading positions at the MacMillan Center.

Yale University Art Gallery digitizes its publications

Yale University Art Gallery digitizes its publications The Online Access project, part of the art gallery’s long-term digitization plan, is working to make art and ideas open to all.

New STEM recruitment program seeks to increase yield of STEM matriculates

The YES Scholars program will invite around 100 of the students accepted to the class of 2027 to a special cohort of highly-skilled STEM students.

FGLI faculty to mentor students in revived campus program

Campus student groups are joining together to restore a program that connects low-income students to faculty members from similar backgrounds.

Students express concern over academic accommodations for religious holidays

Several religious Yalies pointed to inconsistencies in the University’s accommodations for religious holidays, especially pointing to variance among deans.

Departments face challenges hiring new faculty

As departments begin to interview candidates, department chairs and members of the FAS Dean’s office spoke to the News about the nature of the hiring process.

Amended selection process underway for four Heads of College

In a more democratic selection process, four search committees are currently beginning work to choose the new Heads of College for Pierson, Benjamin Franklin, Trumbull and Silliman Colleges.