FACULTY & ACADEMICS
Yale to offer L1 Yiddish class that fulfills language requirement

Starting next fall, Yalies can schmooze, kibitz and kvetch for a language credit. Currently, there is one main course sequence for Yiddish — a language […]

YLS professors weigh in on filibuster reform

As calls for filibuster reform gain momentum on the national stage, Yale Law School professors shared their opinions on the long-standing Senate procedure. The filibuster, […]

The U.S. Capitol on a sunny day.
“Legendary” Professor Charles Hill dies at 84

Charles Hill, diplomat in residence, lecturer in International Studies at Yale University and Brady-Johnson Distinguished Fellow in Grand Strategy, died on Saturday afternoon of complications […]

Hill gestures to his left while speaking at podium.
Former professor says Yale fired her over tweet on Trump, Dershowitz

Bandy Lee MED ’94 DIV ’95, a formerly Yale-affiliated faculty member in the Department of Psychiatry in School of Medicine, filed a complaint against the […]

A headshot of Bandy Lee
Jackson Institute announces 2021 World Fellows cohort

The Jackson Institute unveiled its newest cohort for the Maurice R. Greenberg World Fellows Program, consisting of 16 men and women from around the world, […]

The front of Horchow Hall across Hillhouse Ave.
Changes underway for Math Department

The Math Department’s introductory courses, some of which have been around for over 40 years, are undergoing a “long-awaited revision,” according to a March 11 […]

Some professors indicate excitement about course registration changes

In contrast to many students and alumni, some professors reacted positively to Dean of Yale College Marvin Chun’s March 8 announcement regarding early registration for […]

Overworked, overwhelmed, underpaid and underappreciated: Yale’s registrars are tired

Marleen Cullen has worked in her current position as a registrar for the Anthropology Department for almost eight years. She is, as registrar, responsible for […]

Humanities Quadrangle opens its doors — to some

Formerly known as the Hall of Graduate Studies, the Humanities Quadrangle Building at 320 York St. is now open and in use for department staff, […]

The inside of the new Humanities Quadrangle courtyard featuring a slate path and grassy section.
African Studies then and now: Students and faculty weigh in on program, nondepartmental status

In a 2018 article, faculty raised concerns regarding the lack of departmental status for Yale’s Council on African Studies. Now, three years later, six council-affiliated […]

Spring semester break days off to shaky start

While a Jan. 29 email from Dean of Yale College Marvin Chun advertised break days as “a chance for rest and renewal,” class schedules and, […]

The inside of the Vanderbilt Arch looking out to fall trees on Old Campus.