All Ivy League student body presidents sign resolution calling for fossil fuel divestment

On April 22, all eight Ivy League student body presidents signed a joint resolution calling on Ivy League institutions to cut all financial ties with fossil fuel companies.

UP CLOSE | A look inside Yale’s community college transfer process

As Yale emphasizes its commitment to accepting community college transfers, student interviews reveal an often difficult transition period — especially during the COVID-19 pandemic.

University takes tentative approach to Chinese collaboration

Yale will maintain, not expand, ties to Chinese universities in light of ongoing political issues.

The façade of Woodbridge Hall in the daylight.
University moves COVID alert level from orange to yellow

Thursday’s shift marks the first alert level change since November.

Yale SEAS announces diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging committee

In the coming months, the committee, which Miller is leading, will be reviewing individual DEI action plans provided by each department within SEAS in hopes of creating an integrated DEIB plan with action steps over the next five years.

YCC candidates talk mental health reform, health care, financial aid advocacy in debate

The candidates discussed a wide range of student issues, with focuses on mental health reform, student health care and advocacy for Yale’s first-generation, low-income community.

ANALYSIS: Examining Yale College’s application increase

Yale College’s record-setting application pool and ensuing record-low 4.62 percent acceptance rate can likely be attributed to factors such as test-optional admissions and virtual outreach […]

Disability advocates partner with Poorvu Center to compensate peer mentors

On April 6, the Yale College Council announced via social media that Disability Peer Mentors, who have previously worked on a volunteer basis, will now […]

‘A top of the roller coaster moment’: How Yale admissions officers read nearly 47,000 applications in months

To evaluate this year’s unprecedented number of applications, the Office of Undergraduate Admissions brought in new hires and increased committee meetings. Yale’s admissions officers hunkered […]

Yale creates new principles for divestment from fossil fuels

After years of student advocacy for fossil fuel divestment, the University on Friday released more stringent principles for investment in the fossil fuel industry and […]

UP CLOSE | ‘Building the plane while we fly it’: Making student policy in a time of pandemic

After more than a year living in a world disrupted by COVID-19, administrators and student leaders reflect on how they have made student policy amid the uncertainty and challenges of the pandemic.