Deans emphasize sciences, social science in trustee meeting

During the most recent meeting of the Yale Corporation, the University’s highest governing body, deans updated the trustees on the progress around the science priorities […]

Administrators weigh commencement options ahead of announcement

University administrators aim to unveil plans for commencement by the end of the month, deciding whether seniors can cap off their four years in their […]

Yale to shift resources to intro classes, hire post-docs for some upper-level seminars as student body grows

With Yale set to welcome larger-than-usual classes of sophomores and first years the next academic year, professors and the Yale administration are taking steps to […]

Amid historic housing demand, preliminary housing plans for next academic year announced to undergrads

After the news that a historically large class of 2025, due to an increase in pandemic-caused leaves of absence, would prevent the incoming class from […]

Students for Fair Admissions sues Yale, petitions to escalate Harvard case to Supreme Court

On Thursday, Students for Fair Admissions — the plaintiff in the high-profile admissions lawsuit against Harvard University — filed a lawsuit against Yale alleging that […]

Looking at the past, present and future of renaming

In spring 2016, a student group called Better Yale held a public art installation on Cross Campus directly in front of what was then named […]

The former sign of Calhoun College but with the name of the college taped over and written "Grace Hopper College" in permanent marker.
Dean’s Excuse expansion in effect for spring semester

Shortly before last semester’s finals period, the Yale College Council and the Yale College Dean’s Office finalized their expansion of the dean’s excuse to include […]

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Yale and New Haven to begin saliva testing mini-program in New Haven learning hubs after fall term obstacles

After a monthslong struggle, Yale researchers and New Haven officials are implementing a saliva testing program within some community spaces around the city, though not […]

A scientist with blue gloves working with vials.
COVID-19 transmission rates among undergraduates higher than same point last fall

In mid-January, Yale announced a monthlong arrival quarantine consisting of three distinct phases for undergraduates enrolled in residence as a means of containing COVID-19 spread […]

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New policy bans punishment for COVID-19 compact violations when reporting sexual misconduct

Yale’s Title IX policies have been formally updated so students who report an incident of sexual misconduct cannot be disciplined for violating COVID-19 guidelines at […]

Yale announces Wu Tsai Institute for interdisciplinary neurocognition research

On Tuesday, the University announced a donation to establish the Wu Tsai Institute, which will provide a hub for researchers to study human cognition.  The […]