The News spoke to students regarding their feelings about the past academic year. Most students expressed frustration at remote learning but noted that they were looking forward to returning to in-person learning.
May 7, 2021
Professor Nuno Monteiro died on May 5 from causes not yet disclosed. He is survived by his wife and two young children.
Often unrestricted by the conventions of traditional writing, poetry is an organic representation of human experiences, emotions and ideas. At Yale, many students use social media to either read poetry, or post works of their own.
Professor Mark Reed died on May 5 from causes not yet disclosed. People described his “genius” and caring nature.
Tso-Ping Ma, the Raymond J. Wean Professor of Electrical Engineering and Applied Physics, died on April 6, 2021, at the age of 75. According to the School of Engineering and Applied Science’s website, his death occurred after a brief illness.
David Swensen GRD ’80, Yale’s longtime Chief Investment Officer and creator of the “Yale Model” for institutional investing, died Wednesday evening.
May 6, 2021
Professor Daniel Prober’s class interviewed and presented on the lives and work of Yale’s emeritus faculty as a final project for the class.
As test requirements are abandoned, Jackson Institute sees significant increase in applications.
The Yale Debate Association has had an notably successful year despite the club moving online. Most recently, members received top awards at the American Parliamentary Debate Association’s Online National Tournament, which occurred from April 23 to April 25.
May 5, 2021
Of the 25 finalists, seven earned a total of $125,000 in a pitch competition held over Zoom that saw competitors from across Yale.
A recent successful event demonstrates the international reach of the Jackson Institute, which is looking only to expand as it transitions to a graduate school.