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Students reflect on a second semester of remote learning

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.

Nuno Monteiro, associate professor of political science, has died

Professor Nuno Monteiro died on May 5 from causes not yet disclosed. He is survived by his wife and two young children.

Yale poets, experts weigh in on relationship between social media, poetry

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.

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Mark Reed, Director of Undergraduate Studies for Electrical Engineering, dies at 66

Professor Mark Reed died on May 5 from causes not yet disclosed. People described his “genius” and caring nature.

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Tso-Ping Ma, Raymond J. Wean Professor of Electrical Engineering and Applied Physics, dies at 75

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.

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David Swensen, Yale’s Chief Investment Officer, dies at 67

David Swensen GRD ’80, Yale’s longtime Chief Investment Officer and creator of the “Yale Model” for institutional investing, died Wednesday evening.

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First-year seminar profiles emeritus faculty

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.

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Jackson Institute sees significant increase in applicants

As test requirements are abandoned, Jackson Institute sees significant increase in applications.

Yale Debate Association sees success at national tournament

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.

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Seven new startups win funding in annual pitch competition

Of the 25 finalists, seven earned a total of $125,000 in a pitch competition held over Zoom that saw competitors from across Yale.

From Horchow Hall to Sub-Saharan Africa: The Jackson Institute’s global and growing reach

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.