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Harvard replaces “house master”

Following more than two months of deliberation, Harvard announced Wednesday that the university’s house masters will now be called faculty deans. Harvard’s Faculty of Arts and Science Dean Michael Smith made the announcement in a Wednesday evening email to the university’s undergraduates and professors. As at Yale, some students at […]

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Students, colleagues support Camacho; admins silent

Following her arrest in front of the White House for civil disobedience, Ezra Stiles Associate Master Alicia Camacho returned to campus Wednesday afternoon, hearing many warm wishes from students and fellow faculty members but silence from the administration. Camacho joined 13 immigration activists in holding a sign that read “President […]

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ER&M plays role in ethnic center

The announcement last week of a new Center for the Study of Race, Indigeneity and Transnational Migration has brought greater attention to problems with racial and ethnic studies at Yale, while also shedding light on possible paths for improvement. In light of conversations about awareness and sensitivity to racial issues […]

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ULA success spurs discussion

With the introduction last fall of CS50, otherwise known as CPSC 100, the University for the first time hired undergraduate students as learning assistants. The undergraduate learning assistants were hired in November 2014 only after a motion was approved to make an exception to the University’s provisions on undergraduate instruction. […]

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Yale, Yale-NUS offer first joint course

For the first time, Yale students in New Haven and Yale-NUS students in Singapore can enter the same “classroom” and collaborate virtually on group projects. This spring, Yale and Yale-NUS collectively launched the first-ever joint course for students from the two institutions. Named “China’s Energy and Environmental Sustainability Challenge,” the […]

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