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GSC elects officers, reviews end-of-year report

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GSC elects officers, reviews end-of-year report

May 2, 2019 0 comments

In its last general body meeting of the semester Wednesday, the Graduate Student Council held elections for internal positions, heard presentations from guest speakers and received the executive board’s end-of-year report.

SUGSE held a rally April 8 ahead of the start of negotiations with the University to establish a collective bargaining agreement. The University and SUGSE will meet every three weeks for the rest of the negotiations.

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SUGSE, University begin collective bargaining negotiations

April 25, 2019 0 comments

Following graduate students’ vote to unionize in late November, bargaining committees representing Stand Up for Graduate Student Employees and the University began negotiations toward a collective bargaining agreement earlier this month.

University professors support Yale ER&M faculty withdrawal

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University professors support Yale ER&M faculty withdrawal

April 16, 2019 0 comments

ER&M faculty often serve in more than one department, and when they felt undersupported, “it was very demoralizing,” Ramirez said. While programs at Yale such as Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies have the power to hire faculty with a path to tenure in their department,  the ER&M program does not.

University changes course load tenure requirement

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University changes course load tenure requirement

April 16, 2019 0 comments

Tenure-track and tenured professors in the humanities and in some social science departments will be allowed to teach three courses per year as opposed to four, announced Provost Richard Locke P ’18 in an Op-Ed in today’s Herald.

GSC’s third meeting  included the selection of commencement speakers and the presentation of proposed updates to the code of conduct.

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GSC chooses commencement speakers

April 4, 2019 0 comments

The Graduate Student Council convened its third meeting of the semester, in which it elected a new Chair of Technology, selected commencement speakers and discussed proposed updates to the Code of Student Conduct with Yolanda Castillo-Appollonio…

University suspends terminal master’s in history

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University suspends terminal master’s in history

April 1, 2019 0 comments

The University will no longer offer terminal master’s degrees in history beginning in the 2019-20 school year.

Garcia ‘20.5, Lee ‘20 and Zhou ‘20 are the candidates for UCS president. Garcia focuses on diversity and inclusion, Lee advocates for improvements in students’ day-to-day lives, Zhou urges for accountability and transparency.

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UCS candidates discuss platforms as polls open

March 19, 2019 0 comments

Polls open today at noon for the Undergraduate Council of Students elections. Vanessa Garcia ’20.5, Melissa Lee ’20 and William Zhou ’20 are in the race for the presidency, while Alex Song ’20 and Jason Carroll ’21 vie for the vice presidency.

Candidates Julian De Georgia '20 (left) and Alesandro Walker ‘20 (right) will face off for the position of UFB Chair in elections beginning today.

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Candidates compete for Undergraduate Finance Board Chair, Vice Chair

March 19, 2019 0 comments

Julian De Georgia ’20 and Alesandro Walker ’20 face off in the race for Undergraduate Finance Board chair as voting begins today at noon. UFB at-large members Phillip Champagne ’21, Peter Deegan ’21 and Fatoumata Kabba ’22 compete for the vice chair position.

Former acting assistant secretary of state for African affairs and former ambassador to Saudi Arabia discussed the ramifications of U.S. foreign policy in the Middle East, highlighting challenges to U.S. involvement in the region.

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Former U.S. ambassador argues for foreign policy change in Middle East

March 12, 2019 0 comments

When the United States implements ineffective foreign policy, the government instinctually pushes more resources and energy toward that failing policy, a tendency that has proven detrimental in the Middle East, said Chas Freeman, Jr.

The Graduate Student Council will elect a new Chair of Technology and will fill positions within the Council’s Masters’ Advocacy Committee, Finance Committee and Social and Student Life Committee.

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GSC discusses vacancies, Medical Student Senate relationship

March 7, 2019 0 comments

In the second meeting of the semester, the Graduate Student Council announced the election for a new Chair of Technology, updated members on the Graduate Student Strategic Initiative and discussed its relationship with the Graduate Student Union and the Medical Student Senate.