About the Faculty of Arts and Sciences

COVID-19/CORONAVIRUS: FAS Information and Updates

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The Faculty of Arts and Sciences (FAS) comprises the some 50 departments and programs that provide instruction to the students of Yale College and the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, including their ladder, instructional, and research faculty members. The FAS spans four broad intellectual areas, represented by the divisions of Humanities, Social Science, and Science, and the School of Engineering & Applied Science.


June 2, 2021
Forty faculty members retired from the FAS in 2020-2021, and six active FAS colleagues passed away during the academic year. As is tradition in the FAS, at the final Yale...
May 14, 2021
The New York Times profiles Yale’s Elizabeth Hinton and her new book, “America on Fire,” about Black protest in the 20th century.
May 13, 2021
Mark A. Reed, the Harold Hodgkinson Professor of Electrical Engineering & Applied Physics, and integral member of the SEAS community for three decades, passed away...
May 11, 2021
Eight members of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences (FAS) have recently been named to endowed professorships by vote of Yale’s Board of Trustees. Their number includes newly-...
May 11, 2021
With deep sadness we share the news that Professor Nuno Monteiro, associate professor of political science at Yale and former director of International Security Studies (ISS...
May 10, 2021
Ronald Raphael Coifman, who made fundamental contributions to pure mathematics, has been appointed the Sterling Professor of Mathematics, effective April 17.
May 10, 2021
Francesco Casetti has been appointed the Sterling Professor of Humanities and Film and Media Studies, effective April 17.

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