About the Faculty of Arts and Sciences

COVID-19/CORONAVIRUS: FAS Information and Updates

 FAS guidance and procedures for Fall 2020 are available here.

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.


November 30, 2020
The Jackson Institute for Global Affairs will host an online discussion with journalist and author Fareed Zakaria about his book, “Ten Lessons for a Post-Pandemic World.”...
November 23, 2020
When people are presented choices on a computer screen, how they move their mouse can predict future decisions and underlying preferences, a Yale study finds.
November 23, 2020
A new study finds that many children are willing to make personal sacrifices to punish wrongdoers — especially if it will teach the transgressor a lesson.
November 19, 2020
With education and grassroots organizing, Yale’s Daniel HoSang has been helping teachers in New Haven and beyond develop anti-racist curricula in their schools.
November 19, 2020
Yale literature professor Peter Brooks discusses the career of Honoré de Balzac, and what he finds inspiring about the prolific French author’s life and work.
November 19, 2020
In an online discussion, Jacob Hacker, David Mayhew, Isabela Mares, Alan Gerber, Christina Kinane, and Saad Omer offered perspective on the 2020 elections.
November 18, 2020
Yale geologists David Evans and R. Damian Nance make the case for and against the existence of an ancient supercontinent.

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