About the Faculty of Arts and Sciences

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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.


September 3, 2021
The Humanities Quadrangle (HQ), the newly renovated building formerly known as the Hall of Graduate Studies, begins a new era for the humanities at Yale.
September 13, 2021
Yale historian David Blight’s work on the Civil War in American memory helped make the case for removing one of Richmond’s most prominent Confederate monuments.
September 9, 2021
On this somber anniversary, members of the Yale faculty reflect on the painful and complicated legacy of 9/11 and how the trauma of the event, which for a time created unity...
September 7, 2021
A hair-like protein hidden inside bacteria serves as a sort of on-off switch for nature’s “electric grid,” a global web of bacteria-generated nanowires that permeates all...
September 2, 2021
Yale University is among the key partners of the new Quantum Leap Challenge Institute for Robust Quantum Simulation, a multi-institutional effort supported by the National...
August 30, 2021
Yale sociologist Daniel Karell investigates how online behavior generates real-world harm and has explored the rise of radicalism in the U.S. and Afghanistan.
August 18, 2021
Yuichi Kitamura is an expert on econometrics who has introduced new methods that have changed how scholars approach the most fundamental problems in the field.

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