About the Faculty of Arts and Sciences

COVID-19/CORONAVIRUS: FAS Information and Updates

 FAS guidance and procedures for 2020-2021 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.


February 10, 2021
Led by Yale economists, the 1% Steps for Health Care Reform Project aims to lower health care spending by taking on small — but significant — inefficiencies.
February 8, 2021
The Schwarzman Center and Yale’s Thomas Allen Harris will host filmmakers Ken Burns, Sarah Burns, and Clark Burnett for a discussion on film and social justice.
Image: Polio vaccine dropped on to sugar cube for child.
February 5, 2021
Naomi Rogers, professor in the history of medicine and history in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, recently spoke with YaleNews about what past epidemics can teach us about...
January 29, 2021
In 2018, Yale Professor Laurie Santos introduced a new course, “Psychology and the Good Life,” to address the growing mental health needs of students on campus. Beginning Feb...
Abstract depiction of cells
January 28, 2021
A team of Yale scientists has set out to determine what kinds of cellular interactions lead to effective anti-tumor responses, and which cause tumors to grow.
January 26, 2021
New insight into one of the basic interactions underpinning the physical world may help create a new generation of superconducting quantum materials.
Image of MicroBooNE being performed
January 26, 2021
“MicroBooNE,” the newest composition by Fermilab composer-in-residence David Ibbett, is the result of a collaboration between Ibbett and Wright Lab’s Fleming.

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