About the Faculty of Arts and Sciences

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.


A conception of a new catalyst that converts carbon dioxide and water to methanol
November 27, 2019
Yale chemists have found a novel solution for two chemical tasks: producing methanol — a valuable liquid fuel — and removing carbon dioxide from the atmosphere.
David Post
November 26, 2019
David Post, professor of ecology and evolutionary biology at Yale, has been named a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
Gregory A. Huber
November 21, 2019
Donald Trump’s unexpected victory in 2016 was less driven by voters’ anger over immigration than previously assumed, according to new Yale research.
Susan Choi
November 21, 2019
Susan Choi, who teaches writing at Yale as a lecturer in English, has won a National Book Award for her novel “Trust Exercise.”
Kline Tower
November 20, 2019
A top-to-bottom renovation of the Science Hill landmark will be completed in summer 2022, with new, improved facilities for math, science, and physics research.