Science Council

The Science Council is charged with the approval of courses for the natural science (Sc) distributional designation and more broadly with overseeing the enhancement of undergraduate education in the natural and applied sciences.

The Science Council members are:

Meg Urry, Chair
Professor, Astronomy and Physics

Sandy Chang, Vice Chair
Professor, Laboratory Medicine, Pathology and Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry

Amy Arnsten
Professor, Neurobiology

Valerie Horsley
Professor, Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology

Mark Johnson
Professor, Chemistry

Michael Koelle
Professor, Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry

Nikhil Padmanabhan
Professor, Astronomy and Physics

Mitchell Smooke
Professor, Mechanical Engineering
 

 

All members of the Council are available to discuss matters pertaining to undergraduate science education.

Materials to be considered in association with new course proposals or proposals for the enhancement of science teaching may be submitted to the Chair or to the Science Council, c/o Sandy Chang, Yale College Dean’s Office, Room SSS 26.