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“Languages in Dialogue” meets in the Poorvu Center for Teaching & Learning. (Photo credit: Dan Renzetti)

Yale sophomore Selma Abouneameh grew up in Connecticut speaking English at home, not her Palestinian father’s native language of Arabic. But this semester at Yale, she is progressing toward her goal of becoming a more fluent Arabic speaker, with this bonus: She’s learning a little Hebrew, too —...

(Photo credit: Michael Marsland)

As candidates for the U.S. presidency pitch policies they hope will win them the White House, two leading Yale scholars suggest they ought to consider the hard work and nitty-gritty politics of coalition building that has accompanied all successful major reforms, from the abolition of the slave...

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and CDU chair Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer at Feb. 11 meeting of CDU Bundestag group.

Last Monday, Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s preferred successor, announced she will step down as the leader of the Christian Democratic Union (CDU) and won’t run as the party’s chancellor candidate in next year’s Bundestag election. Her decision, prompted by the...

Ignoring India’s declining female labour force participation at a time of economic distress is a mistake. (Representational photo)

The following op-ed, written by Rohini Pande, Henry J Heinz II Professor of Economics and director of the Economic Growth Center and Charity Moore, director for South Asia Economics Research at the MacMillan Center, appeared in The Indian Express on February 14:

India continues to...

Photo by Julia Brown

The fifth annual Sustainable Development in Latin America and the Caribbean conference, centered on the themes of people, capital and natural resources, drew more than 150 students, faculty and community members to Kroon Hall on February 14. The conference was hosted by the Yale School of...