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Jared Naimark, a Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies graduate student, in Myanmar.

In the office of an international conservation organization in Myanmar, the passionate staff are eager to show me a video from one of their camera traps. I watch in awe as a huge, grey, wrinkly elephant ambles into the frame. It tentatively sniffs another camera trap, a metal box strapped to a...

Bo Hopkins ’86 M.B.A. and his wife, Ranji Nagaswami ’86 M.B.A.

The Yale Medal is the highest honor presented by the Association of Yale Alumni (AYA), awarded annually to members of the Yale family for their individual service to the university. This year’s recipients run the gamut of the alumni experience, encompassing both Yale College graduates and those...

British Prime Minister Theresa May speaking in support of the government’s proposed partnership in the House of Commons yesterday.

Two years have passed since British voters decided—by a 52-48 margin—to leave the EU. More than 15 months have passed since the UK informed the EU of its intention to leave. More than a year has passed since the negotiation of a withdrawal agreement began. In less than nine months the UK will...

GLC Director David W. Blight and college instructors visit New Haven’s Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Monument at the summit of East Rock Park. Dedicated in June, 1887, the monument honors the New Haven residents who died while serving in the Revolutionary War, the War of 1812, the Mexican-American War, and the Civil War.
Teachers’ Seminar: The Civil War and Modern American Memory

From June 10-24, 2018, the Gilder Lehrman Center hosted 25 college professors from 16 states for a weeklong seminar taught by GLC Director David W. Blight. Titled “The Civil War and Modern American Memory,” the seminar was jointly...

Dr. Dori Laub

Dr. Dori Laub, one of the founders of the Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, died on June 23 in Woodbridge, Connecticut.

Laub and Laurel Vlock, a New Haven television producer, began videotaping...