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The plight of refugees around the world is growing: the number of refugees increased by nearly 9 million people from 2022 to 2023. Yet entrepreneurship can empower refugees to build new lives after displacement.   At the end of 2023, the United...
Left to right, Yale College Dean Pericles Lewis with prizewinners Carlos Eire, John Lafferty, Adriane Steinacker, David Blight, and Margherita Tortora. Not pictured: Sarah Demers. (Photo by John Dempsey)

Yale College Dean Pericles Lewis recognized six recipients of the college’s annual teaching prizes during a reception on April 29.

In June 2022, Dom Phillips, a British journalist working for The Guardian, and Bruno Pereira, a Brazilian indigenist and employee of Brazil’s National Foundation of Indigenous Peoples (FUNAI), were assassinated in the forests of the Javari Valley...

Spencer Lee-Lenfield is the winner of the MacMillan Center’s William J. Foltz Journalism Award for 2023. Their submission, “Mysterious Displays of Will: Nadine Hwang...

The Council on African Studies at the Yale MacMillan Center celebrated Earth Day 2024 with an afternoon of environmentally themed events centered around “‘Nature’s Sanctuary’: Ethiopian Church Forests and the Interplay of Religion and Ecology.”...

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The Washington Post
David Simon is Assistant Dean for Graduate Education, Senior Lecturer in Global Affairs, and Faculty Director of the Genocide Studies Program at the Yale MacMillan Center.
TIME
Priyamvada Natarajan, Joseph S. and Sophia S. Fruton Professor of Astronomy and Professor of Physics, is a member of the South Asian Studies Council.

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