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Professor Magaziner with U.S. and South African teachers at the National Apartheid Museum, Johannesburg

In July, thanks to generous funding from the Robina Foundation, the Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition (GLC) conducted the first of four trans-Atlantic teacher-to teacher professional development workshops. The purpose of these workshops is to build...

Indra Acharja in the field in Bhutan.

The White-bellied Heron is a critically endangered heron species found only in Bhutan, Northeast India, and Myanmar. Fewer than 60 confirmed White-bellied Herons exist in the world today. While there are few records of occurrence of the bird from the range countries, nests of this species have...

Nadira, one of our team members, conducts an English reading test with a CHP candidate in Buyengo. All CHPs must be able to read and interpret English, and finding out their reading ability is a key part of the interview day, which also includes an exam.

Liana Wang, Yale College Class of 2020, is currently in Uganda working with Living Goods as part of the Market Solutions for Inclusive Societies class she is taking with Professor Bo Hopkins (see related story...

Yale announces 2018 Frederick Douglass Book Prize finalists

Yale University’s Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition today has announced the finalists for the 20th annual Frederick Douglass Book Prize, one of the most coveted awards for the study of the African American experience. Jointly sponsored by the Gilder...

John Darnell, professor of Egyptology at Yale, along with a team of researchers, uncovered a “lost oasis” in the eastern Egyptian desert. One image dates back to about 3,300 B.C.E. and includes large depictions of animals, including an addax, or antelope. “The large addax in particular deserves to be added to the artistic achievements of early Egypt,” says Darnell.

A team of archaeologists — led by Yale Egyptologist John Darnell — has uncovered a “lost oasis” of archaeological activity in the eastern Egyptian desert of Elkab.

The researchers from the Elkab Desert Survey Project — a joint mission of Yale and the Royal Museums of Art and History...