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GLC Director of Education Tom Thurston (in lower right corner) with Jim Clifford, a history teacher at Amity High School in Woodbridge, and Jake Baller, a social science and civics teacher at Amistad High School in New Haven, with students from Amity and Amistad high schools.

The Gilder Lehrman Center (GLC) for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition at the MacMillan Center is hosting its fourth “Exploring Justice” program for high school students from New Haven and Woodbridge this week (June 19-22). There are more than 35 students who are participating in it...

Hippo pools in the Mara River are saturated with hippo feces. (Photo by Chris Dutton)

Humans have competitors in their ability to befoul the world’s waterways: Hippos clog Africa’s Mara River with tons of their oxygen-eating, fish-killing feces, a new Yale University-led study has shown.

Sections of the Mara River in East Africa provide researchers a glimpse at what river...

Italy, June 1: President Sergio Mattarella congratulates Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte.

On Friday, June 1, after nearly three months of negotiation between Italy’s Five Star Movement and the Lega (formerly the Northern League) following the March 4 election, a new government headed by Giuseppe Conte took office. On the same day, after a majority voted in favor of a motion of no...

Yale historian Denise Y. Ho with her book, “Curating Revolution: Politics on Display in Mao’s China.”

It was a long-standing curiosity about museums — one that was piqued during a fellowship as a Yale undergraduate — that sparked Denise Y. Ho’s desire to write her new book, “...

On April 23, the MacMillan Center hosted Cristobal Rovira Kaltwasser for his talk, “Studying Transatlantic Populism: State of the Art and Avenues for Further Research.” An Associate Professor at the School of Political Science of Diego Portales University in Chile,...

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