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Seth Mazibuko with a group of student visitors. The young man smiling in the photograph behind him is Seth’s 17-year-old self, greeting supporters at his trial for “sedition and terrorism.”

Vilakazi Street runs through the township of Orlando West, in Soweto, South Africa. At first glance it’s not very impressive, one could walk from one end to the other in ten minutes. Yet no other street in the world shares this distinction: Vilakazi Street is home to two Noble prize winners,...

Left to right: Arielle Baskin-Sommers, Rohit De, Adriane Steinacker, and Stefan Steinerberger

Yale College Dean Marvin Chun will host a dinner on Dec. 2 to honor the recipients of the annual Poorvu Family Fund for Academic Innovation, created to recognize excellence in teaching. This year’s recipients are Arielle Baskin-Sommers, Rohit De, Adriane Steinacker, and Stefan Steinerberger....

On Oct. 18, the Universidad de San Andrés and Yale University co-sponsored the conference, “Perspectives on Poverty and Human Development” in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The event was held as part of the celebrations to mark the signing of the partnership...

Cross-border partnering communities sharing a common water source, promoting environmental awareness & peace building. (photo credit: EcoPeace Middle East)

The conflict between Palestine and Israel seems at times completely intractable. However, Gidon Bromberg is convinced that, not only can progress toward peace be made, it can be mutually beneficial for all parties involved. The key to healing division is the one necessity they all share in...

Catherine Panter-Brick

Catherine Panter-Brick, the newly appointed Bruce A. and Davi-Ellen Chabner Professor of Anthropology, Health, and Global Affairs, is a world-renowned expert on risk and resilience in contexts of war, forced displacement, famine, and poverty.

Panter-Brick’s research intersects several...