Features & News

Jing Tsu (Photo by Allie Barton)
A highlight of an eventful period for Yale faculty member Jing Tsu is being named a Pulitzer Prize finalist.
For nearly a half-century, J. Edgar Hoover was director of the FBI or its precursor. A rabid anti-Communist now known for his own law-breaking — specifically, for his secret surveillance of American...
The six recipients of this year’s Yale College prizes for exceptional undergraduate teaching, announced on May 3 by Yale College Dean Pericles Lewis, stand out for a wide variety of reasons to the...
A March 2023 conference in Tokyo explored factors that enable and constrain women’s economic activity in Asia, and how research can inform pandemic recovery policies and gender-sensitive responses to...
Doctors pose for a group photo at Yale School of Public Health
On April 24, six Ukrainian doctors who were invited to visit Yale for a month of intensive training sat on a panel to share their experiences of practicing medicine in their cities since Russia...
Erik Harms records his introductory anthropology course for students in Myanmar. Image via Yale News
Yale instructors are opening their classes virtually to students in Myanmar, where the education sector has collapsed after a recent military coup.
Tatekawa Shinoharu ’99 performs while kneeling at centerstage
Comic Tatekawa Shinoharu ’99 returned to campus on March 30, but it wasn’t a typical stand-up set. As a master of rakugo, a traditional genre of Japanese comedy, Tatekawa sat down on a cushion at...
Y-RISE researchers and partners gathered in a circle in rural Sierra Leone
The Yale Research Initiative on Innovation and Scale (Y-RISE) and the World Health Organization’s (WHO) Behavioural Insights Unit (BI-Unit) Announce Partnership to Promote, Design, and Scale Up...
Yale Ph.D. candidates Alex Fialho and Alexandra “Aly” Thomas in front of the Keiskamma Art Project’s Creation Altarpiece (2007) at Constitution Hill, Johannesburg in January 2023
In January 2023, the Yale MacMillan Center’s Council on African Studies sponsored research trips to South Africa for two Ph.D. candidates in the Departments of the History of Art and African American...
Cécile Fromont (Photo by Dan Renzetti)
A new four-part Netflix docuseries, “African Queens: Njinga,” tells the story of the 17th-century warrior Queen Njinga, who ruled over the territories of Ndongo and Matamba in present-day Angola....
Amneris Chaparro Martinez, Visiting Professor and Rice Fellow, Council for Latin American and Iberian Studies (CLAIS)
On Wednesday, March 8, International Women’s Day (IWD) was once again celebrated by women’s rights advocates to honor the social, economic, and political achievements of women and to raise awareness...
Dr. Christine Ngaruiya, Assistant Professor in Yale’s Department of Emergency Medicine and the Director of Global Health Research, is the founder and chair of Through the Eyes of She.
On Feb. 24, the Council on African Studies (CAS) at the Yale MacMillan Center celebrated the launch of its Through the Eyes of She (TTES) initiative, which aims to help address the challenges...