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2022 Hecht Award Winners: Project leaders from left, Jeannette Ickovics, Kaveh Khoshnood and Carol Oladele.
Projects examining climate change and urban health, substance use disorder and mental health, and the relationship between food insecurity and hypertension have been selected as the recipients of...
Henry R. Luce Director of the MacMillan Center, Steven Wilkinson
Yale MacMillan is thrilled to share that Steven Wilkinson, the Nilekani Professor of India and South Asia and the Henry R. Luce Director at the Whitney and Betty MacMillan Center for International...
Paul Brass. Illustration: The Wire
Paul R. Brass (1936-2022), who recently passed away after a long illness, made many important contributions over his long career, but he may be best known for two terrific books on India’s linguistic...
Sunil Amrith (Photo by Bram Belloni)
Yale historian Sunil Amrith has been awarded the 2022 Dr. A.H. Heineken Prize for History in recognition of his examination of the historical origins of inequality within and between countries and...
Speaking alongside WHO officials and health ministers, Mobarak described his field work testing public health interventions informed by behavioral science. Professor Ahmed Mushfiq Mobarak, a...
Council on African Studies Program Coordinator Norah Langat at ASAA 2022 Conference
The Council on African Studies (CAS) and the Fox International Fellowship participated in the African Studies of Africa Association’s (ASAA) biennial conference, which took place at the University of...
Clockwise from top left: Marius Kothor, Amanda Joyce Hall, Doyle Calhoun, Thuto Thipe
The Council on African Studies congratulates four of its graduate affiliates on accepting tenure track positions at universities across the US. The affiliates, Doyle Calhoun, Amanda Joyce Hall,...
The whole MacMillan team sends a heartfelt congratulations to this year’s graduates, as well as all those who came back to campus last week to celebrate in person after two years of remote...
Priyamvada Natarajan
Priyamvada Natarajan, a Yale astrophysicist who explores cosmology, gravitational lensing, and black hole physics, is being honored with a Liberty Science Center (LSC) Genius Award for her extensive...
Credit: Taghyeer Organization
To do good science, we need to include diverse perspectives, work across disciplines and think outside the box while reminding ourselves that our goal as scientists is to serve humanity. I am...
The Council on East Asian Studies at Yale University invited Jin Y. Park, Professor and the Chair of the Department of Philosophy and Religion at American University, to deliver the 3rd Seong-Yawng...
(Top row, left to right) O. Keith Baker, Karen C. Seto, Richard Gutierrez Bribiescas, Rohini Pande, (second row, left to right) Alison Richard, Justin Driver, Ruslan Medzhitov, and Eduardo A. Groisman
Eight Yale faculty members in fields as diverse as anthropology, geography, law, and medicine are among the 261 accomplished individuals elected new members of the American Academy of Arts and...