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Forging Connections with China over Lunch

April 26, 2018

Yale University has a long history of collaborating with and welcoming Chinese scholars, going back over a hundred years to the very beginning of the twentieth century. A new chapter in that partnership began in 2006 with the inauguration of the... read more

Civil War – Its Burden on Women, Peace, and Security

March 9, 2018

Though she had already taught as an adjunct at Georgetown University for several years, and served as associate director of the Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace, and Security, Mayesha Alam knew she wanted more rigor and credibility, both in... read more

An International Perspective in the Elm City

February 27, 2018

When Darya Smirnova, originally from Odessa, Ukraine, and educated at St. Andrews University in the U.K., arrived at Yale, she wondered if all of her international experiences had prepared her for the rigors of graduate study. “At St. Andrews,... read more

3-MInute Thesis Competition

January 24, 2018

The 3-Minute Thesis competition challenges Yale PhD students to clearly and compellingly describe their thesis to a broad audience - in 3 minutes!  By preparing a successful presentation, students will develop a key professional asset that is just... read more

Classicist to Creative Strategist

January 18, 2018

The literature and rhetoric of ancient Greece and Rome might seem worlds away from the high-tech world of digital marketing, but that doesn’t mean the Classics have nothing to tell us about contemporary business problems. Just ask Michael Zimm (Ph... read more

Yale Alumni Fund recognizes ‘exemplary’ alumni

January 11, 2018

The Yale Alumni Fund honored four individuals with Chairman’s Awards during the combined Association of Yale Alumni Assembly & Yale Alumni Fund Convocation event. The awards, which recognize exemplary fundraising volunteers, were conferred... read more

Exploring Sociology through Humor and Storytelling

November 27, 2017

When Adam Valen Levinson came to Yale to begin his Ph.D. in Sociology, he was already doing something most young scholars only begin after they complete their doctorates: preparing his first book for publication. The Abu Dhabi Bar Mitzvah (W.W.... read more