News

Search News

happy volunteers
Yale Day of Service kicks off its second decade of community service, giving back, and empowering alumni to make a difference on Saturday, May 11. And now you can sign up to be part of this global event. Registration is open for the 11th Yale Day of Service. The off...
Photo by Veronica Baker
On a recent day this spring, Veronica Baker found herself clinging to a jagged limestone rock face in the hills surrounding Ramallah, Palestine. The first-year Jackson graduate student and rock climbing enthusiast was there for more than just an adventurous outing o...
(Photo credit: Tony Fiorini)
Four former U.S. secretaries of state shared a stage at Woolsey Hall on April 18 and offered their insights on the state of democracy both at home and abroad. Madeleine Albright, Condoleezza Rice, Hillary Clinton ’73 J.D., and John Kerry ’66 B.A. — four of t...
Though Yalies have joined Yale-NUS students for learning experiences abroad before, this year will mark the first time that Yale-NUS has reserved two spots for Yale students in each of its summertime “Learning Across Boundaries” programs. The programs — usua...
Steven I. Wilkinson
Steven I. Wilkinson, the Nilekani Professor of India and South Asian Studies and a professor of political science and international affairs, will be the next Henry R. Luce Director of the Whitney and Betty MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies at Yale. He wi...
Photo credit: Sheldon McLeod
Africa is urbanizing fast, as its population grows and many flocks to cities in search of jobs, education and healthcare. Studies show that hundreds of millions more Africans will live in cities over the next three decades. Many of these new urban Africans, however, are like...
Photo credit: Brita Belli
A meet-and-greet at La Casa Cultural Center in honor of “50 Years of Latinos at Yale” on April 12 brought together students and alumni from across the generations to share experiences and reminisce about the history and evolution of Latinos at Yale. &ldq...
YAI
When President Peter Salovey announced the Yale Africa Initiative (YAI) during his inaugural address in 2013, he promised to foster new directions in research on Africa, identify new partnerships, and strengthen recruitment efforts — all while emphasizing teach...
Jackson Institute
The Yale Board of Trustees has approved the transformation of the university’s Jackson Institute for Global Affairs into a school, President Peter Salovey announced April 6.    The new school will apply evidence-based scholarship to challenges of ma...
Africa Salon, Yale’s contemporary African arts and culture festival, returns to New Haven Friday, April 12 – Saturday, April 13. The fifth annual Africa Salon festival will bring poets, writers, filmmakers, comedians, and musical artists to Yale and New Haven...