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Afghan students visiting Yale CEID
  This story originally appeared in Yale Engineering magazine. There are plenty of challenges involved with designing and building robots — even more so when you’re working from several different points on Earth. This past summer, 17 Yale students...
PrepaTec Adopts Yale RULER Program
Although society has traditionally favored a high IQ over a high EQ (emotional intelligence quota), experts believe that the latter can significantly improve a person’s quality of life. At the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence, researchers have devised a way to...
Anne Underhill
Professor Anne Underhill, who is chair of the Anthropology Department, has collaborated with archaeologists at Shandong University, China, on regional surveys and excavation work since 1995—initiating one of the first Sino-American archaeology projects— to help und...
HAPPINESS Project
Research from the World Health Organization (WHO) has found that more than 500 million people worldwide suffer from mental health disorders, costing the global economy more than $1 trillion in U.S. dollars annually in lost productivity. Of those people, a f...
Meet the Yale Alumni Association. After four decades as the Association of Yale Alumni, the organization by and for Yale alumni has changed its name as part of a comprehensive rebranding that includes a new visual identity, a refined mission statement, and a new website to be...
Nasser Kakembo, MD, is a pediatric surgeon—one of just four among the 200 surgeons who serve more than 40 million people in Uganda. He gets up at 5 a.m. every weekday and drives 40 minutes to the hospital in Kampala, the capital city. He recently treated a young orphan ...
Helen Gichohi
Posed as a question, it sounds like a corny joke. Why do they need to build the highways in Africa so high? So giraffes can walk underneath! But for ecologists like Helen Gichohi, it’s a legitimate concern. As the African continent aims to modernize its infras...
A new social pension program in rural China isn’t just providing older adults with more financial security, Yale School of Public Health researchers say, it’s also improving their mental health. It may seem obvious that a post-retirement pension income is going to...
Twenty years of peace: Progress and possibilities in Northern Ireland
On November 30, the MacMillan Center, in conjunction with Queen’s University Belfast, hosted a conference commemorating and reflecting on twenty years of the Good Friday Agreement, titled “Twenty Years of Peace: Progress and Possibilities in Northern Ireland.&rdquo...
Preserving Cultural Heritage
  The benefits of both wildlife and heritage conservation were the focus of the 2018 “Culture in Crisis” Conference convened in October at the University of Pretoria (UP) in South Africa. The event was co-hosted by the Victoria and Albert Museum in London, Y...