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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...
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...
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...
Drs. Friedland, Moll and Shenoi at Celebration
Gerald Friedland, MD, professor emeritus and senior research scientist in medicine (infectious diseases) and professor emeritus of medicine, epidemiology and public health; was recently honored at a ceremony at the HIV clinic in Tugela Ferry, KwaZulu-Natal province, South...
From left: William Lauenroth, Indy Burke, and Oswald Schmitz
More than a few times in the past couple of years people have told Indy Burke that there’s a research station in Kenya that she simply had to check out. The Mpala Research Centre, a 48,000-acre site where wild elephants and zebra mingle with herds of lives...
  Gerald Friedland, MD, professor emeritus and senior research scientist in medicine (infectious diseases) and professor emeritus of medicine, epidemiology and public health; was recently honored at a ceremony at the HIV clinic in Tugela Ferry, KwaZulu-Natal provinc...
Photo by Indy Burke
More than a few times in the past couple of years people have told Indy Burke that there’s a research station in Kenya that she simply had to check out. The Mpala Research Centre, a 48,000-acre site where wild elephants and zebra mingle with herds of lives...
Pericles Lewis, Tracy Rabin and officials from Makerere University in Uganda
  Following faculty concerns about the Yale African Studies program’s lack of resources, Vice President Pericles Lewis traveled across the African continent over spring break to discuss Yale’s scholarship and research with academics and to strengthen Yale&rsq...
Lina Ayenew
When Lina Ayenew ’10 B.A., ’11 M.P.H. first attended an information session on fellowships by the Yale-China Association as a graduate student, she wasn’t sure if she was a good fit. Born in Ethiopia, Ayenew took language classes in French and Spa...
Pericles Lewis and ALA officials
  While traveling in Africa over spring break, Pericles Lewis, vice president for global strategy and deputy provost for international affairs, visited the African Leadership Academy (ALA) campus in Johannesburg, South Africa.  Co-founded in 2004 by Yale ...

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