International

The paradoxes of nuclear politics with political scientist Alexandre Debs

August 14, 2017

The co-author of a new book about the strategic causes of proliferation discusses why some nations choose to acquire nuclear weapons, while others do not.

Lenin's eco-warriors

August 9, 2017

Fred Strebeigh, senior lecturer, describes how Russia became a global conservation pioneer, having nature preserves totaling 68 million acres.

Yale-NUS College welcomes largest class in its history

August 8, 2017

The incoming Yale-NUS College class includes 248 students from 45 nations, chosen from more than 8,770 applicants.

Seth Jacobowitz wins international prize for new book on Meiji Japan

August 3, 2017

Jacobowitz's “Writing Technology in Meiji Japan" has been honored by the International Convention of Asia Scholars.

Program spurs students to do detective work to explore Aboriginal languages

August 1, 2017

In this boot camp, students learn to take risks and get “messy” — by studying grammar, that is.

Yale Law School students assist woman facing deportation

July 31, 2017

A Norwalk mother of four who sought sanctuary in a New Haven church to avoid deportation was granted an emergency stay this week thanks to Yale law students.

2017 Yale Young African Scholars program kicks off

July 28, 2017

The program, which prepares African secondary students to apply to U.S. universities, is being offered in Accra, Ghana; Kigali, Rwanda; and Harare, Zimbabwe.

Professor and surgeon leads medical mission to Nicaragua with Hand Help

July 27, 2017

Hand Help Inc. travels to Central America to provide highly specialized surgeries that are difficult or impossible to obtain in less-developed countries.

Yale leads investigation of how to build effective police organizations

July 21, 2017

A research collaboration between Yale SOM and Mexican organizations will study how to create effective police departments in Mexico.

New global network initiative targets problems in cities

July 21, 2017

How do cities solve the pressing challenges they will face in the coming decades? A new group of Global Network scholars met recently to help design solutions.