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African women leaders convene at Yale University

May 16, 2019

From May 10-17, participants in the Leadership Forum for Strategic Impact met on campus to advance the cause of women leaders on the continent of Africa.

Incarceration for low-level drug crimes rapidly spreading TB in Brazil

May 14, 2019

Brazilian prisoners are 23 times more likely to contract tuberculosis than members of the general population, a new report has found.

YSPH collaborating with China to develop new medical payment models

May 10, 2019

Yale School of Public Health Dean Sten H. Vermund traveled to Beijing in January 2019 to meet with officials from China’s National Health Commission.

National Cancer Center partnership expected to advance research at Yale

May 8, 2019

A new partnership with the National Cancer Center of China will provide new opportunities for collaborative research, clinical trials, and workforce training.

Two undergraduates will study language abroad with Boren Scholarships

May 6, 2019

Yale College sophomores Anne Northrup and Jordan Farenhem will study Russian in Georgia and Bahasa Indonesian in Indonesia, respectively.

SOM Insights: Can the microcredit model be improved?

April 30, 2019

Microcredit is often touted as an effective policy tool to fight global poverty. But studies suggest that the long-term impact on recipients’ lives is limited.

Journalist decries the ‘forgetting’ of Tiananmen revolt

April 25, 2019

In a talk titled “Tiananmen at Thirty,” author and journalist Louisa Lim discussed the 1989 event’s lasting global impact and its suppression in China.

A World of Empires: The Russian Voyage of the Frigate ‘Pallada’

April 23, 2019

Edyta M. Bojanowska, professor of Slavic languages and literatures (Harvard University Press)

Study documents electoral corruption in Hungary

April 22, 2019

Yale political scientist Isabela Mares and her co-author have documented the first proof of electoral clientelism in a European Union state.

Albright, Rice, Clinton, and Kerry discuss U.S. role on world stage

April 18, 2019

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.