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December 11, 2016
The 2017 application for the Yale Young African Scholars Program (YYAS) is now available! YYAS is a high-intensity program that brings together African secondary school...
November 21, 2016
Two students from the Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies (F&ES) have been awarded the 2016 MK McCarthy-RW Worth Scholarship for Leadership in...
October 27, 2016
In 2015, Fund for Peace, a nonprofit research institution that specializes in foreign affairs, gave South Sudan a 114.5 on its annual Failed State Index. This score, higher...
October 25, 2016
When Yale alumnus Eddy Gicheru Oketch was growing up in rural Kenya, he witnessed the tribal violence that erupted in his country following disputed elections. He observed...
October 24, 2016
In the fall of 2005, Asghar Rastegar, M.D., and Majid Sadigh, M.D., travelled to Kampala, Uganda, to explore a collaboration with Makerere College of Health Sciences and...
October 10, 2016
A strong network of friends may be just as big a factor in acts of group violence as having a charismatic leader or a savvy battle plan, according to a new study....

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