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Tanzanian novelist Abdulrazak Gurnah is the 2021 Nobel laureate for literature. The Swedish Academy shared the news on October 7th. They praised “his uncompromising and...
Christine Ngaruiya, MD, MSc, DTM&H, is Assistant Professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine at Yale School of Medicine. She is a co-founding member of the Yale...
President Masisi’s visit to Yale (pictured left to right: Yale’s Eddie Mandhry, President Peter Salovey, President Masisi, and YSE Dean Indy Burke).
President Mokgweetsi Masisi of the Republic of Botswana visited Yale on September 22 to meet with Yale President Peter Salovey, sign a partnership agreement to advance...
The following interview is part of the Council on African Studies’ Alumni Spotlight series featuring graduates from both the Master’s and Bachelor’s Degrees in African...
Four Yale alumni are among 76 graduate students who have been named 2021 Knight-Hennessy Scholars at Stanford University. They are Mez Belo-Osagie ’16, a Ph.D. candidate in...