CAREL AND AUGENSTEIN: Renewing the fight against AIDS

November 9, 2011
On Tuesday, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton delivered an address at the National Institutes of Health laying out America’s renewed commitment to the fight against global HIV/AIDS. Citing major advances of the last several years, including the benefits of scaled-up male medical circumcision, improved mother-to-child transmission prevention, and early initiation of AIDS treatment which reduces »

Carel and Jack: Say no to global health cuts

February 17, 2011
Yalies care about global health — at least passively. You may read the news, think you’re up on current issues. You know all about what’s going on in Egypt, who won at the Grammys, and even how the Jeopardy-playing supercomputer Watson works. But did you realize that the U.S. government, through looming budget cuts, could »

Augenstein and Carel: Obama’s unfulfilled promise

November 1, 2010
On Saturday, about a dozen Yalies joined forces with Harvard students in Bridgeport; surprisingly enough, they were coming together to protest, of all things, an Obama rally. Why would Yale and Harvard undergraduates and School of Public Health students protest against an administration which, by and large, we are hoping will be re-elected in two »