Africa Week zooms in on culture, new possibilities
This past week, the Yale African Students’ Association (YASA) hosted its annual Africa Week — six days of speakers, movie screenings and cultural shows on campus to celebrate a lesser-known face of the world’s second-largest continent. The theme of Africa Week this year was “Africa 360: A Panoramic Perspective of the Continent.” The week — »
Divorce spreads like contagion
People who have a divorced friend are three times more likely to get divorced themselves, according to a new Yale study. Through analyzing an existing data set of 5,000 people from Framingham, Mass., researchers found divorce may be contagious among friend groups. Not only can divorcees be found in the same social circles, but they »
Beinecke, 50 years later
A special multimedia feature in commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library.
Natural talent preferred
A new Yale study reports that people think more highly of naturally talented people than those who have to work hard to succeed.
Silliman dean to step down
Hugh Flick, who has been a fixture of his college’s community for more than two decades, will step down from his position at the end of the academic year.