Philip Mousavizadeh
Staff Reporter
Philip Mousavizadeh covers the Jackson Institute. He is a first year student in Trumbull College studying Ethics, Politics, and Economics
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University plans for return to in-person classes and full residential experience, requires universal vaccinations

University President Peter Salovey and University Provost Scott Strobel are “cautiously optimistic” that fall term will closely resemble the pre-pandemic Yale experience — with in-person instruction […]

Yale creates new principles for fossil fuel divestment

In April 2021, the University announced a set of new principles that will guide Yale’s investment in the fossil fuel industry, and said that it […]

Jackson Institute sees significant increase in applicants

As test requirements are abandoned, Jackson Institute sees significant increase in applications.

From Horchow Hall to Sub-Saharan Africa: The Jackson Institute’s global and growing reach

A recent successful event demonstrates the international reach of the Jackson Institute, which is looking only to expand as it transitions to a graduate school.

Jackson Institute hosts final ‘Kurds in the Middle East’ event

American Middle East experts discussed the future of American foreign policy in the region, particularly regarding the Kurdish people.

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University takes tentative approach to Chinese collaboration

Yale will maintain, not expand, ties to Chinese universities in light of ongoing political issues.

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Yalies from China struggle to obtain visas, return to New Haven

Despite mounting U.S.-China tensions and roadblocks to obtaining visas, the University will not lend financial support for Chinese students in the visa process.

Yale Law School clinic to represent Latino workers in discrimination suit

Law students from the Workers and Immigrants Rights Advocacy Clinic spoke to the News about the case.

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Jackson Institute hosts third ‘Kurds in the Middle East’ event

The Jackson Institute convened a discussion of the current state of the Kurds in the Middle East from the perspective of two leading diplomats from the region.

Faculty, students weigh in on weekly seminars

Students and faculty expressed mixed feelings about classes that are taught as weekly 110-minute seminars.

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Seven Yale affiliates awarded Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowship for New Americans

The new class of Yale college and graduate students join 26 other recipients of the highly competitive fellowship.