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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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.

New Jackson senior fellow remains under investigation for ethics violations

One of the Jackson Institute for Global Affairs’ newest fellows remains under investigation in Canada for ethics violations.  Bill Morneau, the former finance minister of […]

Morneau gives a talk in front of a blue and white background.
Jackson Institute hosts second ‘Kurds in the Middle East’ event

On Tuesday, the Jackson Institute for Global Affairs hosted the second event in its four-part discussion series on the Kurds, entitled “Kurds in the Middle […]

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SOM professor assembles special ‘crisis response’ CEO summit

On April 10, nearly 100 major chief executive officers participated in a special “pop up crisis response caucus” convened by Yale School of Management professor […]

Yale creates new principles for divestment from fossil fuels

After years of student advocacy for fossil fuel divestment, the University on Friday released more stringent principles for investment in the fossil fuel industry and […]

Jackson Institute hosts ‘Justice for Kurds’ event

On Tuesday, the Jackson Institute for Global Affairs hosted the inaugural event in its four-part discussion series on the Kurds, titled “Kurds in the Middle […]

Jackson Institute announces 2021 World Fellows cohort

The Jackson Institute unveiled its newest cohort for the Maurice R. Greenberg World Fellows Program, consisting of 16 men and women from around the world, […]

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How the Kerry Initiative will continue without Kerry at the helm

Despite the recent departure of former Secretary of State John Kerry ’66 to serve as President Joe Biden’s climate envoy and his ensuing need to […]

Jackson Institute finds success in Capstone Project, students and faculty say

Even as the COVID-19 pandemic has crippled in-person instruction, the global affairs major’s capstone project has adapted to the public health situation, according to students […]

Yale students on the right and left offer mixed feelings about Biden presidency

Four students from across the political spectrum shared their views on the Biden presidency with the News. While a conservative student was concerned about the […]