October 2019 News

October 31, 2019
His mother propelled him from Cross Keys High School to Yale. Now, she faces deportation.  Cristian Padilla Romero represents the immigrant story held out as an example of...
October 21, 2019
As a general rule, Yale puts little stock in external rankings. But every now and again, when there’s especially good news, it’s hard not to boast just a little. And so we...
October 16, 2019
Edward Rugemer is an Associate Professor of African American Studies & History at Yale who studies comparative slavery and abolition and antebellum U.S. history. We...
October 15, 2019
Is there such a thing as “American” cuisine? And if so, how is it defined? Is the nation’s palate limited almost entirely to hot dogs, hamburgers, and pizza? In his new book...
October 14, 2019
A whistleblower’s report of a July phone call between two television personalities who became heads of state could be the provocation for impeachment that the Mueller report...
October 11, 2019
Manuela Sáenz was an Ecuadorian revolutionary who for many years was most famous for her role as the lover of Simón Bolívar - the Venezuelan military leader who secured...
October 4, 2019
Climate has always been with us, but the sciences for assessing it developed partly in Europe’s East. With brilliance, patience, and zest, Deborah R. Coen in Climate in...