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May 22, 2018
When Salman ibn Abdulaziz became crown prince of Saudi Arabia on June 18, 2012, there was a palpable sense of anxiety across the country. This had little to do with the usual...
May 21, 2018
The following History graduate students were awarded Yale and department prizes this commencement weekend. Congratulations to all of our outstanding students!  See below for...
May 17, 2018
April 2018 marked the 20th anniversary of the death of Pol Pot, the leader of Cambodia’s Khmer Rouge, the regime that is responsible for the genocide that in four years took...
May 15, 2018
History major J. Y. Chua won the Law and Society Association award for the undergraduate paper that best represents outstanding work in law and society research. The Strange...
May 15, 2018
Five or six decades ago, a big crowd meant something big. When 250,000 people gathered for the 1963 March on Washington, or nearly a million showed up for the 1982 anti-nukes...
Julia Mansfield, Max Fraser
May 15, 2018
The 58th annual Allan Nevins Prize has been awarded by the Society of American Historians to Julia P.R. Mansfield for her dissertation, “The Disease of Commerce: Yellow Fever...
May 10, 2018
In addition to the students previously announced in YaleNews as winners of Rhodes, Marshall, Gates-Cambridge scholarships, the following students have received fellowships or...