January 2019 News

Two football helmets, facing each other, on a green numerated field. One shows the Patriot's logo, the other that of the Ram's.
January 31, 2019
This Sunday’s Super Bowl will feature a 40-something QB up against a rival who’s only in his 20s. But does age really matter? Yale SEAS researchers weigh in. 
Formal headshot of James Forman
January 30, 2019
The moderated conversations will pair an academic with an outside practitioner discussing a major issue of current public interest.
Formal headshot of Christopher L. Miller, a white man.
January 30, 2019
In his new book, “Impostors: Literary Hoaxes and Cultural Authenticity,” Miller asserts that even the best literary critics can be fooled by a good hoax.
Book cover of History on the Margins, which shows a black and white picture with a congragation of people in it.
January 29, 2019
John Merriman, the Charles Seymour Professor of History (University of Nebraska Press)
Portrait of Deborah Thomas, sitting by a brick wall, smiling.
January 28, 2019
Speakers will include Deborah Thomas, Ilona Katzew, Duana Fullwiley, Gyanendra Pandey, and Anupama Rao. Events are scheduled Feb. 12 through April 9.
Formal headshot of Andrew Houck
January 28, 2019
Princeton’s Andrew Houck will visit Yale on Jan. 31 and Feb. 1 to present seminars on diversity and STEM education for the Poorvu Center and Quantum Institute.
Colored image of space showing two bright, circular elements surrounded by other smaller, scatered ones.
January 24, 2019
Thanks to the Hubble telescope, Yale astronomers were able to witness a new galaxy devoured by a nearby galaxy cluster — a drama over 300 millions years old.