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November 28, 2016
Graduate student Jessica Newman’s dissertation, “(Re)Making Worthy Women: Abortion, Unplanned Pregnancy, and Activism in Morocco”, has been awarded the 2016 AFA Dissertation Award. According to the AFA, “Jessica’s rich research on strategies of activism and care surrounding abortion and... Read more
November 22, 2016
Considered one of the most prestigious awards for international study, the Rhodes Scholarship was created in 1902 at the bequest of British philanthropist Cecil Rhodes. The award provides all expenses for two or three years of study at Oxford to those students who best exemplify “academic... Read more
November 12, 2016
The application of radiographic imaging methods like conventional X-Ray and computed tomography (CT) in bioarchaeological research is normally considered to be non-invasive. While this holds true on the macro- and microscopic level, little is known about potentially induced damage on the molecular... Read more
November 10, 2016
This past weekend, Yale Anthropology faculty and students attended the Northeastern Evolutionary Primatologists (NEEP) meeting at Hunter College in New York City. The conference was attended by approximately 130 primatologists from universities across the Northeast and is an ideal venue for... Read more
November 10, 2016
In a 2011 Sesame Street episode, a monster named Murray learns a new word: empathy. If his friend — in this case, celebrity guest Mark Ruffalo — is sad about losing a favorite teddy bear, and Murray can imagine that feeling, to the point where he feels it, too — well, there you have it. “That was... Read more
November 6, 2016
Congratulations to graduate student Tram Luong on being awarded the 2016-2017 Dean’s Emerging Scholar Award. The award is part of an initiative to help foster a diverse, equitable, and inclusive graduate student community at Yale. The awards are offered to currently-matriculated PhD students... Read more
November 4, 2016
Yale University is conducting an interdisciplinary open rank search for social scientists who develop and apply techniques at the research frontier of statistics and data science. Each appointment will be in the relevant social science department.  It is expected that half of the associated... Read more

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