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Yale University comprises three major academic components: Yale College (the undergraduate program), the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, and the professional schools. In addition, Yale encompasses a wide array of centers and programs, libraries, museums, and administrative support offices. Approximately 11,250 students attend Yale.

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A mural dedicated to Du Bois and the Old Seventh Ward is painted on the corner of 6th and South streets in Philadelphia. Paul Marotta/Getty Images

W.E.B. Du Bois’ study ‘The Philadelphia Negro’ at 125 still explains roots of the urban Black experience – sociologist Elijah Anderson tells why it should be on more reading lists

Over a century ago, white Philadelphia elites believed the city was going to the dogs – and they blamed poor Black inner-city residents instead of the racism that kept this group disenfranchised.
Unchecked, politicians are likely to try to grab as much electoral power as they can. Fabrice LEROUGE/ONOKY via Getty Images

How politicians can draw fairer election districts − the same way parents make kids fairly split a piece of cake

Electoral redistricting is a high-stakes political game, so Democrats and Republicans have a hard time playing fair. When they’re made to work together, a more representative result is possible.
The 1802 Battle of Crête-à-Pierrot was part of Napoléon’s effort to retake Haiti − then known as Saint-Domingue − and reestablish slavery in the colony. Wikimedia Commons

The Napoléon that Ridley Scott and Hollywood won’t let you see

Leaving out the history of Napoléon’s brutal subjugation of Haiti is akin to making a movie about Hitler without mentioning the Holocaust.
Republican presidential candidates Nikki Haley, and Sen. Tim Scott stand on stage with their hands on their hearts at the Republican presidential primary debate last month (AP Photo/Morry Gash/CP)

Why are brown and Black people supporting the far right?

Prof. Daniel Martinez HoSang of Yale University discusses the rising popularity of the far-right with people of colour – what he calls multicultural white supremacy.
We feel rewarded by reactions to information we share, and that can lead to good and bad habits. Linka A Odom/DigitalVision via Getty Images

Social media can in fact be made better: Research shows it is possible to reward users for sharing accurate information instead of misinformation

Fighting misinformation doesn’t have to involve restricting content or dampening people’s enthusiasm for sharing it. The key is turning bad habits into good ones.
Seorang perempuan berjalan di Raqa, bekas ibu kota Negara Islam Suriah, pada Desember 2020. Delil Souleiman/AFP via Getty Images

Riset: Pembatasan COVID-19 secara tak terduga telah mengurangi kekerasan ISIS

Pemimpin dunia dan pakar kebijakan luar negeri memperkirakan ISIS akan meningkatkan serangannya selama masa pandemi COVID-19, tapi lockdown justru membantu mempersulit mereka melakukan kekerasan.
A woman walks in Raqa, the former Syrian capital of the Islamic State, in December 2020. Delil Souleiman/AFP via Getty Images

COVID-19 restrictions unexpectedly reduced Islamic State violence – political science experts explain why

While some world leaders and foreign policy experts expected IS to increase its attacks during COVID-19’s early days, travel bans and curfews helped slow violence.

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