Yale Student heads Clean Energy Start-up in Egypt

Image Caption: Deena Mousa’s (‘20) Shamsina brings clean energy security to Cairo families Since 2015, Deena Mousa (JE ‘20) has served as the founder and head of Shamsina, a solar energy start-up operating in Egypt. Shamsina looks […]

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Will Nguyen to be Reunited with Family

Image Caption: Yale graduate Will Nguyen is released by Vietnam after more than a month in detention for joining a protest against ‘special economic zones.’ For American citizen Will Nguyen, a deportation sentence means being reunited […]

Yale alum William Nguyen arrested in Vietnam protests against special ...

Image Caption: Active police presence in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam photographed by YRIS Editor Muriel Wang William Nguyen graduated from Yale College in 2008 and expected to complete a master’s degree at the University of […]

Should IR be Taught at High School?

On Saturday, April 21st, high school students from around New England came to Yale’s campus to participate in the International Relations Symposium at Yale (IRSY). While many high school students interested in the field of international […]

Yale UNICEF holds conference on child trafficking

Yale UNICEF, an undergraduate organization committed to raising awareness for international children’s issues, hosted its annual spring conference on Saturday, April 7th, focusing on the issue of child trafficking. The event ran from 10:00 am to […]

Yale set to host conference on Cyberwarfare and Artificial Intelligenc ...

The Johnson Center for American Diplomacy and the Jackson Institute will host their annual conference on April 6th and 7th, bringing together leading foreign policy experts for discussions on cybersecurity, in particular cyberwarfare, and its effects […]

Fifty lies and a truth: Experiencing controversy in Ukraine and Georgi ...

Russian BMP-2 of the 58th Army of the North Caucasus Military District in South Ossetia during the 2008 South Ossetia War. This past Spring Break I had the opportunity to travel to Georgia and Ukraine as […]

Refugee and Immigrant Student Education holds spoken word festival

The Yale student group RISE (Refugee and Immigrant Student Education) hosted its second annual spoken word festival on March 2. RISE, formerly known as Students of Salaam, started in January of 2016 and works towards a mission […]

First undergraduate international policy competition held at Jackson I ...

On Saturday, February 10th, the Jackson Institute for Global Affairs hosted the first iteration of the Yale International Policy Competition, founded by Elisabeth Siegel (MY ‘20), Sophia Wang (MY ‘20), Alexander Jang (JE ‘19), and Yoojin […]

Policy expert William Polk gives three-part talk at Yale

William R. Polk, a veteran foreign policy consultant, author and professor of Middle Eastern studies, spoke on Monday, February 5th about the evolution of the United States’ civil-military relationship. This was one of a three part […]

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