YaleNews Cowles director Larry Samuelson on promoting innovative economics 2017-07-24T10:00:00.000000000-04:00 Issues such as climate change, globalization, health care, and more are the center of current research in economics, at the Cowles Foundation. Freudenburg and Hansen appointed to endowed chairs 2017-07-24T09:20:46.000000000-04:00 Two Yale faculty members, Kirk Freudenburg and Valerie Hansen, were appointed to endowed professorships. Kirk Freudenburg appointed the Ragen Professor of Classics 2017-07-24T09:02:50.000000000-04:00 Kirk Freudenburg, newly appointed as the Brooks and Suzanne Ragen Professor of Classics, focuses his research on the social life of Roman letters. Valerie Hansen designated the Stanley Woodward Professor of History 2017-07-24T08:57:16.000000000-04:00 Professor Valerie Hansen focuses her research on China before 1600, Chinese religious and legal history, and the history of the Silk Road. Exhibit features photographic portrayals of war, real and staged 2017-07-21T15:19:00.000000000-04:00 An art exhibition brings together a range of contemporary approaches to the visual representation of conflict. Yale leads investigation of how to build effective police organizations 2017-07-21T13:06:40.000000000-04:00 A research collaboration between Yale SOM and Mexican organizations will study how to create effective police departments in Mexico. New global network initiative targets problems in cities 2017-07-21T11:11:37.000000000-04:00 How do cities solve the pressing challenges they will face in the coming decades? A new group of Global Network scholars met recently to help design solutions. Yale Divinity School and Andover Newton sign historic agreement 2017-07-21T10:43:31.000000000-04:00 Andover Newton Theological School and Yale Divinity School will begin a new era of theological education on Sterling Quadrangle. Interdisciplinary Yale team takes top prize in Patagonia Case Competition 2017-07-21T09:24:31.000000000-04:00 Last year, a Yale team of graduate students took second place in the Patagonia Eco Innovation Case Competition. This year, the team won. Could slot machines be the key to more effective HIV testing? 2017-07-20T17:36:14.000000000-04:00 A Yale study found that slot machines, or “one-armed bandits,” may offer a clue to how AIDS programs can locate persons living with undiagnosed HIV infection.