YaleNews This November on ‘The MacMillan Report’ 2016-12-02T23:31:00.000000Z India’s power and territoriality in South Asia and a recent case challenging the nation’s copyright laws were among the topics explored in November on “The MacMillan Report,” a one-on-one interview show presented by Yale’s Whitney and Betty MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies at Yale... Lamar University professor wins Frederick Douglass Book Prize 2016-12-02T16:35:00.000000Z Jeff Forret, professor of history at Lamar University in Beaumont, Texas, has been selected as the winner of the 2016 Frederick Douglass Book Prize for his book “Slave Against Slave: Plantation Violence in the Old South” (Louisiana State University Press). Transgender mother tells of challenges to parental rights 2016-12-02T16:11:00.000000Z Transgender parents face special challenges in America’s legal system, parent and activist Jessica Lynn told a Yale Law School audience Dec. 1. Report outlines principles for renaming campus buildings 2016-12-02T14:51:00.000000Z The report of the Committee to Establish Principles on Renaming — offering clear guidelines on university decisions to remove a historical name from a campus building, space, or structure — has been approved by President Peter Salovey and Yale’s trustees. EU’s ambassador to the U.N. speaks about evolving political order 2016-12-01T20:52:00.000000Z Conveying a narrative of globalization and political upheaval that has become familiar to western nations in the past year, João Vale de Almeida, the European Union’s (EU) ambassador to the United Nations since October 2015, spoke to a crowd of about 100 Yale community members at Kroon Hall on Nov. ... Eight Yalies are named 2018 Schwarzman Scholars 2016-12-01T20:33:00.000000Z Four current Yale students and four alumni will pursue graduate study next year at Tsinghua University in Beijing, one of China’s premier institutions, as Schwarzman Scholars. A watershed moment in understanding how H2O conducts electricity 2016-12-01T19:00:00.000000Z Scientists have taken spectroscopic snapshots of nature’s most mysterious relay race: the passage of extra protons from one water molecule to another during conductivity. Q&A: New CPIRT director on lung infections, antibiotics, and climate change 2016-12-01T17:19:00.000000Z This summer, the new Yale Center for Pulmonary Infection Research and Treatment (CPIRT) held its first meeting, with the goal of breathing fresh air into the science of lung infection. Conceived by associate professor Dr. Charles Dela Cruz as a cross-disciplinary hub for investigators, CPIRT brings ... Yale to build center for innovative thinking 2016-12-01T14:01:00.000000Z Yale is launching a new university-wide center for innovative thinking. The center’s mission will be to inspire students from diverse backgrounds and disciplines to seek innovative ways to solve real-world problems. The Week Ender: Happenings Dec. 2-4 2016-12-01T13:00:28.000000Z The Week Ender appears every Thursday in Yale News and offers highlights of the many activities taking place at the university Friday-Sunday.