YaleNews Gregg Gonsalves reflects on being awarded a MacArthur Fellowship 2018-11-15T12:05:42.000000000-05:00 Gregg Gonsalves ’17 Ph.D. is a YSPH professor, an adjunct at YLS, an advocate for HIV/AIDS patients — and a recipient of a 2018 MacArthur “genius” grant. Invisible 2018-11-15T12:01:44.000000000-05:00 Stephen L. Carter, the William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Law (Henry Holt and Co.) Committee advises converting Jackson Institute to school of global affairs 2018-11-14T16:52:35.000000000-05:00 An advisory committee report released Nov. 14 recommends adopting a robust, faculty-driven research program dedicated to solving real-world problems. Shared Course Initiative, renewed this year, bridges campuses, continents 2018-11-14T15:30:49.000000000-05:00 Through the Shared Course Initiative, students at Yale, Columbia, and Cornell can take “live” for-credit language courses from all three campuses. Celebrating the leadership and service of Yale alumni 2018-11-14T14:54:54.000000000-05:00 Numerous awards and honors were given at the annual Association of Yale Alumni Assembly and Yale Alumni Fund Convocation on Nov. 8 and 9. The Week Ender: Happenings Nov. 16-18 2018-11-14T13:39:06.000000000-05:00 The Week Ender appears every Thursday in YaleNews and offers highlights of the many activities taking place at the university. At alumni assembly, leading faculty address Yale’s future in the sciences 2018-11-14T13:36:49.000000000-05:00 A science and engineering panel at the recent AYA Assembly & Yale Alumni Fund Convocation featured Peter Schiffer, Akiko Iwasaki, Scott Strobel, and others. Yale Law School unveils Pauli Murray portrait 2018-11-14T13:24:42.000000000-05:00 A new portrait of Murray, the first African American to receive a J.S.D. degree at Yale, was unveiled during a ceremony on Nov. 12. Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom 2018-11-14T11:35:33.000000000-05:00 David W. Blight, the Class of 1954 Professor of History (Simon & Schuster) President Salovey’s message about flyers posted on campus bulletin boards 2018-11-14T11:20:35.000000000-05:00 President Peter Salovey sent this message to the Yale community on Wednesday, Nov. 14 regarding racially provocative flyers on campus bulletin boards.