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October 19, 2013
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‘Heart of a Soldier’ author recalls how New Yorker article became prize-winning book

James B. Stewart, a Pulitzer Prize-winning author and reporter for the New Yorker, talked on campus on Oct. 4 about the inspiration for and process behind “Heart of a Soldier,” his 2002 book about Rick Rescorla, a security guard at … Continue reading

February 18, 2013
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‘To the Mountaintop’: Journalist Discusses Social Justice Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow

Award-winning journalist, activist, and author Charlayne Hunter-Gault told a packed audience at Yale that lessons learned from the civil rights movement still have relevance for current and future generations. Hunter-Gault delivered a lecture titled “Social Justice, Equity, and Public Health” … Continue reading

October 14, 2012
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Common Reader Author Visits

Katherine Boo talks of hope and struggle in Annawadi, India Pulitzer Prize-winning author Katherine Boo found that despite having to struggle daily to survive, the people who live in Annawadi, India, also share the common hopes, dreams and aspirations of … Continue reading

December 8, 2011
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U.S. Believers Favor International Action on Climate Change, Nuclear Risk: UMD Poll

COLLEGE PARK, Md. – A majority of Americans professing belief in God favor cooperative international efforts to combat climate change and the spread of nuclear weapons, says a new public opinion poll conducted jointly by the University of Maryland’s Center … Continue reading

June 20, 2011
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Eva Longoria Asks You to Vote for a Brighter Future

*Voting opens for Microsoft Imagine Cup 2011 People’s Choice Award.* NEW YORK — June 20, 2011 — Today, activist, actor, author and philanthropist Eva Longoria asked people around the world to celebrate the amazing work of student humanitarians by voting … Continue reading

November 21, 2010
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Video: Bob Woodward Discusses Investigative Journalism in the New Century

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author Bob Woodward ’65 discussed “Secrets: Uncovering Mysteries in the 21st Century” during a conversation with Steven Brill ’72, LAW ’75, founder of the Yale Journalism Initiative, and Paul Needham ’11, journalism scholar and former editor-in-chief … Continue reading