Tag: Yale University

The Professor, the Donors and a Clash at Yale

To the Editor: Re “At Yale, a Celebrated Program on Power Gets a Lesson in Politics” (front page, Oct. 1): As a historian, a high school teacher and a Yale alumna, I was dismayed to read that Yale seems to have bowed to donor pressure on the curriculum of its Brady-Johnson Program in Grand Strategy. […]

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Yale Says Its Vinland Map, Once Called a Medieval Treasure, Is Fake

In 1965, Yale revealed the map to the public, with stories appearing in major newspapers, including on the front page of The New York Times. At the time, the school’s experts believed the map was compiled around 1440, about 50 years before Christopher Columbus sailed west. Archaeologists and scholars have no doubt that a small […]

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