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Video: Dean Kerwin K. Charles Discusses Scholarship and the Fight for Racial Justice

June 17, 2020

Dean Kerwin K. Charles and John A. Byrne of Poets & Quants discussed Charles’ journey from Guyana to a life in academia, his research on the economic aspects of inequality and racism, his own experiences as a person of color, and his thoughts on the role of higher education in promoting racial justice.  

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#VirtualYale Connections: Prof. Rodrigo Canales on Taking a Hands-On Exercise Online

May 1, 2020
A Zoom still of Prof. Rodrigo Canales

We’ve been talking with members of the Yale SOM community about their experiences teaching and learning at home over the last month. Professor Rodrigo Canales told us what happened when he moved a hands-on team project—an exercise designed to illustrate the value of experimentation—onto Zoom. 

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#VirtualYale Connections: Prof. Zoë Chance on Teaching Online

April 20, 2020

We’ve been talking—over Zoom, of course—with members of the Yale SOM community about their experiences teaching and learning at home over the last month. Prof. Zoë Chance told us about the challenges and unexpected benefits of the virtual classroom, and what happens when the technology breaks down the middle of class.  

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