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August 23, 2018
History of Science and Medicine welcomes three new faculty members for the 2018-2019 academic year. Simone Browne, Visiting Associate Professor, Tess Lanzarotta, Lecturer in...
August 2, 2018
Yale University’s Program in History of Science and Medicine seeks to appoint a tenure-track assistant professor with expertise in transnational or cross-cultural history of...
July 26, 2018
The earth is currently at its hottest point in recorded history and sea levels continue to rise to alarming levels around the globe- how did we get to our current climate...
July 20, 2018
Climate in Motion: Science, Empire, and the Problem of Scale Deborah R. Coen University of Chicago Press (2018) A world power ruled by the eccentric Habsburg monarchy, the...
July 20, 2018
Climate in Motion by Deborah R. Coen Today, predicting the impact of human activities on the earth’s climate hinges on tracking interactions among phenomena of radically...
July 9, 2018
The History Department will be moving to McClellan Hall at the beginning of the fall semester as renovations on the Hall of Graduate Studies begin.  HGS will be transformed...
For many rural 19th century Americans, dose size was the only different between human and veterinary medicines, and as such include instructions for both human and animal use. (Photo credit: Kendall Teare)
June 19, 2018
Eliza Smith was a housewife and best-selling author, whose book, “The Compleat Housewife,” is filled with more than 300 recipes for cordials, roasts, pickling — and how to...