Yale President Peter Salovey (on the left) listening to former President Jimmy Carter (on the right). The former president was at Woolsey Hall at Yale University on Tuesday Dec. 2, 2014, to discuss his latest book, “A Call to Action: Women, Religion, Violence and Power,” published earlier this year.
The Windham-Campbell literary festival is going on in New Haven this week. Eight writers from around the globe are being honored, having been surprised with prestigious awards that grant them $150,000 each. Here are the voices of a few of them—John Vaillant, Aminatta Forna, and Nadeem Aslam—speaking about their prizewinning work:
Three patients across three different states have new kidneys as a result of a six-person exchange that took place in December. The transplants happened in Connecticut, Ohio and Maine, and the results were announced at press conferences in all three states on Thursday.