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Yale University

Yale University is a private Ivy League research university located in New Haven, Connecticut. Founded in 1701 in the Colony of Connecticut, the university is the third-oldest institution of higher education in the United States. In 1861, the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences became the first U.S. institution to award the Ph.D. Yale became a founding member of the Association of American Universities in 1900. Yale's system of more than two dozen libraries holds 12.5 million volumes. 49 Nobel Laureates have been affiliated with the University as students, faculty, and staff. Yale has nurtured many notable alumni, including five U.S. Presidents, 19 U.S. Supreme Court Justices, and several foreign heads of state. Yale Law School is the most selective law school in the country.

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  • Fundamentals of Physics, II

    This is a continuation of Fundamentals of Physics, I (PHYS 200), the introductory course on the principles and methods of physics for students who have good preparation...

  • Game Theory

    This course is an introduction to game theory and strategic thinking. Ideas such as dominance, backward induction, Nash equilibrium, evolutionary stability, commitment,...

  • Global Population Growth

    This survey course introduces students to the important and basic material on human fertility, population growth, the demographic transition and population policy....

  • Hemingway, Fitzgerald, Faulkner

    This course examines major works by Hemingway, Fitzgerald, and Faulkner, exploring their interconnections on three analytic scales: the macro history of the United...

  • Introduction to Ancient Greek History

    This is an introductory course in Greek history tracing the development of Greek civilization as manifested in political, intellectual, and creative achievements...

  • Introduction to Astrophysics

    This course focuses on three particularly interesting areas of astronomy that are advancing very rapidly: Extra-Solar Planets, Black Holes, and Dark Energy. Particular...

  • Introduction to Biomedical Engineering

    The course covers basic concepts of biomedical engineering and their connection with the spectrum of human activity. It serves as an introduction to the fundamental...

  • Introduction to Political Philosophy

    This course is intended as an introduction to political philosophy as seen through an examination of some of the major texts and thinkers of the Western political...

  • Introduction to Psychology

    What do your dreams mean? Do men and women differ in the nature and intensity of their sexual desires? Can apes learn sign language? Why can't we tickle ourselves?...