Teacher talks education

January 11, 2006 • 0
The contemporary American education system has serious problems of inequality and needs teachers who will provide support for underprivileged students, 2005 National Teacher of the Year Jason Kamras said at a Pierson College Master’s Tea Tuesday. Speaking to approximately 30 students, faculty and other guests, Kamras described his evolution from a Princeton undergraduate reluctantly pondering »

Shimada takes over the YSO baton

September 15, 2005 • 0
Among all the new faces in the Yale Symphony Orchestra this year, one seems to stand out more than the rest. As the YSO begins its 40th season, Maestro Toshiyuki Shimada takes the podium to become the 10th conductor of the orchestra. Appointed last May, he replaces interim director George Rothman, who assumed the position »