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Improv to a cappella, arts fill winter weekend

February 4, 2008 • 0
Kicking off with Thursday’s talk by French film director and screenwriter Olivier Assayas, the Fourth Annual Winter Arts Festival, which took place this weekend, featured 16 artistic events ranging from film screenings to a bookmaking workshop. The Winter Arts Festival, sponsored by the Yale Student Activities Committee, took place from Thursday to Sunday and included »
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Lama discusses Western perceptions of Buddhism

January 28, 2008 • 0
Tibetan lama and filmmaker Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche takes pride in his connection to the Buddhist tradition, which puts emphasis on critical self-education. But at a Friday talk, “Projecting the Dharma: Film and the Transmission of Buddhism to the West,” he joked that the media’s projection of Buddhism as just “a path to happiness” is a »
Sci-Tech

Univ. goes global with green studies

October 31, 2007 • 0
Six months after Yale launched a program to bring environmentally friendly practices to developing countries, a team of faculty and students are working in India to make the University’s global goal a reality. The Yale Center for Industrial Ecology’s “Program on Industrial Ecology in Developing Countries” was launched last April to promote the study of »
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More Elis demand vaccine

October 10, 2007 • 0
Demand for Gardasil — the vaccine against the human papillomavirus — has increased this semester following a Yale University Health Services decision to insure the immunization under the Yale Health Plan. YUHS Director Paul Genecin said there was only modest interest in Gardasil last year — before Prescription Plus began subsidizing it — because students »