Yale alumni tell tale of one name, two lives

One day in 1936, the Peekskill Evening Star ran a cover with two obituaries for two men named Hamilton Fish: one, a New York statesman and the son of a former secretary of state, and the other, a cannibalistic serial killer who met his end by electric chair.

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Yale Press grant seen as shift in arts publishing

For arts and architecture scholars at Yale, a new electronic library project signals a shift toward a more digitized publishing industry.

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English colloquia inspire discourse through diversity

In the coming semester, graduate students in the English Department will aim to bring the most unique and innovative researchers in the discipline to Yale.

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Film series honors Russian filmmaker’s influence

This semester, the Whitney Humanities Center will pay tribute to the legacy of a Russian film director whose work covered war, corruption and fraternity.

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Film Studies major renamed, incorporating Media Studies

After a recent name change to their program, students in Yale’s Film and Media Studies major expect to market themselves to a broader professional audience.

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Exhibit explores technology in architecture

In an upcoming exhibition, the Yale School of Architecture gallery will be home to a variety of revolutionary contraptions, including a morphing wall that can read the “digital mood” of the room.

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Screenwriting grows amidst limited resources

Filmmaking and screenwriting have been burgeoning interests for Yalies. The craft has grown, and gained recognition and respect from the Yale administration, but many say that the program has outgrown its size, and that its popularity calls for further attention.

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Film website development underway

Student filmmakers on campus have united to create a website for members of the Yale community to stay on top of the undergraduate film scene.

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Poet laureates employ humor in readings

On Tuesday afternoon, U.S. poet laureates of the past and present arrived on campus to present selected works from their prolific careers.

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Orchestra to accompany ballet dancers

For the first time in its history, the Yale Undergraduate Ballet Company will perform with a live orchestra.

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YSO reveals filmmaking process

At midnight on Halloween, a herd of costume-clad students packed into Woolsey Hall to witness a tale of romance, school spirit and lost puppies.

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New grant promotes Chinese scholarship

A newly funded initiative from the department of East Asian languages and literatures aims to make pre-modern Chinese texts more accessible to scholars.

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