The Academy Award-nominated documentary “Wasteland” was screened at Yale on Monday as part of the University’s third annual Environmental Film Festival.

‘Wasteland’ humanizes landfill workers

March 29, 2011
Even though the new documentary “Wasteland” was nominated for an Academy Award, it’s full of trash. Yale University’s third annual Environmental Film Festival opened last night to a packed theater in the Whitney Humanities Center for the screening of the highly acclaimed “Wasteland,” directed by Lucy Walker. The film, which also won the Audience Award »

Giant mammals filled dinosaur void

December 3, 2010
Mammals waited until dinosaurs went extinct 65 million years ago to make their move. A new study in the Nov. 26 issue of the journal Science has revealed that in the 20 million years after the extinction of dinosaurs, mammals grew 1,000 times larger. Alison Boyer, a postdoctoral student in the Yale Department of Ecology »

Renowned painter Katz reflects on career

November 30, 2010
Yale students and art enthusiasts packed into the Sculpture Building at 36 Edgewood Ave. Monday night to witness a conversation between two art legends. For the most recent installment of the Monday Night Lecture Series hosted by the Yale University School of Art, Robert Storr, the school’s dean, sat down with the iconic American figurative »

WATER POLO | Bulldogs return to Water Polo Nationals

November 17, 2010
Returning to the National Collegiate Club Water Polo Championships for the second year in a row, the Yale Men’s Club Water Polo team topped its ninth place finish from last year’s competition. The team arrived at Nationals, held in Cedar City, Utah. this year, with an extra year of experience, and a recent New England »