Yale alum reaches finals in Sept. 11 memorial contest

In the weeks after Sept. 11, 2001, New York architect Edwin Zawadzki GRD ’96 and his wife and partner Mason Wickham observed dozens of impromptu memorials of teddy bears and votive candles all over their Fort Greene neighborhood. Now a memorial they designed — a table bearing the names of the victims of the attack […]

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Ex-dean Richards wins Gish award

Legendary director Lloyd Richards, former dean of the Yale School of Drama, will take the stage himself Wednesday at New York City’s Hudson Theatre. Instead of acting, Richards will receive one of his field’s highest honors. Richards, who made history as the first black director on Broadway, will be awarded this year’s Dorothy and Lillian […]

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Nonviolence on TV for area high schoolers

WEST HAVEN — Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro said public figures have a lot to learn from the thoughts of Connecticut youths, and she went back to high school Monday to hear their opinions about youth violence. High school students from the New Haven area met on Monday morning at West Haven High School to tape a […]

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Group sends computers to rural India

In India, Gandhi Day is celebrated with parades and festivities. But in New Haven, a group of Yale students and New Haven residents celebrated the Mahatma’s birthday by organizing a computer drive. Approximately 35 people volunteered Saturday at the Regal Inn to begin the drive that will eventually ship 375 used computers to rural areas […]

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Committee to address substance abuse issues

New Haven’s new Office of Substance Abuse Policy and Prevention Commission, or OSAPP, had its first meeting last week to begin discussing strategies for addressing drug addiction in the city. Mayor John DeStefano Jr. attended the inaugural event held in City Hall to spur the start of the commission, which includes in its ranks Assistant […]

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