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YCBA re-examines Indian pottery

October 19, 2011 • 0
Of the paintings hanging on the walls of the Yale Center for British Art, not all are historically accurate. On Tuesday, Edward Cooke, director of the study of American art and culture at British Art Center, led a discussion titled “Anglo (Mis)representation of Indian Craft: Arthur William Devis’ Indian Potter.” The talk focused on 18th-century »
Yale researchers have discovered chemical triggers that may help to cure baldness. Forty million men currently suffer from baldness in the United States alone.
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Yale researchers find key to baldness

September 6, 2011 • 1252
Baldness may soon become a thing of the past, Yale researchers hope. Yale researchers have uncovered chemical triggers that could restore hair growth in bald men. Bald men have stem cells in their hair follicles, a known fact that the new Yale study, led by assistant biology professor Valerie Horsley, used to discover a way »
A new Yale School of Architecture exhibit, “Ceci n’est pas une rêverie: The Architecture of Stanley Tigerman,” is timed to coincide with the arrival of Tigerman’s complete drawing archive at the Architecture School.
Culture

Tigerman exhibition a dreamy reality

September 6, 2011 • 0
The works of Stanley Tigerman ’60 ARC ’61, currently on display at the School of Architecture Gallery, allow viewers a glimpse into the famed architect’s dual nature as a starry-eyed hopeful and a practical realist. Over 100 people crowded the opening reception in the School of Architecture gallery in Rudolph Hall on Thursday night to »
Culture

Photography exhibit a reminder of Jewish struggles

April 19, 2011 • 0
Last night, just one floor up from where students were setting up for Seder in the Joseph Slifka Center for Jewish Life at Yale, a photography exhibition of Jewish ghettos during the Nazi regime provided an antithesis to the celebratory mood downstairs. The show, titled “Images of Displacement I,” features 28 black-and-white photographs taken by »
Culture

Lipton GRD ’11 talks art and global health

April 5, 2011 • 1
When Dara Lipton GRD ’11 studied art as an undergraduate at New York University, she had no idea it would lead to a two-year stint in the Peace Corps and a future in foreign aid and policy. On Monday, Lipton, who is currently pursuing a master’s degree in international relations, gave a presentation of her »
Culture

New exhibition shows books as art, not literature

January 25, 2011 • 0
When it comes to the art of Erika Mahr and Peggy Johnston, it is fair to say the book should be judged by its cover, its shape and its wacky colors. On Friday, the double-floor show debuted in the Creative Arts Workshop on 80 Audubon St., which primarily features the works of Mahr and Johnston. »
University

Kerry returns

October 26, 2010 • 4
Still jet-lagged from a weekend trip to Sudan to discuss civil relations within the wartorn nation, Senator John Kerry ’66 had no time to rest in New Haven. Kerry, the Senior Senator from Massachusetts and Chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, spoke to packed rooms in back-to-back talks Monday night at a Yale Political »
University

DeJoria says to find silver lining

October 14, 2010 • 1
John Paul DeJoria has lived many lives: one as a member of a street gang, one as a homeless man on the streets of Los Angeles and another as a door-to-door encyclopedia salesman. But he likes his current life the best: as a multi billionaire businessman and hairstylist. At a Morse Master’s Tea on Wednesday, »
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Physics Nobel laureate inspires students

October 8, 2010 • 0
As a child, David Lee GRD ’59 brought a model railroad track into hiskitchen, stuck it into an electric socket andnearly electrocuted himself. Unbeknownst to the world, a Nobel laureate in physics was in the making. Lee delivered the Alan Tetelman Lecture in the Yale Center for British ArtLecture Hall on Thursday for a Jonathan »
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Veterinarian discusses conservation

October 4, 2010 • 0
From trimming a jaguar’s nails to rehydrating a wild African elephant or gluing remedial shoes to the foot pads of an injured rhinoceros, former National Zoo director Lucy Spelman has traveled the world to care for animals. Spelman, a zoological veterinarian, spoke before an audience of 60 Thursday at the Peabody Museum of Natural History »
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Veterinarian discusses conservation

October 1, 2010 • 1
From trimming a jaguar’s nails to rehydrating a wild African elephant or gluing remedial shoes to the foot pads of an injured rhinoceros, former National Zoo director Lucy Spelman has traveled the world to care for animals. Spelman, a zoological veterinarian, spoke before an audience of 60 Thursday at the Peabody Museum of Natural History »