At a School of Architecture talk at Hastings Hall, French architect Francois Roche discussed what he sees as the friction between nature and technology.
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French architect on hybridization

April 3, 2012 • 1
In front of a full house at Hastings Hall, French architect Francois Roche delivered a Monday night talk entitled “The Risks of Hiring Me.” While the title of the School of Architecture talk suggested it would focus on architects’ job prospects in the current economic climate, Roche’s comments instead delved into the intersection of nature »
Patricio Navia, a professor at New York University, told an audience of approximately 20 that Latin America stands today at a crossroads in its class dynamics.
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Navia discusses Latin American politics

March 30, 2012 • 0
Patricio Navia, master teacher of New York University’s Liberal Studies Program and a renowned Chilean political commentator, discussed Thursday how Latin American countries are working to overcome historic socioeconomic inequalities. Navia spoke to roughly 20 students in William L. Harkness Hall about the challenges Latin American countries — and Chile in particular — face in »
Aluminum executive Klaus Kleinfeld spoke about trends in global business at a Morse Master’s Tea Wednesday.
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Alcoa CEO sees power shift toward Asia in global business

March 29, 2012 • 0
Klaus Kleinfeld, chairman and CEO of Pittsburgh, Pa.-based aluminum company Alcoa, spoke about global developments in business at a Wednesday master’s tea. Kleinfeld spoke to roughly 50 people in the Morse College master’s house about the ways in which business has shifted in response to several global trends of recent decades, in addition to identifying »
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Cullman ’13 talks sailing career

March 29, 2012 • 0
In the 2010-’11 sailing season, Cam Cullman ’13 was named the Men’s New England Singlehanded Champion. He was also a member of both the All New England Skippers Second Team and the second-place team at New England Team Race Championships. Cullman has sailed at the Freshman Atlantic Coast Championships, and was the youngest ever U.S. »
The men’s tennis team will be home next weekend to take on St. John’s.
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M. TENNIS | Elis dominate weekend competition

March 26, 2012 • 0
The Bulldogs took home three victories on Saturday and Sunday in West Point, N.Y., where they traveled to play St. Bonaventure, Binghamton and host Army. The weekend began with a sweeping 7–0 win against St. Bonaventure on Saturday morning. Daniel Hoffman ’13 and Mark Powers ’13 set the tone for the match, defeating their opposition »
James Watson, the American scientist who helped discover the structure of DNA in the early 1950s, visited campus on Tuesday to deliver a talk at the medical school.
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Acclaimed scientist Watson discusses cancer research

March 21, 2012 • 3
James Watson, who discovered the structure of DNA alongside Francis Crick, spoke Tuesday about his ongoing research in oncology. In his talk, “Driven by Ideas,” Watson discussed new ideas about the causes of and treatments for cancer in front of a packed Harkness Auditorium at the Yale School of Medicine. He also walked his audience »
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Davenporters rally for ALS walk

September 12, 2011 • 0
About 40 Davenporters, including Dean Ryan Brasseaux and several other members of the Davenport administration, joined Boy Scouts and bagpipers at the Walk to Defeat ALS at New Haven’s Lighthouse Point on Sunday morning. The Davenport contingent joined the family and friends of Davenport Operations Manager Carolyn Haller on team “Quince and the Mechanicals” to »