Culture

Open Studios showcases local art

October 6, 2009 • 0
Tucked inside old, run-down office buildings, above downtown pizza restaurants and in the basements of churches are the studios of New Haven’s artists. Artists, art collectors and curious locals surveyed these forgotten corners of eclectic New Haven art at Artspace’s 2009 City-Wide Open Studios event this past weekend. The event brought together Elm City art »
University

Briefly: More Americans study abroad

November 18, 2008 • 0
The number of American students studying abroad increased by 8 percent in the 2006-’07 academic year after rising 8.5 percent the previous year, according to the annual Open Doors report released Monday by the Institute of International Education. The surge of students studying abroad in the past decade has been accompanied by an increase in »
Sci-Tech

Forestry gets new digs for ’09

October 27, 2008 • 0
Between Sage Hall and Osborne Memorial Laboratory, halfway up Science Hill, stands an unfinished building that is beginning to come to life. Its glass façade and timber roof combine to create a look that feels sleek and Scandinavian, modern yet pastoral. At first glance, the building appears to be far from complete. Plastic tarps edge »
University

Panels to discuss class issues | IAC hopes to make change, but goals unclear

October 17, 2008 • 0
The University’s newly created body for fostering cultural dialogue met for the first time this week, as students and faculty comprising the Intercultural Affairs Council convened in the Dean’s Office to lay out goals for the coming year. The IAC — conceived and developed over the last 11 months — has been created to “support »