“El Monte Calvo,” which opens this weekend, will be performed entirely in Spanish by three of Yale’s faculty members.
Culture

Spanish theater builds community

November 29, 2012 • 0
“El Monte Calvo,” which opens this weekend, will be performed entirely in Spanish by three of Yale’s faculty members.
UCLA professor Richard Jackson’s argued in Nov. 15 lecture that urban planning can help solve the national chronic disease epidemic.
Sci-Tech

Urban planning may benefit health

November 27, 2012 • 0
The solution to chronic depression, obesity and asthma may not lie in medicine or therapy but in redesigning cities.
Senior offensive lineman Roy Collins ’13 was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes about nine years ago.
Sports

Collins deals with highs and lows

November 16, 2012 • 0
Every day, 25 million Americans face the challenges of life with diabetes. Very few of them are pre-med varsity athletes.
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Culture

Symposium sheds light on Nelson

November 12, 2012 • 2
On Friday and Saturday, the School of Architecture hosted a symposium on George Nelson ’29 ARC ’31 life, work and legacy.
Culture

Margolyes explores Dickens’ life

November 8, 2012 • 0
On Wednesday night at the Yale Center for British Art, British actress Miriam Margolyes celebrated Charles Dickens’ 200th birthday through a performance of “Dickens’ Women.” Accompanied only by pianist and Yale professor Wei-Yi Yang, Margolyes brought to life 23 of Dickens’ female characters while also examining Dickens’ own life. Before an audience of roughly 70 »
City

Murphy takes Senate seat

November 7, 2012 • 6
In the culmination of one of the most closely-watched and controversial races in the country, Democratic Congressman Chris Murphy defeated Republican candidate Linda McMahon for Connecticut’s junior United States Senate seat in Tuesday’s national election. As of press time, Murphy was reported to have received 54 percent of the vote, compared to McMahon’s 45 percent. »
Smith’s new book “The Company of Artists” analyzes the origins of the Royal Academy of London.
Culture

Smith investigates institutional memory

October 23, 2012 • 1548
Figuring out how and why institutions came into being can deliver substantial insight about their modern purpose. This is the driving principle behind Charles Saumarez Smith’s new book, “The Company of Artists: The Origins of the Royal Academy of Arts in London,” which covers the final days leading up to the establishment of the Academy »
An all-undergraduate production of Anton Chekhov’s “The Seagull” opens tonight and runs through Saturday.
Culture

‘Seagull’ reinforces Chekhov trend

October 18, 2012 • 1722
Yale undergraduates frequently grapple with the tradeoff between pursuing careers in the arts and giving up these dreams for potentially more pragmatic careers — and Adela Jaffe ’13 believes Anton Chekhov might have some answers. Jaffe is the director of an all-undergraduate production of Chekhov’s “The Seagull” — the second staging of the play at »
“Gallery + Dance” will showcase dancers in the context of the iconic Louis Kahn building of the Yale University Art Gallery.
Culture

‘Gallery +’ merges dance, visual arts

October 11, 2012 • 466
On an average museum visit, there is a strict boundary between your body and the art — stand too close and a watchful guard will appear at your side to scold you. But tonight, a group of Yale dancers will break that boundary. “Gallery + Dance” — the latest installation of the “Gallery +” series »