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Less is more for Harvard architect Mori

October 23, 2002 • 0
Some might call architect Toshiko Mori a minimalist. She, however, describes herself as “cheap.” Mori, a professor at the Harvard University Graduate School of Design and chairwoman of the Department of Architecture, gave a presentation at Yale on Monday called “Immaterial/Ultramaterial.” She spoke to a crowd of local architects, professors and architecture students about using »
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Challenges face women in sciences

May 26, 2002 • 0
Of the 600-odd Yale College women who will receive their diplomas at Commencement, few will leave New Haven this spring with degrees in the sciences. Women make up fully half of Yale’s undergraduate enrollment, yet a disproportionate few choose majors in the fourth distributional group. This discrepancy within Yale’s student body belies a similar trend »
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E&PH hosts annual AIDS Science Day

April 16, 2002 • 0
On April 12, the annual AIDS Science Day was held at the Yale School of Medicine’s Department of Epidemiology and Public Health. Bringing together community-based AIDS organizations and HIV/AIDS researchers at Yale, the event focused on new strategies for community prevention and intervention as well as strengthening the bridge between research and community services. Co-sponsored »
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Af-Am house moves into community

February 20, 2002 • 0
February is filled with various events and activities that engage New Haven’s community in the celebration of black history, with many of these events occurring on or around the Yale campus. An example of this celebration is Cultural Caravan, a traveling show that “takes the [Afro-American] house into the community,” said Eliada Nwosu ’02, a »
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Konjo! performs at local school

February 4, 2002 • 0
On Feb. 1, students at New Haven’s Vincent E. Mauro Elementary School clapped and shouted enthusiastically after Konjo!, an African dance troupe at Yale, performed some traditional African dances to kick off the school’s celebration of African-American Cultural Heritage Month. Konjo! gave two performances at the school, one for younger students from kindergarten to second »