Art professor Papageorge to receive Lucie Award for photography

Yale School of Art Professor Tod Papageorge has been selected to receive a Lucie Award for documentary photography. The Lucie Awards are given by the Lucie Foundation, a nonprofit organization that seeks to honor “master photographers.” The award, which honors exemplary photography, will be given out at The Lucie Awards ceremony, which will be held […]


OCI is UP!

Quick, everyone open up a Google spreadsheet: OCI is live for the 2012-’13 school year. The site went up on Friday, sending Yalies across the globe into a whirl of activity regarding courses, time conflicts and open nerdiness. Though administrators announced their intention last fall to discontinue the printed Blue Book, students who signed up […]


Globe collection to be preserved

Last September, the Yale University Library commissioned T.K. McClintock, a private conservator, to assess the conditions of the roughly three dozen globes in the Library’s Lanman Globe Collection. After receiving the report from McClintock in December, Library administrators are contemplating how best to preserve the globe collection, said George Miles, a curator at the Beinecke. […]


Yale archivist to serve as city historian

Mayor John DeStefano Jr. appointed Yale’s Judith Schiff as the Elm City’s official historian on Monday. Schiff, who is currently the chief research archivist at the Yale University Library’s Manuscripts and Archives Department, will serve in the position until Dec. 31, 2013, according to a City Hall press release. At the Library, where she has […]


Archivist Judith Schiff named New Haven historian

Yale librarian Judith Schiff, known for her encyclopedic knowledge of the University’s history, will serve as New Haven’s next city historian, according to a Monday press release from City Hall. Schiff has worked as the chief research archivist at Yale University Library’s Manuscripts and Archives for four decades. She grew up in New Haven and […]


Engineering library resources to remain dispersed

Engineering library resources from the Becton Center will remain distributed among Yale’s libraries in the 2012-’13 academic year, administrators announced Thursday. Library and School of Engineering and Applied Science administrators held a public meeting in Dunham Thursday to discuss arrangements for the library’s collections, which moved to Bass Library, Sterling Memorial Library, Dunham Laboratory and […]


Divinity library acquires Chinese Christianity collection

The University Library announced last Wednesday a collaboration between the Divinity School Library and the Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) to preserve contemporary collections of Chinese Christian materials. The new agreement allows the Divinity Library and HKBU to select materials documenting the history and practice of Chinese Christianity. The project, which is funded by the […]


Library hosts Thursday afternoon study break

University Librarian Susan Gibbons will host the Library’s second study break today at 3 p.m. The study break will be held in Sterling Memorial Library’s L&B room. There will be free food, giveaways and even a treasure hunt for $25 credit on library fines, according to Amanda Patrick, the Library’s spokeswoman. Handsome Dan will also […]


Database on East Asia adds photos

A Yale University Library database containing photographs taken by Yale faculty and staff in East Asia roughly doubled in size last month. The Silk Road Database, which has been available since the summer of 2010 and is funded by the U.S. Department of Education Title VI grant for the Council of East Asian Studies, recently […]


Library looks ahead

To prepare for the recent round of finance internship interviews, students aiming for a position with banks or hedge funds had a new resource that Yalies before them did not: access to the Vault Guide to Finance Interviews, which provides over 150 practice questions along with answers and explanations. The Vault Guide, acquired this year […]


Malloy backs NY Giants in Super Bowl

When it comes to this year’s Super Bowl, Gov. Dannel Malloy lives in a house divided. In two weeks, the New York Giants will face off against the New England Patriots in Super Bowl XLVI. On Game Day, Malloy, a native of Stamford who went to Boston College, will be rooting for the Giants, but […]


Lifetime of arts

In a new exhibition, the life’s work of graphic designer Tom Morin ART ’68 is on view at the Robert B. Haas Family Arts Library. “Threads of Influence: The Visual History of a Life in Graphic Design,” which opened Jan. 13, displays snippets from Morin’s career, including projects from his time as a graphic design […]