Women in Architecture reunion examines gender diversity

At the School of Architecture’s first “Yale Women in Architecture” symposium this weekend, alumnae and current students will discuss a field that remains largely dominated by men.

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Theater panel examines success

The Yale Dramatic Association kicked off this year’s DRAMATalk series Tuesday night with a panel of three prominent figures in the New York musical theater community.

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Architecture critic Goldberger ’72 awarded Scully Prize

On Nov. 15, Yale alumnus Paul Goldberger ’72 was awarded the National Building Museum’s 14th annual Vincent Scully Prize, an honor named after history of art professor Vincent Scully ’40 GRD ’49 — the Sterling Professor who mentored Goldberger while he was an undergraduate at Yale. A Pulitzer Prize-winning architecture critic, Goldberger received his prize […]

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Architecture School showcases work of undergrads

The Yale School of Architecture hosted a reception Monday afternoon to showcase the work produced by undergraduates in the architecture major. Roughly 20 prospective students attended the showcase, held on the seventh floor of Rudolph Hall, where the undergraduate studios are housed. The event was designed to inform interested sophomores of the opportunities offered by […]

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Salovey to continue arts improvements

When Provost Peter Salovey assumes the presidency on June 30 next year, Yale’s galleries and arts professional schools will be stronger than they ever have been before.

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Univ. inspecting leakage problems in Sterling

Over fall break, scaffolding went up along the Wall Street side of Sterling Memorial Library as inspectors examined the north nave exterior wall for leakage problems. University spokesman Tom Conroy said in an email that leaks had been occurring above several windows on that side. He added that the facilities staff is in the process […]

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YCBA collection now available online

The Yale Center for British Art announced yesterday that the public can now access its entire collection of art online. Home to the most comprehensive array of British art outside of the United Kingdom, the British Art Center carries roughly 2,000 paintings, 200 sculptures and 50,000 prints and drawings from the Elizabethan period onwards. In […]

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Timeline for new colleges still unclear

With only two-fifths of the funding for the project, an empty seven-acre site and no starting date set for construction, the future of Yale’s two new residential colleges is uncertain. While University officials said Yale remains committed to building the two new residential colleges, construction will not begin until Yale raises the roughly $300 million […]

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Architecture Ph.D. program’s presence grows

In the coming weeks, the School of Architecture’s “Dialogues” series will reinforce increased collaboration between the school’s Ph.D. students and other members of Yale’s architecture community. The series — which will include three events this semester — was established last year to foster conversation among doctoral candidates, professional students and faculty members, Surry Schlabs ’99 […]

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YCBA to receive West Prize

The Yale Center for British Art was named this year’s recipient of the Benjamin West Prize, given by the American Associates of the Royal Academy Trust (AARAT), for its work furthering Anglo-American partnerships. According to a Monday press release from the center, the award is given to the individual that has demonstrated “extraordinary commitment to […]

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Site-specific art finds home in redesigned Gallery

When the Yale University Art Gallery unveils its newly renovated and expanded space on Dec. 12, visitors will be able to view works of art in rooms specifically designed to enhance their appeal. The opening of the renovated Gallery will signify the culmination of a $135 million construction project that has spanned 14 years and […]

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