Apr 23rd, 2015
11:15 pm
April 23rd, 2015 | University
Beinecke preps for renovation

After commencement, students, faculty and other patrons of the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library will not be able to step foot in the building for 16 months. Because the library is being renovated, its nexus will temporarily shift to Sterling Memorial Library, to be housed in the Franke Family Reading Room in Sterling Memorial Library.

Aug 15th, 2014
12:53 pm
August 15th, 2014 | Sci-Tech
Multispectral imaging used to reveal map’s secrets

This week at the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, from August 11-19, an interdisciplinary team is at work on a multispectral imaging project to facilitate the study of a 15th century world map by cartographer Henricus Martellus. The map likely influenced Christopher Columbus and is representative of his geographical views.

Mar 7th, 2014
8:01 pm
March 7th, 2014 | University
Donald Windham-Sandy M. Campbell Literature Prize winners announced

This is the second year the prize has been offered. In 2013, nine writers, aged 33 to 87, were selected.

Nov 17th, 2013
11:36 pm
November 17th, 2013 | Cross Campus
A new sculpture, but what does it mean?

As a work of art at a major institution of higher education, one of of the first rites Habakuk must endure is a debate on its significance and identity within the ethnography of campus culture. In honor of the sculpture’s official induction in the Yale landscape, XC explored this context by asking various Yalies, “What does Habakuk mean?”

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