Aug 10th, 2010
9:18 am
August 10th, 2010 | News, University
Richard Maxwell, 1948-2010 | Comp. lit. lecturer was ‘brilliant’ thinker, writer

Comparative literature lecturer Richard Maxwell, a teacher for more than 30 years and a novelist, poet and essayist, died of a brain tumor at his home in New Haven on July 20. He was 61. Born in North Dakota but raised in Los Angeles, Maxwell attended college at the University of California, Riverside, before receiving […]

Jul 29th, 2010
8:56 am
July 29th, 2010 | Culture, News
Yale Rep nets $1.95M in gifts

It has been a very, very good two weeks for the Yale Repertory Theatre. Hot on the heels of the July 19 announcement of a $950,000 gift from the Robina Foundation — a private nonprofit based in Minnesota — the Yale Rep announced a second major gift Wednesday, this time for $1 million, from the […]

Jul 6th, 2010
11:31 am
July 6th, 2010 | Culture, News
Velázquez original discovered in Yale storage, curator says

John Marciari GRD ’00 may just have made the discovery of a lifetime. In an article last week in Ars Magazine, Marciari, the former associate curator of early European art at the Yale University Art Gallery who is now the curator of European art at the San Diego Museum of Art, claimed that a battered […]

Jul 5th, 2010
11:45 pm
July 5th, 2010 | Uncategorized
Former Eli football star is Jessica Simpson’s new flame

To graduated seniors who are concerned about life post-Yale, here’s another reason not to worry: Former NFL player Eric Johnson ’01, an American Studies major and a former resident of Jonathan Edwards College, is reportedly dating actress and singer Jessica Simpson, the celebrity news website TMZ reported Sunday. Johnson, a wide receiver at Yale who […]

Jun 14th, 2010
12:12 am
June 14th, 2010 | Uncategorized
Make that Dame Alison Richard

LONDON — Former Yale Provost Alison Richard is not just Alison Richard anymore — she’s Dame Alison Richard. Richard, who now serves as vice-chancellor of the University of Cambridge, received the accolade during Queen Elizabeth II’s 2010 Birthday Honours on Saturday. Richard was appointed a Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire (DBE), […]

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