Culture | 11:55 am | March 28, 2012 | By Natasha Thondavadi

School of Architecture alums win national award


Two alumni of the School of Architecture are among this year’s winners of the American Academy of Arts and Letters award. One of five firms to receive a distinction in architecture, the New-Haven based practice Gray Organschi Architecture — run by Elizabeth Gray ’82 ARC ’87 and Alan Organschi ARC ’88 — accepted the $7500 »

Culture | 8:20 pm | January 30, 2012 | By Natasha Thondavadi

Nemerov might leave for Stanford next year

In the final lecture of his legendary art history survey, Prof. Alexander Nemerov comments on the man turning away in "Landscape with the Fall of Icarus," pictured above. Might he turn away from Yale and go west?

Alexander Nemerov GRD ’92, an esteemed art historian and chair of Yale’s History of Art Department, may leave for Stanford after this school year, he said in a Monday interview. Nemerov, whose “Introduction to the History of Art: Renaissance to the Present” was the most popular class on campus this semester, has not yet accepted »

Culture | 7:26 pm | January 12, 2012 | By Natasha Thondavadi

Architecture students no longer headed to Dubai

Wild Wadi Water Park in Dubai.

Looks like Dubai 2K12 is off. In an email sent to students in the “Senior Project Design Studio,” this morning, Tom Zook, one of the studio’s professors, announced that the trip had been cancelled due to uncertainty about the competition’s legitimacy. The competition, it turns out, is not sanctioned by Wild Wadi Water Park, Zook »

University | 7:52 pm | December 6, 2011 | By Natasha Thondavadi

Architecture undergrads design college for elves


School of Architecture Dean Robert Stern ARC ’65 may be designing Yale’s new residential colleges, but undergraduate architecture students have taken the lead in perfecting the plans for the North Pole’s new college for elves. Students set to work on their designs Monday afternoon in the Morse College dining hall with gingerbread, frosting, candies and »