University | 5:59 pm | September 28, 2011 | By Nikita Lalwani

Morse-Stiles loom class gets going

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Look out, knitting. Morse and Stiles’ annual loom class — taught by “an expert weaver instructor” — will start this Sunday afternoon in the Crescent Underground Fabric Arts Studio, Morse Master Frank Keil announced in an e-mail Tuesday. The class, which will last roughly two hours each week for nine weeks, will be free to »

University | 11:37 am | September 9, 2011 | By Nikita Lalwani

Swing Space: a house divided

Due to space issues at the Yale Law School, parts of Swing Space will now be used by Law School student organizations, postdoctoral fellows’ work spaces and administrative office

Intruders, beware. The stair doors in the Swing Space Dorm are now accessible only through active card readers — cementing the separation between the Yale College and Yale Law School sections of the building. In an email from Hesh Rosenberg, the associate director of Yale Security Systems & Planning, Swing Space resident were told that »

University | 5:32 pm | September 7, 2011 | By Nikita Lalwani

Want to deliver mail for the Law School?

Due to space issues at the Yale Law School, parts of Swing Space will now be used by Law School student organizations, postdoctoral fellows’ work spaces and administrative office

Yale Law School is advertising a new — and slightly unusual — job opening on Yale’s student employment website. The posting is for a courier who would pick up and deliver mail “daily from 1:30-3:00″ between the main YLS building at 127 Wall Street and its expansion in Swing Space accessible at 40 Ashmun — »

University | 3:34 pm | August 31, 2011 | By Nikita Lalwani

Shopping Period Dispatch: Bloom’s busy Bard class

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Prospects for getting into iconic literary critic Harold Bloom’s Shakespeare course look grim, as nearly 60 people showed up today to compete for only 12 slots. Bloom said he was sorry to have to turn away eager shoppers, but at age 81 — his 56th year teaching! — feels a smaller class is best. “I »

University | 7:48 am | August 2, 2011 | By Nikita Lalwani

Search for new Div School dean gets going

University President Richard Levin will likely receive a list of possible candidates to succeed Divinity School Dean Harold Attridge by late December, according to a Divinity School press release to be posted online Monday evening. Levin announced the creation of a search committee tasked with finding the next YDS dean in a letter to the »