University | 8:12 pm | November 14, 2011 | By Sharon Yin

United Way honors Turner

University Librarian Frank Turner died last November; the United Way is allowing donors to give money in Turner's name.

The University will once again partner with the United Way of Greater New Haven to work towards decreasing the effects of poverty this month, but this year’s campaign will carry an extra significance. The campaign will also allow faculty, staff and students to honor the memory of former Provost and University Librarian Frank Turner GRD »

University | 5:15 pm | November 9, 2011 | By Sharon Yin

Archivist named inaugural recipient of Bouchet award

Judith Schiff has worked as Yale's chief research archivist for the past 40 years.

Chief research archivist at Yale University Library Judith Schiff has been named the first recipient of the Edward Bouchet Legacy Award, which recognizes contributors to the development of the Edward Alexander Bouchet Graduate Honor Society, the Office of Public Affairs announced Tuesday. Schiff, who has been Yale’s chief research archivist for the last 40 years, »

University | 5:32 pm | November 8, 2011 | By Sharon Yin

Library commercial posted to YouTube

A screenshot from the video.

If the walls of Sterling Memorial Library could talk…they might read famous quotes from books and wonder whose idea it was to add more colleges, according to a commercial for the Yale University Library posted to YouTube Nov. 4. The video, titled “Steve’s Voiceovers – Yale Library Commercial” features voiceover artist Steve Rimpici, a ghoulish »

City | 11:11 am | November 8, 2011 | By Sharon Yin

Now on Broadway: Holiday lights

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Last week, Starbucks released its new holiday cups. Now, Halloween may have just been a week ago, but New Haven is gearing up for the holidays with trees already laden with lights. These bright lights now light up the trees in the Broadway shopping district, making those warriors trekking to Gourmet Heaven at 4 a.m. »

University | 10:33 am | October 17, 2011 | By Sharon Yin

YHHAP hosts Family Weekend lunches

Shelly Kagan, pictured here delivering one of his lectures via Open Yale, will host a lunch with YHHAP on Family Weekend.

Make sure your parents keep embarrassing baby pictures in their wallets at these lunches. The Yale Hunger and Homelessness Action Project will host its fourth annual professor lunches initiative with some of Yale’s most distinguished professors at Family Weekend, which runs Oct. 28-30. The first lunch will be held Oct. 29 at 12:30 p.m., with »