Oct 20th, 2011
12:28 pm
October 20th, 2011 | Culture
Art alumna up for major award

A graduate student has been nominated for Canada’s biggest photography prize. Elaine Stocki GRD ’09 and three other photographers were shortlisted by a jury of four international experts in photography as candidates for the Grange Prize, which carries $50,000 in prize money. Two nominees were chosen from Canada and two from the country co-sponsoring the […]

Nov 18th, 2010
10:18 pm
November 18th, 2010 | Uncategorized
WEEKEND | Patti Smith, Yale visitor, wins National Book Award

Patti Smith, singer, poet, “Godmother of Punk” can now add “prize-winning author” to her repertoire. She won the National Book Award yesterday for her memoire “Just Kids,” published by Ecco. “I used to wonder what it would feel like,” the usually tough-as-nails Smith said, tearfully, referring to her unexpected win, according to the Los Angeles […]

Nov 18th, 2010
1:18 pm
November 18th, 2010 | Uncategorized
Glee Club adds new student written Yale song

Last Friday in Woolsey Hall, the Yale Glee Club performed the newest Yale song, “To Yale Alone.” Composed by Stephen Feigenbaum ’12 and written by Elisa Gonzalez ’11, it is the winner of the 2010 Fenno Heath Award, a competition held annually by the Glee Club. The most important criterion, according to the competition guidelines, […]

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