Sep 15th, 2013
1:52 pm
September 15th, 2013 | University
Founder of graphic design program passes away

Alvin Eisenman, a graphic designer who founded Yale’s graduate program in graphic design — the first of its kind in the United States — died on Sept. 3 at his home on Martha’s Vineyard, The New York Times reported. He was 92. Eisenman was a native of Dubois, Pa. and a graduate of Dartmouth College, […]

Sep 4th, 2013
7:29 pm
September 4th, 2013 | University
Polak updates campus on construction projects

Provost Benjamin Polak released an update of major building projects that are currently underway across campus in a Tuesday email to the  Yale community. The projects include renovations on Payne Whitney Gymnasium, Sterling Chemistry Laboratory and 43 Hillhouse Avenue — the “President’s House.” Payne Whitney’s $30 million exterior renovation is slated for completion in  2014, and […]

Aug 1st, 2013
9:33 pm
August 1st, 2013 | University
Lanman-Wright Hall faces renovation

After years of enduring every freshman dorm joke, Lanman-Wright Hall is finally getting a facelift. According to a sign on Old Campus, “L-Dub” will be renovated over the course of two summers. Undertaken by Apicella + Bunton Architects, the project includes installing new woodfloors, doors and bathroom fixtures, as well as upgrading the electrical systems. […]

Jun 13th, 2013
11:47 pm
June 13th, 2013 | City
City approves renovations on Hendrie, Leigh Halls

At its monthly meeting this Tuesday, the New Haven Board of Zoning Appeals gave the go-ahead for the University’s planned construction work on music buildings Hendrie Hall and Leigh Hall, The New Haven Independent reported. Located on Elm and College streets, respectively, Hendrie Hall and Leigh Hall are both over a century old. The planned […]

Jun 13th, 2013
12:08 am
June 13th, 2013 | Culture
Art School critic named head of design at Met

Susan Sellers GRD ’94, the Yale School of Art’s senior critic in graphic design, will join the staff of the Metropolitan Museum on June 24 as its first head of design. In this capacity, Sellers will work to “cultivate the role of design throughout the institution, overseeing the Museum’s Design Department, which is comprised of […]

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