University | 9:53 pm | June 3, 2013 | By Yanan Wang

Construction begins on SML nave


A 15-month restoration project of the Sterling Memorial nave, the expansive atrium that greets visitors upon entry to the building, began today, University Librarian Susan Gibbons announced in an email to the Yale community Monday morning. The construction process will restore the nave’s full interior, including its stained glass windows, stonework and woodwork and will »

Culture | 10:47 am | February 28, 2013 | By Yanan Wang

Yalies named finalists in urban design competition

Five Yale graduate students have created a plan for developing downtown Minneapolis that may win them $50,000. Last Thursday, the Urban Land Institute announced the finalists for its annual ULI Gerald D. Hines Student Urban Design Competition, which challenged interdisciplinary graduate-level teams to create a long-term plan for downtown Minneapolis that would increase the city’s value. Yale’s entry »

Culture | 3:43 pm | November 25, 2012 | By Yanan Wang

Architecture critic Goldberger ’72 awarded Scully Prize


On Nov. 15, Yale alumnus Paul Goldberger ’72 was awarded the National Building Museum’s 14th annual Vincent Scully Prize, an honor named after history of art professor Vincent Scully ’40 GRD ’49 — the Sterling Professor who mentored Goldberger while he was an undergraduate at Yale. A Pulitzer Prize-winning architecture critic, Goldberger received his prize »

Culture | 3:53 pm | November 13, 2012 | By Yanan Wang

Architecture School showcases work of undergrads


The Yale School of Architecture hosted a reception Monday afternoon to showcase the work produced by undergraduates in the architecture major. Roughly 20 prospective students attended the showcase, held on the seventh floor of Rudolph Hall, where the undergraduate studios are housed. The event was designed to inform interested sophomores of the opportunities offered by »

University | 4:34 pm | November 7, 2012 | By Yanan Wang

Univ. inspecting leakage problems in Sterling


Over fall break, scaffolding went up along the Wall Street side of Sterling Memorial Library as inspectors examined the north nave exterior wall for leakage problems. University spokesman Tom Conroy said in an email that leaks had been occurring above several windows on that side. He added that the facilities staff is in the process »