Jun 3rd, 2013
9:53 pm
June 3rd, 2013 | University
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 […]

Feb 28th, 2013
10:47 am
February 28th, 2013 | Culture
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 […]

Nov 25th, 2012
3:43 pm
November 25th, 2012 | Culture
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 […]

Nov 13th, 2012
3:53 pm
November 13th, 2012 | Culture
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 […]

Nov 7th, 2012
4:34 pm
November 7th, 2012 | University
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 […]

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