Culture | 5:49 pm | November 12, 2013 | By Helen Rouner

New sculpture to grace Cross Campus

Yesterday afternoon, members of the Yale community received an email from Associate Dean for the Arts Susan Cahan featuring an invitation from President Salovey and Marta Moret to attend the sculpture’s dedication ceremony, which will take place on Monday at 4:30pm outside of Harkness Hall.

Culture | 11:38 am | November 2, 2013 | By Eric Xiao

New chair for Acting Department

After nearly a decade of leadership as chair of the Yale School of Drama’s Acting Department, Lloyd Richard Professor Ron Van Lieu will be succeeded at the end of this academic year by Associate Chair of Acting Walton Wilson.

Culture | 9:02 pm | June 19, 2013 | By Anya Grenier

Arts calendar expands beyond New Haven

Associate Dean for the Arts Susan Cahan announced a new “Summer Alumni Edition” of the Yale Arts Calendar in an email yesterday. The Yale Arts Calendar had previously only provided information about events taking place at Yale and New Haven, but will expand to include the work of alumni artists wherever they may be, at »

Culture | 3:09 pm | June 16, 2013 | By Anya Grenier

Chen MUS ’14 wins crystal medal in int’l piano competition

Sean Chen MUS ’14 took home the Crystal Medal in the prestigious Van Cliburn International Piano Competition on June 9, playing Sergei Rachmaninoff’s notoriously challenging Piano Concerto No. 3 in D minor as one of his final competition pieces. Though Chen ultimately lost the first prize to Ukrainian Vadym Kholodenko, he is the first American since 1997 to »

Culture | 12:08 am | June 13, 2013 | By Yanan Wang

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 »