Bagel watch. Bagel brunch was canceled this weekend because, “Which part of the bagel is kosher for passover?!?!! The hole,” according to an email from organizers.
Teaspoon. The latest Yale pop-up restaurant has been hosting teas in the Davenport Art Gallery. The creators of nom and Fortnight have most recently opened tsp., “pronounced tisp, t.s.p., teaspoon or WTF,” an eatery serving Stumptown pour-over coffee and freshly baked goods. On the menu this week: chocolate oatmeal moon pies, chewy ginger cookies, sultan scones with clotted cream, lemon meringue sable tarts and Swiss Miss & Sriracha ice cream.
Pop-up pawn shop. The Peabody Museum of Natural History hosted an Identification Day this weekend, where experts from the museum attempt to identify objects visitors bring in such as rocks, artifacts, feathers, insects, shells or even living creatures. The special event was called “Skeletons in the Closet.”
Spring festival. The Southeast Asia Studies Spring Cultural Festival was held this weekend in Luce Hall. The event featured student and faculty performances along with regional food and art. The event is hosted by the SEAS language studies faculty.
Best sleep ever. Professor Meir Kryger at the Yale School of Medicine has been honored with the 2014 National Sleep Foundation Lifetime Achievement Award. Kryger was recognized for his productivity and leadership in the field of sleep medicine. Kryger established the first clinical lab to study sleep breathing problems in Canada and has published over 200 articles and book chapters.
The picture of health. The Yale Global Health Leadership Institute has announced the three winners of its first annual photo contest for Yale students. Entrants could submit original photos that captured “the essence or an aspect of global health.” Lexy Adams SPH ’14 won first place with a photo of a “tippy-tap” being used in Haiti. The runners-up were Damian Weikum ’15 and Adam Beckman ’16.
Professors’ pick. The Brown Daily Herald ran a post listing ideal Spring Fling lineups according to professors. Computer science professor Andy van Dam requested jazz, folk and classical with names such as Peter Seeger and Itzhak Perlman. Diplo and Chance the Rapper were also part of Brown’s Spring Fling lineup.
THIS DAY IN YALE HISTORY 1982 Hillel lectures and workshops are held to ponder the questions of Judaism.
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