Health care impact unclear for Y-NH

As on most Wednesday nights, Yale-New Haven Hospital was swarming with patients, nurses, officers, EMT personnel and a host of other individuals rushing about with clipboards in hand. Across from the shiny new atrium of the Smilow Cancer Hospital, dozens of worried visitors — many without private insurance — sat waiting for care in the […]

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‘Golden ghetto’ showcases its riches

Last Friday evening, the stretch of Orange Street between Chapel and Crown was choked with activity. A live band cooed into the night air as pedestrians collected near the door of Artspace Gallery. By 8 p.m., roughly 100 visitors were milling about the gallery, rubbing shoulders and bumping into the more than 280 pieces of […]

Culture

Architecture history moves out after Scully

Though buildings are sometimes referred to as walk-in works of art, the History of Art Department is letting architecture walk out. With the departure last year of iconic Yale professor Vincent Scully ’40 GRD ’49, the department was left with a void in its architectural history offerings, professors in the department and the School of […]

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Renovated Reese Stadium to pay dividends for Yale teams, fans

The stands are ready to welcome fans as the men’s soccer team takes the pitch tonight for its home opener at the newly renovated and state-of-the-art Reese Stadium, but behind the scenes, finishing touches remain to be completed. Reese Stadium, home of Yale’s soccer and lacrosse teams, has been in its second phase of renovations […]

School of Architecture playing catch-up to acquire archives

The Yale School of Architecture is typically ahead of its peers, but somewhere between the school’s storied reputation and star-studded faculty lies a lagging link: Until just a decade ago, the school made almost no effort to collect and maintain the archives of famous architects and students. These archives — collections of plans, sketches, notes […]

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Morse steps into the spotlight

Morse College may have had a dark past, but now that its renovation is complete, things are looking brighter. The renovation, led by Philadelphia-based architecture firm KieranTimberlake, focused primarily on increasing the functionality of Morse: Standalone singles were joined to create common rooms, handicap ramps were added to increase accessibility, and new skylights and floodlights […]

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New health building is not so black and white

For roughly three years, while the new Yale Health Center on 55 Lock St. was being built, the only images publicized on the architect’s website were the handful of renderings showing an understated white building with smooth lines. But the building that appeared and began accepting overnight patients this weekend is black and jagged. The […]

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Schwartz’s summer defined by support, setbacks

After a roller-coaster summer filled with advances and setbacks, Mandi Schwartz ’11, the Yale women’s hockey forward stricken with leukemia, is back to waiting. Schwartz, who has battled acute myeloid leukemia for more than 20 months and had been in remission since June 9, learned earlier this month that her cancer had returned for a […]

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Yale Rep nets donations

In two weeks this summer, the Yale Repertory Theatre received two major donations that together total $1.95 million. The first, valued at $950,000, was received on July 19 from the Robina Foundation, a private nonprofit based in Minnesota. The second major gift, announced on July 28, came from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation — $1 […]

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Richard Maxwell, 1948-2010 | Comp. lit. lecturer was ‘brilliant’ thinker, writer

Comparative literature lecturer Richard Maxwell, a teacher for more than 30 years and a novelist, poet and essayist, died of a brain tumor at his home in New Haven on July 20. He was 61. Born in North Dakota but raised in Los Angeles, Maxwell attended college at the University of California, Riverside, before receiving […]

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Yale Rep nets $1.95M in gifts

It has been a very, very good two weeks for the Yale Repertory Theatre. Hot on the heels of the July 19 announcement of a $950,000 gift from the Robina Foundation — a private nonprofit based in Minnesota — the Yale Rep announced a second major gift Wednesday, this time for $1 million, from the […]

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