Exhibition reveals energy in Vietnam landscape

Joan B. Tumpson LAW ’73 paints the forests of Vietnam to depict the hidden scars of war. Her new exhibit, “The Vietnam Series,” is now on display at the York Square Cinema Gallery. Tumpson, a graduate of Northwestern and Yale universities, abandoned her career as a lawyer in 1991 and devoted her career to art […]

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Ceremony lauds AIDS activist

New Haven Mayor John DeStefano Jr. hosted a ceremony at Wilbur Cross High School Thursday to celebrate the life and activism of AIDS victim Ryan White and his family. White contracted HIV from a tainted blood transfusion when he was 13 years old and became a leading figure in the fight against discrimination towards HIV/AIDS […]

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Gallery expands African Art

While the Yale University Art Gallery undergoes its two-year renovations, preparations have been made to expand its Department of African Art. Jock Reynolds, director of the gallery, recently announced the appointment of Fred Lamp GRD ’82 to the position of first Frances and Benjamin Benenson Foundation Curator of African Art. Lamp will oversee the development […]

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Engineering profs honored as ‘young innovators’

For their research on spinal cord injuries and metallurgy, Yale engineering professors Erin Lavik and Ainissa Ramirez were recently honored as two of the 100 Top Young Innovators by Technology Review magazine. The publication, based out of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, honored Lavik and Ramirez at the Emerging Technologies Conference Sept. 24 and 25. […]

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