Natalina Lopez
Staff Reporter
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UNESCO director-general talks cultural preservation

On Monday evening, Irina Bokova, director-general of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, spoke to a large crowd gathered at the Yale School of Management for the U.N. Global Colloquium of University Presidents.

Dean’s Notes

The founder of Deborah Berke Partners, a New York-based design firm, Deborah Berke is a lecturer across the United States and a professor at the […]

Edit-a-thon fights under-representation of female artists

Students brought ideas, laptops and the hashtag “#ArtandFeminism” to Yale’s Wikipedia edit-a thon Friday evening.

Love like the Movies: George Chauncey & Ron Gregg on Life & Work at Yale

George Chauncey ’77 GRD ’89 teaches the always-popular “U.S. Lesbian and Gay History” lecture and has testified in 25 gay rights court cases, including five that reached the Supreme Court. Ronald Gregg is a beloved Film & Media Studies and American Studies professor and the programming director for the Whitney Humanities Center. They have been together for nearly 20 years, and have taught at Yale for 10. WKND joined them in their residential fellows’ apartment in Berkeley — a bright, cozy space decked with travel memorabilia and modern furnishings — to talk about married life and adventures, Yale’s campus climate and their respective academic fields.

Testosterone study improves sexual function without weighing risks

A recent study on testosterone treatment for older men shows modest sexual benefits but lacks proper evaluation of relative risks for people who receive the treatment.

AfAm House celebrates history and Black artistry

The Afro-American Cultural Center’s art gallery will be put to use this weekend for Black Life Celebration, a weekend-long series of events. The celebration kicks off with a reception in the Founders’ Room of the Af-Am House on Friday evening, and there will be continued events throughout the weekend.

Pulitzer winner talks climate change

Pulitzer Prize-winning author and New Yorker staff writer Elizabeth Kolbert ’83 spoke to a room of 20 students and faculty on Wednesday about the “man-made extinction” of the Earth’s biodiversity.

New satellite launched to explore black holes and galaxies

The new satellite ASTRO-H X-ray Observatory is set to have launched early Wednesday morning as part of a mission to understand emissions caused by fast-moving […]

Observatory lacks student attendees

On Science Hill sits a dark, domed room with floating constellations overhead. For students still in need of Valentine’s Day ideas, the trek to the Leitner Family Observatory on Prospect Street is worth the romance and education.

Exhibit gives refugee crisis a human face

An exhibit in Silliman College seeks to lend the refugee crisis a human face.

New bakery rises on Chapel

The scent of freshly baked cookies and granola emanates from the new, bright yellow bakery on Chapel Street.