FACULTY & ADMINISTRATION
School of Music applications approach record total

The most recent round of applications to the Yale School of Music closed on Dec. 1. Final decisions will be released by March 2022.

Yale’s archive for Holocaust testimony opens European office

Yale Library’s Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies is collaborating with the Vienna Wiesenthal Institute to make the archive more accessible for European scholars and researchers.

Michael Yaffe retires as associate dean of the Yale School of Music

Associate Dean Yaffe reflects on his 15 years at the School of Music following his retirement on Oct. 31.

Yale Professor wins 2021 MAAH Stone Book Award for her history of Black, feminist sound

From Bessie Smith to Béyonce, Black feminine sound has significantly contributed to the foundation of American music. According to Daphne Brooks — an award-winning author […]

Yale Film Archive opens in Sterling Memorial Library

With a new name and in a renovated space, Yale Film Archive opens its doors to the campus community, offering improved facilities and remarkable campus views.

Picture of Room 708 Film Conservation
Yale Quantum Institute artist-in-residence program welcomes DJ Spooky

Yale Quantum Institute selects multimedia artist Paul D. Miller, known professionally as DJ Spooky, for a yearlong residency to be spent integrating quantum physics with fine arts.

$150 million gift makes Yale School of Drama tuition-free for present, future students

The school will be renamed the David Geffen School of Drama in honor of the donor.

Yale poets, experts weigh in on relationship between social media, poetry

Often unrestricted by the conventions of traditional writing, poetry is an organic representation of human experiences, emotions and ideas. At Yale, many students use social media to either read poetry, or post works of their own.

An up close of Kuhl
Scott Wilcox to retire after 38 years at the YCBA

On March 1, 2022, Deputy Director for Collections Scott Wilcox GRD ’78 ’84 will retire from the Yale Center for British Art after 38 years at the center.

Humanities Quadrangle serves as new home to 15 departments

After over 30 months of renovation, the Humanities Quadrangle — formerly known as the Hall of Graduate Studies — is completed and open to department staff, faculty and graduate students.

The interior of the Quadrangle
Windham-Campbell Prizes announced, include first musical theater writer

On March 20, the Windham-Campbell Prizes announced their 2021 prize recipients: Nathan Alan Davis, Michael R. Jackson, Dionne Brand, Renee Gladman, Kate Briggs, Vivian Gornick, […]