Tag Archives: Yale University

Accounts Received

The date was May 2, 1979, and Renée Hartman was telling her story. …

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New Digs

A crowd of hundreds packed into the Great Hall of the Peabody Museum of Natural History, pressing against the railing of the central dinosaur display…

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Star Power

Do you know what redshift is? Or what a starshade looks like?

If you’d been to Astronomy on Tap in November, you would. …

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Bits and Pieces

One of the most valuable collections at the New Haven Museum’s Whitney Library isn’t a set of rare manuscripts or first editions. …

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Sit-Down Meeting

The carpets make a soft booming sound as they’re rolled out on the floor of Dwight Chapel—eight of them, long and narrow, arranged at an angle between the old stone columns. A…

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Word Processing

Aristotle, in his Poetics (ca. 330 B.C.), claimed that a poet’s function is not “to relate what has happened, but what may happen…” In his Preface to Lyrical Ballads (1802), William Wordsworth wrote…

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Divine Inspiration

Near the apex of Prospect Street in early June, spread back from the road in a horseshoe shape, the brick complex of Yale Divinity School appears serene and orderly, with archways aligned on its porticos and potted flowers flanking a …

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Step by Step

Shana Schneider with walking tour

A Fitstyle walking tour with Shana Schneider is as much about the walking as it is about the tour. …

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War Zone

To mark the 75th anniversary of D-Day this week, Daily Nutmeg is publishing a four-part series examining New Haven’s impact on World War II—and vice versa.

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Extended Family

On the phone from Changsha, China, David Youtz, president of the Yale-China Association, describes the city: skyscrapers 60 to 70 stories high, traffic congestion, Western goods…

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