Tag Archives: Yale University

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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Bloom or Bust

Daffodils, jonquils, narcissi. Call them what you will, they’re starting to bloom—a show whose climax is not to be missed. …

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Educational Experience

“Whatever It Takes,” says one military slogan. It belongs to the Marines, but the sentiment seems to apply to scores of veterans in greater New Haven, who…

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This Week in New Haven (February 4 – 10)

Roxane Gay

International conflict and local love are in the air. …

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Taking the Flora

Marsh Botanical Garden’s greenhouses are lush and warm as summer, home to many plants that wouldn’t stand a chance out in the elements. …

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Door Frame

Yale's Sheffield-Sterling-Strathcona Hall

New Haven has better reason than most to think about its doors. …

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Bead-Keeping

It wasn’t literally the Holy Grail, but it was quite a find, the kind archaeologists must dream about. …

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Camp Ground

It’s hard to imagine the game of football without yard lines and fourth downs and organized teams of 11. But before New Haven’s Walter Camp, the sport was missing all of those elements and more. …

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Together Again

If you know Jonathan Edwards at all, it’s probably because of his sermon “Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God.” A staple of American literature textbooks, it includes lines like this one:

If God should only withdraw his hand

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To Transcend Death

Carlos Eire in Yale's Hall of Graduate Studies

August is Summer Reading Month in Daily Nutmeg, and Carlos Eire is this week’s featured author. Please enjoy this excerpt from Eire’s 2009 academic text A Very Brief History of Eternity.

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