Tag Archives: Yale University

I Was a Boy

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 National Book Award-winning memoir, Waiting for Snow in Havana (2003).

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Mortal Compass

Carlos Eire

Time is always on Carlos Eire’s mind, but not necessarily his side. …

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Formal Recognition

A photo essay. To view all 15 images, check out the email version.

Culminating with Monday’s commencement ceremony, Yale is spending the weekend celebrating its community’s extraordinary achievements. …

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Book of Revelation

Wolf's Head

Maybe you’ve noticed them. Maybe you haven’t. …

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Ritual Variety

Outside, the wind throws silver drops of rain against the window panes and combs the fir trees. Inside, all is still except for one voice rising to the vaulted ceiling…

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All Together Now

Lillian and Russell Hoban aren’t exactly household names. “But even if you don’t know who they are, you know the books,” says Elizabeth Frengel, head of research services at the Beinecke Library. …

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Smooth Operator

Clear the ice! It’s Zamboni time. …

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Vital Organ

Newberry Memorial Organ - Woolsey Hall - New Haven, CT

Picture a penny whistle, the size of a drinking straw and made out of tin. Blow on it and you’ll get a bright, high pitch. Now imagine a wooden whistle 33 feet tall. …

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Conversation Piece

Habakkuk by Max Ernst, at Yale University

Yale’s architecture is aflutter with birds. Some are phoenixes, some are eagles, more are owls. Yet for the last four years, a mysterious newcomer has been standing watch over Bulldog territory…

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This Week in New Haven (September 11 – 17)

New Haven Pride Block Party 2015

Memorial, literary and other reflections mingle with unvarnished fun this week in New Haven. …

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