Tag Archives: Yale University

Grand Opening

Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library

In May 2015, the Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library closed to students and the public.

Today, after a 16-month renovation, it reopens. …

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Power Walk

A photo essay.

The courtyard off College just south of South Frontage is a surreal bit of trickery. …

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Yale Entrepreneurial Institute

In 2006, the Wall Street Journal highlighted the story of Matt Sanchez, a Yale graduate who’d tried to build an advertising technology startup in New Haven. …

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Reading Lights

Yale Sterling Memorial Library

A photo essay.

Yale’s Sterling Library is named for John William Sterling, the person who paid for it, but you can forgive those who mistake the tribute for a simple adjective. …

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Arcane Archive

Voynich Manuscript

Tucked away among the collections of Yale’s Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library—whose main building is currently closed for renovations—lies one of the world’s most mysterious …

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Connect Four

Cafe Istanbul

The four-letter words New Haven likes to say say a lot about New Haven. …

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Conversation Piece

Habakuk by Max Ernst

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

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Crane Check

On a pizza slice of land between Canal, Prospect and Sachem Streets—with the first-bite tip pointing downtown, and the crusty points angling respectively up towards Dixwell and Yale’s Science Hill—tall narrow bases…

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Bomb Shell

Declassified document

Rumor has it that if you pull open a certain heating grill in Yale’s Sterling Chemistry Lab, you’ll find a staircase leading to the remains of an abandoned laboratory where, some 70 years ago…

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Seeing Stars

Leitner Family Observatory and Planetarium

Space out with this updated article from March 7, 2013.

Whooooa!” a young boy exclaims during a Tuesday night show at Yale’s Leitner Family Observatory and Planetarium.…

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