Following a ‘spectacular’ restoration, a treasured Yale landmark reopens to the public

The nave in Yale University’s Sterling Memorial Library reopened to the public on Monday, Aug. 25, marking the completion of a major restoration project that has returned the nave to its original architectural splendor and brought about improvements that will better serve the needs of library users in the 21st century.

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DeVane Lectures to explore ‘The Evolution of Beauty’

Why is bird song so variable? Why do some animals perform elaborate courtship rituals? Why do skunks smell so bad? These are among the questions that will be explored during this semester’s DeVane Lectures, which will be presented by Yale evolutionary ornithologist Richard O. Prum.

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