Campus Notes: Wednesday, December 03, 2008

Student composer’s work to be premiered in local concert

The New Haven Chorale will perform the world premiere of a commissioned work for chorus and orchestra by Colin Britt, a student of choral conducting at the School of Music.

The chorale will present the work at 4:30 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 14, at Trinity Lutheran Church, 292 Orange St., corner of Wall Street. The ensemble will also perform Haydn’s “Missa Cellensis in C (Mariazeller-Messe)” and a selection of Bach cantata choruses.

Tickets are $20 and $35 for adults; $15 for seniors. Admission is free for students. Tickets may be purchased at the box office or by calling (203) 776-SONG. Tickets are also available at Books and Co. in Hamden, Foundry Music in New Haven and at RJ Julia’s Bookshop in Madison.


Krikun wins support for her endometriosis research

Graciela Krikun, research scientist in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, was awarded the 2008 Coagulation Research Grant from the Aniara Corporation. Aniara provides screening tools as well as diagnostic and research agents.

Krikun will study a cohort of women with and without endometriosis to establish if this disease can be detectable without the need for surgery. Endometriosis, a major women’s health problem, is characterized by the presence of endometrial tissue outside the uterine cavity which causes pelvic adhesions, focal bleeding, infertility and pain.


Fourteen football players named to All-Ivy Team

Fourteen members of the football team were selected to the 2008 All-Ivy Team.

The Bulldogs, who finished 6-4 overall and 4-3 in league play, had four first-team selections, four on the second and six honorable mentions.

The first-team picks are Darius Dale, Mike McLeod, Bobby Abare and Kyle Hawari. Yale’s second-team selections are Joe Hathaway, Steven Santoro, Larry Abare and Tom Mante. The honorable mentions are Ty Davis, Mante, Brady Hart, Casey Gerald, Paul Rice and Jay Pilkerton.

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