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Yale’s American Sign Language program brings communities together

June 28, 2022

The American Sign Language program has become an increasingly popular avenue for students across campus to connect with the deaf community and deaf culture.

Humanitas: Why the Bronx burned, a Tony win, and a ‘romance action mystery’

June 24, 2022

In the latest edition of Humanitas, we explore the “arson-for-profit” that ravaged the Bronx in the 1970s and a photography exhibition on love and artistry.

Yale Alumni Q&A: Marina Belica ’81 and Julie Flanders ’81

June 21, 2022

Belica and Flanders met as first-year roommates at Yale and went on to perform and record music that has been seen and heard by millions.

Essential documents of United States history on display at the Beinecke

June 16, 2022

From June 17 to July 17, the Beinecke Library marks the 246th anniversary of the nation’s founding with a special display of vital documents of U.S. history.

Not your ordinary pocket change: new gallery showcases money and medals

June 14, 2022

The new Bela Lyon Pratt Gallery of Numismatics at the Yale University Art Gallery showcases the museum’s rare and unique coins, medals, and paper money.

YDS alum plays lead organizer role in upcoming Poor People’s March

June 13, 2022

Pursuing a calling that combines policy, theology, and faith, Kazimir Brown ’19 M.Div. is helping to lead the June 18 Poor People’s March in Washington, D.C.

PODCAST: Bruce Gordon on the Bible’s changing role

June 9, 2022

Yale Divinity School’s Bruce Gordon explains how the Bible transcends its historical contexts and continues to evolve with the shifting religious landscape.

Ingram Marshall, revered composer and beloved teacher

June 9, 2022

Marshall, whose work introduced listeners to highly imaginative new soundscapes, taught composition at Yale as an adjunct faculty member. He was 80.

Beatrix McCleary Hamburg, M.D. ’48, honored with portrait

June 7, 2022

In 1948, Hamburg made history when she was the first Black woman to graduate from Yale School of Medicine. Her portrait is by French artist Elizabeth Colomba.

Gabrielle Colangelo ’22 brings obscured lesbian histories to light

June 7, 2022

Now on view in Sterling Memorial Library, the exhibition, “We Are Everywhere: Lesbians in the Archive” examines how queerness shows up in library collections.