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YDS ‘Quadcast’ explores how to reconcile religion and philosophy

February 12, 2019

Yale Divinity School Professor John Hare discusses the relationship between philosophy and religion and working for the U.S. government on human rights issues.

YSM faculty composer Aaron Jay Kernis wins Grammy Award

February 11, 2019

Kernis ’83 M.M. won a Grammy Award on Feb. 10 in the “Best Contemporary Classical Composition” category for his Violin Concerto.

Photographer to present two lectures as Poynter Fellow

February 11, 2019

Photographer Ben Timpson will join the Yale community for two conversations at the Yale School of Art on Tuesday, Feb. 12 and Wednesday, Feb. 13.

The Week Ender: Happenings Feb. 8-10

February 6, 2019

The Week Ender appears every Thursday in YaleNews and offers highlights of the many activities taking place at the university.

Koerner Center hosting works on paper by Yale artist William Bailey

February 6, 2019

“William Bailey: Works on Paper,” featuring drawings and paintings by the Yale artist, will be on exhibit through May 22 at the Henry Koerner Center.

Yale Environmental Humanities expands reach with new graduate certificate

February 5, 2019

The Graduate Certificate in the Environmental Humanities will be offered beginning in the fall of 2019 and is open to doctoral students at any stage.

Pianist Roberto Prosseda on making music in the 21st century

February 4, 2019

Prosseda discusses Mendelssohn, technology, getting young people interested in classical music, and his upcoming Feb. 13 performance at Yale.

Mellon Foundation funds collaborative project on race and humanities

February 4, 2019

Led by the Yale Center for the Study of Race, Indigeneity, and Transnational Migration, the project aims to improve equity and advance race scholarship.

Event explores 50 years of American race relations

February 1, 2019

At a recent event commemorating 1968’s Kerner Commission report, Yale’s Elijah Anderson discussed the report’s legacy and the progress made since it was issued.

Grand Strategy Program to hold new public event series on ‘The Big Picture’

January 30, 2019

The moderated conversations will pair an academic with an outside practitioner discussing a major issue of current public interest.