Campus & Community


A YLS alum’s journey from lawyer to award-winning producer

August 9, 2018

It’s usually a stretch to introduce a couple of circus clowns to create a plot complication. But for Lily Fan ’04 J.D., it’s a true story — and it worked.

Chinese leaders attend Advanced University Leadership Program on campus

August 8, 2018

This week and next, 23 Chinese university leaders are on campus to participate in the Advanced University Leadership Program.

William Boughton to serve as interim conductor of Yale Symphony Orchestra

August 7, 2018

Boughton, the music director of the New Haven Symphony Orchestra, is filling in for conductor Toshiyuki Shimada during the 2018-2109 academic year.

Eight new Senior Fellows to join the Jackson Institute

August 7, 2018

Jackson Senior Fellows are leading experts in various fields of international affairs who spend a year or semester at Yale teaching and mentoring students.

Yale alumni couple win Young Architects Competition at MoMA PS1

August 7, 2018

Partners Jennifer Newsom ’01 BA, ’05 M.Arch. and Tom Carruthers ’05 M.Arch. of the Minneapolis firm Dream the Combine won with their installation “Hide &...

Beinecke funny business flourishes with gift of cartoon book collection

August 7, 2018

William “Bill” Nightingale ’53 recently donated his collection of more than 300 cartoon books to the Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library.

Representations of Paleolithic female figures featured in Peabody exhibit

August 7, 2018

Featuring sculptures by Cornelia Kubler Kavanagh, “The Artist’s Eye: Figurines of the Paleolithic” will be on display from August 11 through March 17.

Four faculty members appointed to endowed professorships

August 6, 2018

Four faculty members — Ardis Butterfield, Grace Kao, Robert Stepto, and Harrison Zhou — have been appointed to endowed professorships.

Harrison Zhou named the Ford Professor of Statistics and Data Science

August 6, 2018

Zhou conducts his research on asymptotic decision theory, high dimensional statistics, large covariance matrices estimation, and Bayesian nonparametrics.

Grace Kao appointed the IBM Professor of Sociology

August 6, 2018

Kao is a quantitative sociologist who studies race, ethnicity, and immigration as they collectively relate to education and relationships among young people.