October 2016 News

October 12, 2016
Ayesha Ramachandran ’08 Ph.D., assistant professor of comparative literature at Yale, has been awarded a 2016 New Directions Fellowship by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
October 11, 2016
“Yosemite Valley, Glacier Point Trail,” the grand 1873 landscape painting by Albert Bierstadt, anchors a new exhibition on view at the Yale University Art Gallery celebrating...
October 10, 2016
A strong network of friends may be just as big a factor in acts of group violence as having a charismatic leader or a savvy battle plan, according to a new study.
October 6, 2016
For 25 years, filmmaker and transmedia artist Thomas Allen Harris has mined his family’s and extended family’s archives to explore identity and create dialogues and...
October 6, 2016
Earth’s earliest community of complex sea creatures lived in a warm, slimy, planetary petri dish that nurtured a broad array of exotic species. Yet we likely wouldn’t know...
October 5, 2016
From a traditional paper map to the little blue dot on a GPS, the history of the map is put into context in William Rankin’s recently published book “After the Map:...