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United States Mission to the United Nations

This weekend, United States Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power spoke at Yale’s Class Day. Power was elected by students to talk as part of the University’s ongoing commencement ceremonies. 

Yale Center for British Art

 

One of America’s greatest modern architects, Louis Kahn, died in the middle of constructing his last building, the Yale Center for British Art in New Haven. Now, 40 years later, the Center has gone through a major restoration to bring the inside of the building closer to Kahn’s original design. It was unveiled to the public on Wednesday.

Yale Center for British Art

After more than a year in storage, the largest collection of British Art outside of England reopens to the public on Wednesday. Architects for the Yale Center for British Art have restored the galleries inside the concrete, steel and white oak walls of the modern building designed by American architect Louis Kahn.

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When Luc Ryan Schreiber arrived at Yale University, he was an openly gay man on nearly every part of campus. But there was one place where he wasn't: the rugby team. 

"I had a coach who used a lot of homophobic language...as the motivation to go faster, push harder, whatever," he says.

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Yale University has announced that it will not change the name of Calhoun College. Calhoun is one of Yale’s 12 residential colleges. It’s named after a historic American politician who vigorously defended the institution of slavery.

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