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Young woman with short curly brown hair wearing pink sweater and white shirt stands with hand on hip next to display with photo of Elsa Wasserman and copies of documents
April 18, 2024
Elga Ruth Wasserman, JD ’76, was a passionate advocate for the first classes of women enrolled in Yale College in the 1960’s and ’70s. A portrait of Wasserman, installed last year, hangs on the north wall in Bass Library. This spring, American Studies major Molly Smith ’25 has created a banner exhibit about the life and legacy of Wasserman, currently on view in Sterling Memorial Library. “In addition to her work on behalf of coeducation at Yale, Wasserman was also a chemist, attorney, feminist, and scholar,” Smith explained. “She is not well known by many students, and my goal with this
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April 17, 2024
Students are invited to submit their printing and design projects for the annual Lohmann and Van Sinderen Prizes for Excellence in Undergraduate Printing and Design.
Wide view of room with green couches in the foreground, three round chandeliers and wood paneling and bookshelves on either side
April 16, 2024
The Linonia and Brothers (L&B) Room is open again after a long hiatus—and is better than ever.
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April 15, 2024
Mayor Justin Elicker appoints Michael Morand, director of community engagement for Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, as New Haven’s official city historian–following in the footsteps of Judith Schiff, chief research archivist until her death in 2022.
Red, white, black, purple graphic design that reads "Quantum Week at Yale, April 13 to 19,"
April 14, 2024
Celebrate World Quantum Day (April 14) with a month of special events and exhibits hosted by Yale Library and the Yale Quantum Institute.
Man in open elevator-like lift between high rows of shelving filled with cardboard boxes
April 9, 2024
The Yale Library Shelving Facility invites students to take an hour-long tour of the storage facility rarely open to visitors.
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April 9, 2024
Sterling Memorial Library, named for benefactor John William Sterling and designed by architect James Gamble Rogers, was dedicated on April 11, 1931.