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Woman with long dark hair wearing dark rimmed glasses speaks before microphone.
February 28, 2023
Visitors gathered for the opening of the new Hanke Gallery’s third exhibition, Empire and Resistance: Transisthmian Views of Central America .
Woman with curly dark hair and wire-rimmed glasses poses alongside windows, with hallway and arched entrance behind her. The photo is black and white. She wears a striped turtleneck and plaid coat.
February 16, 2023
Nancy Escalante—PhD student in American Studies, whose exhibit Empire and Resistance is in the Hanke Gallery—found her passion and a path to her life’s work in the archives.
Table layout of 10 white cards that show swatches of color, ranging from blues, yellows, purple. In front of the standing cards are open plastic cylinders containing ground pigments in a range of colors, used to make paints. At lower left is a white paper with some brush strokes of sample colors--four green, four purple, and one yellow
November 14, 2022
An inspiring art history class—taught with objects from special collections—leads to a colorful exhibition curated by three classmates.
Three students pose before leaded glass gothic-style windows: man at far left has reddish hair and wears a blue hooded sweatshirt that reads in white lettering on front "Yale Education Studies"; the man at center has short dark hair and wears a round-neck shirt, black belt and black jeans and has his thumbs hooked into his front pockets; the short woman at right has curly black hair to her shoulders, wire-rimmed glasses, wearing a white turtle-neck and blue jeans
November 3, 2022
Students are teaching their peers what they wished they had known sooner about navigating the library’s vast resources.
Screenshot that shows photo of Rachel Wessel at computer and three maps from her project Map of Life
September 2, 2022
Rebecca Wessel ’24 spent her summer as Marx Library’s climate change technologies fellow. After completing three data-driven, interactive projects—two of her own design—Wessel came away with critical new skills in her field and plenty of potential topics for her senior thesis.
17 young male and female science students pose, wearing black t-shirts with white lettering that reads "Wright Laboratory"
August 12, 2022
Seventeen undergraduates, from Yale and beyond, visited Beinecke Library this summer to study selected works of eminent scientists of the 16th through 18th centuries.
Young man with sandy brown hair and large amber-framed glasses, waring a dark shirt and jacket, smiles broadly and poses in front of carved column in the exhibition corridor of Sterling Memorial. The small carved figure is of a crouched man reading a book, one page of which has the carved word "Joke."
June 13, 2022
For his Senior Exhibit Fellowship, Chucho Martinez Padres ‘23 will explore the methods of art historian George Kubler, PhD ‘40, scholar of Pre-Columbian America and Ibero-American Art.