Lynn Hanke was honored at a University Library Council (ULC) ribbon cutting to celebrate the completion of the Hanke Exhibition Gallery in Sterling Memorial Library, a project she and her husband, Robert Hanke ’60, made possible.
The Yale Film Archive has received a grant to preserve Losing Ground, the 1982 masterwork of the late Kathleen Collins, a pioneering Black writer and filmmaker whose work was largely unseen for decades after her death in 1988 at the age of 46.
Almost a century and a half of the Yale Daily News (YDN), the nation’s oldest continuously published college daily, will soon be fully accessible to researchers online, thanks to a $500,000 gift from an anonymous Yale College graduate and former YDN reporter. The gift will allow the library to finish digitizing past copies of the YDN since its founding in 1878 and—through the launch of a new digital platform—make it easier for researchers to search and find materials in the YDN Historical Archive .
In spite of ongoing pandemic-related challenges during the last year, the class of 2021 accomplished a wide range of original research projects using Yale University Library’s collections and resources. Six students wrote senior essays that were recognized with one of three annual library prizes.
With most parents and friends tuning in remotely due to the pandemic, Yale celebrated its 320th Commencement. As always, many graduates marked the occasion with photos in front of Sterling Memorial Library.