China-Yale Healthy Cities Leadership Program at West Campus
A delegation of twenty-five mayors and provincial leaders visited West Campus recently as part of the week-long Yale-China Healthy Cities executive leadership program. Guided by the World Health Organization’s Healthy Cities initiative and with a focus on “resilient cities”, the mayors from the Guangdong Province on the coast of the South China Sea coast engaged with Yale faculty, students and experts in public health and urban infrastructure. Focusing on the evolution of West Campus from former industrial site to living academic landscape. Read more about the visit and see photos here.
Yale Young Global Scholars explore West Campus science and technology
Over 200 high school students arrived at West Campus June 23 for three days of learning, exploration and inspiration as part of the 2016 Yale Young Global Scholar Program. This summer, due to overwhelming interest in STEM subjects and entrepreneurship, the program is running three day-long sessions at West Campus, enabling students to explore Applied Science & Engineering; Technology, Innovation and Entrepreneurship; Biological and Biomedical Science; and Sustainability, Energy and the Environment. Photographs of the day are available here.
Global community responds to Culture in Crisis
Stakeholders and decision makers from across the globe assembled Monday, April 11th for “Culture in Crisis”, a workshop hosted by Yale’s Institute for the Preservation of Cultural Heritage and the Victoria & Albert Museum as part of the eighth Global Colloquium of University Presidents. The workshop was the second in a series on this subject under the patronage of UNESCO – the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization. Read more about the workshop and see photos here.
Yale partnership highlights dazzling story behind J. M. W Turner
We learn something new every time we enter a museum, gallery or library. But chances are good that we are less familiar with the behind-the-scenes technology, analysis, and treatment methods used by curators, conservators and scientists to enhance our understanding, bringing works to their original condition and preserving them into the future. The story of one of J.M.W. Turner’s great masterpieces, and the work of colleagues at the Institute for the Preservation of Cultural Heritage and the Yale Center for British Art – their international connections spanning science, culture and history – is available on YaleNews.