Kindergarten open house
The Phyllis Bodel Childcare Center at the School of Medicine will hold an open
house for its kindergarten program at 3 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 22.
Three slots in the program are available for the fall. A scholarship is also
available. The program is full-day, before and after school care included, with
a full summer program.
The event will take place at Harkness Dormitory, 367 Cedar St. For more information,
call (203) 785-3829.
Yale Summer Session in association with Yale Summer Film Institute is accepting
applications for a screenwriting competition.
Winning entries will be produced and exhibited in the Intensive Filmmaking and
Acting in Film workshops.
Applicants should submit a 12-15 page screenplay draft in industry standard screenplay
form using one of the structures provided on the website: www.yale.edu/summer/film/contest.html. Stories should be character driven, focusing on an
age range between 18 and 28. Scripts will be judged on quality and practicality.
Submit first draft to Yale Summer Script Contest, P.O. Box 208355, New Haven,
CT 06520-8355. Applications should include name, e-mail, phone number and school
affiliation, if any. Applicants may also send a PDF file to OjedaFilms@aol.com
with the same information.
Initial entries must be submitted no later than March 31.
The Tommy Fund at Yale-New Haven Hospital will host a radio broadcast on Thursday
and Friday, Feb. 28 and 29, to raise funds in support of the fight against childhood
The radiothon will be broadast live on WPLR 99.1 FM, from 5:30 a.m. through midnight
on Feb. 28 and 5:30 a.m. through 10 a.m. on Feb. 29. During those hours, listeners
may call (866) 96-TOMMY to donate to the fund, which supports children with cancer
and their families and works to improve the cure rate of childhood cancer.
The Tommy Fund for Childhood Cancer acts as a helping hand to the pediatric oncology
department at Yale-New Haven Children’s Hospital and the Yale Cancer Center.
Through collaborative efforts, they are able to diagnose and provide treatment
to children with blood disorders and malignancies and conduct research and teaching
in the field of childhood cancer.
For more information, visit www.tommyfund.org.
The Collaborative Learning Center in the Bass Library is offering “Teaching
with Technology Tuesdays,” a new weekly program for those teaching at Yale
who are interested in innovative instructional activities that utilize technology.
Representatives from across the University, including the Library, ITS, the Center
for Language Study, Yale College, the Graduate Teaching Center and others, will
provide short, informal sessions to introduce some of these approaches. Sessions
are held every Tuesday from 11 a.m. to noon in Bass Library room L01 (lower level).
Upcoming sessions will look at social bookmarking software, digital primary source
collections and photo sharing applications. The full schedule can be found at
http://clc.yale.edu. For more information, send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Collaborative Learning Center is a resource for the Yale community designed
to foster dynamic interactions among students, faculty and staff from across
the University in the support of teaching and learning.
Exhibition on “Missionary Journeys”
An exhibition titled “Stories of Adventure and Peril from the Day Missions
Collection” is currently on view at the Divinity School library.
The exhibition contains a sampling of manuscript and published works from the
library’s renowned Day Missions collection that describes missionary journeys
from the 17th century through the first half of the 20th century. Letters, journals,
photographs and published works provide a glimpse of the exotic destinations,
perilous adventures, ground breaking exploration and unique experiences of missionaries
who set out to spread the gospel. The exhibition will be on view through July.
The Divinity Library is located at 409 Prospect St. For more information, visit
the library’s website at www.library.yale.edu/div/divhome.htm.
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Exhibit traces linkages on the ‘Tree of Life’
‘Rolling’ offers honest, sometimes shocking, look at life in a wheelchair
Study: Older women more likely to suffer depression than older men
Researchers seeking new test for detecting kidney injury . . .
Yale Rheumatic Diseases Research Center awarded $3.2 million . . .
One Law Clinic, Two Cities
Conference will look at issues surrounding nuclear disarmament
Former Yale architecture dean to give Chubb Lecture
Study gives high marks to use of bypass surgery for those in their 90s
Yale Ob-Gyn researchers discussed current work . . .
Several Yale Ob-Gyn presentations are awarded honors at meeting
Judith Resnik wins prestigious honor for her ‘outstanding scholarship’ . . .
Lectures explore mythmaking in Hollywood westerns
Panel will explore ways to promote diverse faculties
‘Images 2008’ exhibition includes works by three Yale staff members
Memorial service for Dr. Barry Goldberg
Yale affiliates to be honored guests at benefit event for LEAP
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