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Nathan Chen '24 Elton John, Britney Spears - Hold Me Closer (Acoustic) (Official Video)
December 6, 2022

The newly released acoustic version of Elton John and Britney Spears’ single “Hold Me Closer” features a familiar face — and place — in its official music video: Figure skater Nathan Chen ’24 performs an original routine set to the song in Yale’s Ingalls Rink.

Watch the performance here

The Pandemic Diary
December 6, 2022

Join Robert Beauregard, Professor Emeritus of Urban Planning, Graduate School of Architecture, Planning, and Preservation, Columbia University, New York; Gregg Gonsalves, Associate Professor of Epidemiology, Yale School of Public Health, and MacArthur Foundation Grantee; Elihu Rubin, Associate Professor of Architecture, Urbanism, and American Studies, Yale University; Camilo José Vergara, Documentarian and MacArthur Foundation Grantee; and Amy A. Starecheski, Director of the Oral History Program at Columbia University, for a conversation about The Pandemic Diary, Vergara’s ongoing documentation of the impact of COVID-19 on poor and minority communities in New York City. Generously sponsored by the MacArthur Foundation, with additional support from the Yale Urban Media Project of the Yale School of Architecture and the Yale University Art Gallery.

Watch the conversation here

What was it like to study music with Johann Sebastian Bach?
December 6, 2022

Graduate students in organ performance recently got a glimpse of J. S. Bach’s work as a keyboard teacher and composer during a special tour of Yale Library treasures related to the illustrious Baroque-period German musician. Pictured here is the Beinecke Library’s manuscript of the “Clavier-Büchlein vor Wilhelm Friedemann Bach,” which J.S. Bach compiled for the instruction of his eldest son, then only nine years old.

Explore the manuscript here

Witold Rybczynski Tells the Story of Architecture
December 6, 2022

The eminent writer and architect’s new book follows the thread of architecture from the Stone Age to today.

Listen to the discussion here

Yale President Peter Salovey Prizes New Haven Far Beyond its Prized Pizza
December 6, 2022

In a lively episode of the “Inside the ICE House” podcast, recorded at the library of the New York Stock Exchange, President Peter Salovey discusses Yale, its commitment to New Haven, his own story, and much more.

Listen to this podcast episode here