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May 8, 2014
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‘Digging’ for color: The search for Egyptian Blue in ancient reliefs

Bright colors are a rare sight in the Yale University Art Gallery (YUAG) ancient sculpture hall. The gallery’s now-white objects were once brightly painted, their brilliant colors having faded or been destroyed over time. A team of Yale researchers is … Continue reading

November 6, 2012
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Behind the Surface: 19th-Century Haitian Paintings Provide Link to Past

Behind the surface of a painting lies the history of its making. Scholars now know more about the histories of some 19th-century Haitian paintings held in Yale’s collections, thanks to the collaborative efforts of colleagues from Yale, the Smithsonian Institution, … Continue reading

November 21, 2010
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Video: Bob Woodward Discusses Investigative Journalism in the New Century

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author Bob Woodward ’65 discussed “Secrets: Uncovering Mysteries in the 21st Century” during a conversation with Steven Brill ’72, LAW ’75, founder of the Yale Journalism Initiative, and Paul Needham ’11, journalism scholar and former editor-in-chief … Continue reading