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July 6, 2018
For five weeks, eight sixth- and seventh-grade students from Barnard have been paired with individual School of Drama mentors, learning about the craft of playwriting firsthand. Supporting them is a small team of sound, lighting and costume designers.
May 3, 2018
For five years, journalist Laura Pappano has worked with students in grades 2-8 at East Rock Community Magnet School and Yale University student mentors to produce the biannual East Rock Record.
April 12, 2018
Some high schools put on an abridged version of Romeo and Juliet. Cooperative Arts High School is staging an immersive, site-specific, feminist rewrite of Hamlet.
March 14, 2018
Fifteen New Haven high-school students brought playwright August Wilson’s characters to life in Regional Competition.
February 9, 2018
Four Pathways to Arts and Humanities students participated in the New Haven Silence Project as part of the Yale "Introduction to Public Humanities" course.
December 15, 2017
Over 280 students from area high schools participate in the World Culture and Language After School Studies Program (World CLASS) at Yale.
September 17, 2017
Five winners of the Windham-Campbell Literature Prize, an award for $165,000 issued annually by Yale University since 2013, met with students at Cooperative Arts and Humanities High School.
July 21, 2017
It was fun, and there were games, but the two-week “For a Girl” program was mostly about empowering young women to do and be whatever they dream.
July 14, 2017
ForAGirl is open to young women who are participating in the Yale Pathways to Science program, the university’s long-running summer program aimed at encouraging middle and high school students from New Haven schools to pursue careers in the sciences.
June 19, 2017
From mid-May to mid-June, eight Barnard middle schoolers have been paired with individual YSD mentors, learning about the craft of playwriting before writing a one-act play themselves.