Friday marks the 200th birthday of one of America’s greatest poets – Walt Whitman – and Yale’s Beinecke Library is honoring him with a pop-up exhibit.

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A Yale University graduate was one of the first celebrity photographers, known to us now as the paparazzi. Photographer Jerome Zerbe is the subject of a new exhibit at Yale’s Beinecke Library.

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The Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History will close for at least two years for one of the largest renovations and expansions in its 150-year history.  

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There are racial disparities among those on the waitlist for a kidney transplant – and they tend to benefit whites over people of color. That’s one of the findings of a new study from Yale.

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Women from India who learned to make and sell menstrual pads attended the Oscars this year. They were featured in the winner for Best Documentary Short: "Period. End of Sentence." The film follows the women who break the taboo topic of menstruation in India. Davis Dunavin spoke to one of the producers – a freshman at Yale University.