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2008-07-01 09:01:11

By Mary E. O'Leary, New Haven Register, Conn. Jul. 1--NEW HAVEN -- Another piece of Yale University's expansion north was celebrated Monday in a groundbreaking ceremony for its Health Services building -- a unique creation on a triangular plot across from the Grove Street Cemetery. The flaring walls and lack of right angles were designed by Mack Scogin Merrill Elam Architects of Altanta, Ga. and reflect the irregular shape of the historic burial site across the street; the exterior plays...


Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.