Light & Verity

Scully on the small screen

Classic lectures go online.

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Projects like Open Yale Courses allow people to sit in on the classes of current Yale professors via online video. But what if some of the great lectures of our own Yale days were available? Mike McConnell ’66 has made a start. One of the thousands of former students of art history professor Vincent Scully ’40, ’49PhD, McConnell tracked down video of some of Scully’s lectures on art and architecture and posted them on a YouTube channel. There are five full lectures so far, and McConnell says more will be posted over time. See them at

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