YPPS Blog

YPPS Presents Promotional Items & Solutions

Over the last 25 years, YPPS has been able to procure and provide top quality specialty items, garments, and more to the Yale community. With a dedication to quality, turnaround, and cost, our Promotional Items & Solutions department has partnered with local Yale-approved vendors to produce all of our products.

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Huskies Clinch National Title, Highlight New Brand Identity

Last night, the University of Connecticut Huskies clinched a fourth Men’s National Basketball title against the University of Kentucky Wildcats.In this unexpected battle of the seventh and eighth seeds, UConn highlighted the most distinctive change in logo for the university since the 1970s when the profile of the husky was adopted. The new logo debuted with the beginning of the 2013-2014 athletic season but the high-profile national championship game is likely to solidify its brand identity nationally.

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YPPS Scores Bronze at IPMA

YPPS is proud to announce winning a Bronze award in this year’s In-plant Printing and Mailing Association (IPMA) contest in the brochure category! In all there were 420 entries in this category. Many of the brochures entered were printed with toner and inkjet devices and the rest on offset presses.

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The Logos of the Final Four

With the “dance” winding down, the last four teams of the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament will be vying for the 2014 National Championship. Florida and UConn will face-off to play the winner of the Wisconsin-Kentucky at the National Championship Game on Monday, April 7th.                         YPPS welcomes you to look over the past logos from the Final Four. The Final Four logos tend to highlight the landmarks of the locations which the semifinal and final games of the tournament take place. The 2011 Final Four logo incorporated the NASA logo because Houston was the host city.

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Life After Yale - Graduating Students Print Portfolios and Momentos

Springtime brings warmer temperatures, daffodils and the portfolio needs of our School of Architecture students.  Here are some excellent examples of this year’s work. These three perfect-bound books, printed at YPPS, are filled with full-color images that represent each student’s individual ideas and creative concepts.

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YPPS Raises Funds for New Haven Reads

Yale Printing and Publishing Services (YPPS) chose New Haven Reads as the beneficiary of their February “Share your Heart” fundraiser.Staff at YPPS could enter to win a new Barnes and Noble Nook Tablet in a red case throughout February with the drawing was held at the end of the month.

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Celebrating 25 Years of the World Wide Web

Today marks 25 years of the internet. On this day in 1989, Tim Berners-Lee, a British scientist at CERN invented what would come to be known as the internet. When the World Wide Web was initially conceived it was described as “a wide-area hypermedia information retrieval initiative aiming to give universal access to a large universe of documents.” The world’s first website however, did not go live until December 20, 1990.

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Windham Campbell Literature Prizes

The eight winners of the 2014 Windham Campbell Prizes were announced on campus on Friday, March 7th. The winners in the three categories — drama, fiction, and non-fiction — will receive $150,000 each in recognition of their achievements and to support their ongoing work. The prizewinners hail from seven countries: Sierra Leone, Pakistan, the United Kingdom, India, the United States, Canada and Australia.YPPS printed the place cards and the posters used before the official announcement. To find out more about the Windham Campbell Prize click here.       

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YPPS Initiatives Push for Greater Sustainability

Yale Printing and Publishing Services (YPPS) has undertaken a suite of initiatives to make its operations more sustainable, in support of the Yale Sustainability Strategic Plan 2013-2016. These initiatives include using sustainably produced paper and energy-efficient printers, installing software to manage and reduce printing, and developing innovative, sustainable products and services. Read more about these initiatives here.

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A Continued Commitment to the Environment

Attention all of our customers, now when you pick up your orders from Yale Printing & Publishing Services your goods will come in a brand new Oxo-biodegradable bag.Environmental enthusiasts will be happy to know this means our new bags contain additives that accelerate the conversion of plastic into water, carbon dioxide, and humus when composted. To find out more about this exciting and environmentally friendly process please visit: http://www.epi-global.com/en/how-it-works.php.    

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