Alumni

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A new charter school brings Yale-inspired vision to St. Louis

April 18, 2019

Co-founded by Gavin Schiffres ’15 B.A., Kairos Academies will open this summer — and it’s just one of the hundreds of Yalie-led charters across the country.

Alumni composers win Guggenheim Fellowships

April 17, 2019

Suzanne Farrin ’00 M.M., ’03 M.M.A., ’08 D.M.A. and Samuel Adams ’10 M.M. were awarded on “the basis of prior achievement and exceptional promise.”

DiversAbility panel drives awareness, promotes equity

April 17, 2019

Sponsored by the Yale Alumni Association, the April 10 event drew alumni and volunteer leaders to discuss the contributions that people with disabilities offer.

Alumni casting ballots to elect the next alumni fellow of the Yale board

April 11, 2019

Eligible alumni from around the world have until May 19 to cast their ballots for one of the two candidates. The winner will begin a six-year term on July 1.

Radical tradition: The ‘Slavs’ celebrate 50 years at Yale

April 5, 2019

Past and current members of the Yale Slavic Chorus agree — there’s more to the group than just folk songs and peasant blouses.

Yale’s Asian American Student Alliance reignites its activist roots

April 5, 2019

The AASA is celebrating its 50th anniversary with a series of talks and events including “Immigration and Civil Rights” and “Asian American Womxn” panels.

Meg Gill ’07 — from standout swimmer to craft brew entrepreneur

April 1, 2019

After a record-breaking career as a college swimmer at Yale, Gill went on to cofound and run Golden Road Brewing and host the Viceland reality show “Beerland.”

Jordan Casteel ’14 M.F.A. engages alumni at her Denver Art Museum exhibit

March 29, 2019

Denver native Casteel spoke on her exhibit “Returning the Gaze” to members of the Colorado Yale Association and the Yale Alumni Art League on March 20.

An alumnus returns to Yale to find wonder, promise (and less homework)

March 29, 2019

Eric Allen ’76 describes his experience returning to the Elm City for the 2018 YAA Assembly and Yale Alumni Fund Convocation.

From Dante to documentaries: a Yale graduate student’s career path

March 29, 2019

Ken Browne, once a Yale student studying medieval Italian literature in the ’70s, is now a documentarian working on a film about the humanities in medicine.