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Nominations now open for revamped YAA Board of Governors Excellence Awards

August 21, 2019

To nominate a group or organization for a 2019 YAA Board of Governors Excellence Award, visit the online nomination form and submit your nominee by Sept. 6.

Alumna fights for refugees and renews faith in the American dream

August 7, 2019

Krish Vignarajah ’01 B.A., ’08 J.D. is the first immigrant CEO of the Baltimore-based immigrant support group Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service.

Stationed in Antarctica, the world’s southern-most nurse is a YSN alumna

July 31, 2019

Jaime Hensel ’13 M.S.N. is one of only a few health professionals manning the clinic at Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station — among the most remote on the globe.

Fewer phones, more human connections at alum’s Museum of Ice Cream

July 30, 2019

A former investment banker, Manish Vora ’02 B.A. co-founded the Museum of Ice Cream as a pop-up art installation with the mission of bringing people together.

Alumni pitch in to help first-year scholars adjust to life at Yale

July 26, 2019

More than 50 alumni came back to Yale this weekend for “Navigating Yale and Beyond: Alumni Perspectives,” hosted by 1stGenYale and First-Year Scholars at Yale.

Alumnae-co-founded Collab supports New Haven entrepreneurs

July 16, 2019

Collab aims to make entrepreneurship more accessible by providing access, confidence building, and pathways to additional resources.

Five distinguished alumni to receive 2019 Yale Medal

July 15, 2019

The medal is the highest honor presented by the Yale Alumni Association, awarded annually to members of the Yale family for their service to the university.

Eight new members join Yale Alumni Association Board of Governors

July 5, 2019

Annually, six Board of Governors members are elected by YAA delegates and two are appointed by a nominating committee. Board members serve three-year terms.

Record-setting turnouts at 2019 Yale College Reunions

June 24, 2019

More than 7,000 Yale alumni, family, and guests coming to campus to celebrate during the two weekends following Commencement.

Addressing ageism: YaleWomen webinar to debunk age-related myths

June 19, 2019

Panelists Ashton Applewhite, Diane T. Ashley ’76, and Leslie Morrison Faerstein will participate in the June 26 webinar, moderated by Amy Armitage ’86 M.B.A.