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Letter from the YAA Executive Director: The power of connection

January 21, 2022

YAA Executive Director Weili Chang ’77 reflects on 2021 and looks ahead to fostering new connections in the Yale Alumni Association’s 50th anniversary year.

Gospel of Mark explored in new YDS podcast episode

January 19, 2022

Former YDS faculty member Allen Hilton ’97 Ph.D. explores the origins of the Gospel of Mark and what sets it apart from the three others in the Bible.

Decades-long friendship sustains litigators

January 19, 2022

Three Yale Law School alumnae forged lasting personal and professional bonds while working for the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York.

YAA Board of Governors Excellence Awards honor outstanding alumni orgs

January 14, 2022

An online ceremony on Jan. 27 will honor alumni organizations for excellence in their events, programs, and best practices for Yale and on behalf of Yale.

Never get bored: Alumni share their career pivots

January 13, 2022

Eric Wenzel ’03 quit a gig on Wall Street to launch a hot sauce startup — and he’s not the only Yale alum to take a similar plunge. Read a few of their stories.

The man who believed too much

January 12, 2022

One hundred years ago, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle lectured at Yale — not about Sherlock Holmes, but about talking to the dead.

Promoting diversity and justice in the environmental sector

January 11, 2022

Former YSE assistant dean Thomas RaShad Easley joined Yale Blue Green to discuss fostering and advancing diversity in environmental organizations.

Yale experts explain compost

January 11, 2022

Ecosystem scientist Whendee Silver and compost expert Forest Abbott-Lum talk about the benefits and challenges associated with the breakdown of food waste.

Evoking transcendence: Travis Helms ’13 M.Div. on poetry and priesthood

January 10, 2022

Founded through a passion for poetry and building community, Helms’ LOGOS Collective seeks to “evoke transcendence through poetry, ritual, and conversation.”

Meet the 2021 Yale Alumni Association Leadership Award winners

January 7, 2022

Each year, the YAA Leadership Awards celebrate the accomplishments of volunteers, honoring them both for their service to Yale and for their innovations.