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Alumni panel explores how to succeed as a freelance journalist

October 19, 2020

Moderated by Chloe Tsang ’17, a panel with journalists Nicole Clark ’16, Sara Deeter ’16, and Aaron Reiss ’10 offered career advice and first-hand perspective.

Isaiah Andrews ’09 B.A. and Damien Fair ’01 M.M.Sc. named MacArthur fellows

October 8, 2020

Andrews, an econometrician, and Fair, a cognitive neuroscientist, are among the recipients of this year’s “genius grants.”

Podcast: How jazz teaches faith & justice

October 6, 2020

Jazz musician and Yale alum Julian Reid ’13 uses the history of blues, gospel, and jazz to discuss how we communicate emotionally and spiritually through music.

Transforming energy infrastructure

October 1, 2020

Energy executive Elliot Mainzer ’98 M.B.A. talks about the progress he’s witnessed and the challenges that remain in creating a fully sustainable energy grid.

Panel explores how coronavirus lessons can help address climate change

September 30, 2020

The virtual event, hosted by the Yale International Alliance, featured alumni leaders and Yale World Fellows discussing two of the world’s most urgent issues.

Jodie Foster ’84 B.A.: Turning imposter syndrome into motivation

September 29, 2020

During a virtual event marking the culmination of the 50WAY150 initiative, Foster called on Yale students and alumnae to “claim ownership of your education.”

Clinton, Klobuchar offer words of hope during tumultuous times

September 29, 2020

Senator Amy Klobuchar ’82 and Hillary Clinton ’73 J.D. spoke with Assistant Dean Risë Nelson as part of 50WomenAtYale150’s culminating events.

Year-long celebration of Yale women ends with call for racial justice

September 29, 2020

Yale’s 50WomenAtYale150 initiative ended with three days of panels on how to confront the world’s wrongs — and the role of Yale women in leading these fights.

From two recent fireside talks, three common themes on innovation

September 28, 2020

Alibaba co-founder Joe Tsai ’86 B.A., ’90 J.D. and Y Combinator’s Michael Seibel ’05 B.A. recently participated in online talks with the Tsai CITY community.

Admissions Dean Jeremiah Quinlan ’03 B.A. on navigating the pandemic

September 28, 2020

Quinlan talks with the Yale Alumni Association about how COVID-19 has impacted the admissions process, the role of alumni in this new world, and more.