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Five alumni awarded 2024 Yale Medal for exemplary service

July 18, 2024

Five alumni are recipients of the Yale Alumni Association’s highest honor for their “extraordinary devotion to Yale’s ideals.”

Sterling Memorial Library’s ‘grand living room’ is back

July 16, 2024

After a four-year-long closure, the L&B Room in Yale’s Sterling Memorial Library officially reopened on April 12. Look back at the opening ceremony.

Yale Alumni Unscripted: Thomas Opladen ’66

July 11, 2024

Opladen co-founded and was the first president of the Yale Veterans Association, where he was active in facilitating the return of the Air Force and Navy ROTC.

The real dawn of e-commerce

July 8, 2024

The summer after he graduated from Yale, Roger Lee ’94 changed the way we shop.

Zero-waste bulk buying group helps feed body and soul

July 3, 2024

Led by Janet Smith-Rushton ’78 M.Div., a food-sharing group based in Cape Cod serves as a hub for community and a place for connection in unsettling times.

Renowned jazz composer Iyer to debut new work at Norfolk festival

July 1, 2024

In a Q&A, pianist Vijay Iyer ’92 talks about the inspiration for a new composition he’ll introduce at this month’s Yale-hosted Norfolk Chamber Music...

Yale Alumni Association’s summer 2024 reading list

June 27, 2024

Soak up some great recent books by Yale faculty members, including novels, a guide to using your “influence superpower,” and an exploration of loneliness.

New scholarships, professorship celebrate Peter Salovey

June 25, 2024

An endowed professorship and new scholarships honor Yale’s 23rd president and recognize the contributions of his wife, Marta Elisa Moret ’84 M.P.H.

Reflections on Yale Day of Service 2024

June 18, 2024

Julie Lin ’93 looks back on her service project of making cards and paper cranes with residents of Chatham Place at Mary Wade in New Haven.

Alumni elect Felicia Norwood ’89 J.D. to serve on Yale’s Board of Trustees

June 14, 2024

Norwood, a corporate leader, was elected in a worldwide balloting of university graduates. She begins a six-year term on July 1.