Women leaders of undergraduate organizations, such as those pictured above, are part of a larger fabric of female leadership within the University; each grapples with a diverse array of gender and leadership issues.

UP CLOSE | Redefining leadership

September 20, 2011
Each Monday, Marina Keegan ’12 sits down with the members of the Yale College Democrats — a political activism group of over 150 members — for what may be the first of several weekly meetings. Yale University Dramatic Association president Lily Lamb-Atkinson ’12 gathers the eight other executive managers of the theater organization, which oversees »
Sunday’s candlelight 9/11 vigil saw addresses by University President Richard Levin and YCC President Brandon Levin ’13, a poetry reading, and a performance by a cappella group Shades.

9/11 remembered at candlelight vigil

September 12, 2011
As they did 10 years ago, Yalies and New Haven residents gathered for a candlelight vigil on Cross Campus Sunday night to find community in the wake of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks. Part of a larger series of events organized by both Yale and New Haven leaders in commemoration of the 10th anniversary of »

City and University come together to remember

September 9, 2011
As communities across the nation come together to commemorate the 10th anniversary of 9/11, New Haven city officials along with Yale administrators and students have worked together to plan events this Sunday encompassing themes of unity, reflection and service. A multifaith service sponsored by Interfaith Cooperative Ministries and a community service fair featuring various city »
The New Haven Public Schools food truck provides free lunch and dinner.

A new food truck — this one’s free

August 31, 2011
In the summer, children usually look for the ice cream truck, but this August, it was a bright orange truck covered with pictures of fruits and vegetables that drew neighborhood kids. The New Haven Public Schools food truck, the first of its kind in Conn., stopped at three school parking lots for 45 minutes each »
Following a memorial service honoring Michele Dufault '11, the Yale Precision Marching Band, of which Dufault had been a part, led the way to the Saybrook Master's House for a reception, pausing before entering to play a few songs in her honor.

Friends and faculty remember Dufault ’11 in memorial service

April 29, 2011
Over 200 students, faculty and family gathered Thursday afternoon in Battell Chapel for a memorial service honoring Michele Dufault ’11, who died two weeks ago in a machine shop accident in Sterling Chemistry Laboratory. The hour-long service celebrated the Saybrook senior’s life, as those close to Dufault shared stories of her inspirational passion for science »
Yale uses approximately half of the electricity it produces at the Yale Central Power Plant.

Power plant fuels campus life

April 25, 2011
Few students notice the Yale power plant, a generic brick building at the corner of Grove and Ashmun streets. Those who do — in particular, the students living in Swing Space right next door — complain that the construction that keeps the plant up-to-date wakes them up at the crack of dawn. But Yale’s Central »
Two students at Wilbur Cross High School, Lea Winter and Isaiah Lee, have been working to organize rallies and other efforts to promote New Haven school reform.

High school students lobby for change

April 19, 2011
Lea Winter and Isaiah Lee are trying to reform New Haven education. Winter, a senior, and Lee, a junior, have a personal interest in reforming the school system — they are students at Wilbur Cross High School. In the midst of New Haven’s school reform initiative and following the August appointment of new principal Peggy »
Sixty-five undergraduates traveled to Scituate, Mass. on Saturday to honor classmate and friend Michele Dufault ’11.

Friends travel to Dufault’s funeral

April 18, 2011
SCITUATE, Mass. — Family and friends gathered Saturday morning for a funeral to commemorate the life of Michele Dufault ’11, a Saybrook College senior who died in a machine shop accident last Wednesday. Over 400 people filled St. Mary of the Nativity Church Saturday in her hometown to honor what Dufault’s mother Diane Quintin Dufault »
Michele Dufault ’11, a member of the Yale Precision Marching Band, was commemorated with a vigil Wednesday night.

Campus mourns ‘rising star’ Dufault ’11

April 14, 2011
Michele Dufault ’11, a senior in Saybrook College, a passionate physicist, oceanographer and saxophonist, and a dedicated friend, died early Wednesday morning in a tragic accident. She was 22. Members of the Yale community lit candles in Saybrook College’s Killingworth Courtyard Wednesday night in honor of Dufault — they remembered her genuine kindness and intellectual »
The death of Cameron Dabaghi ’11 last year prompted the University to re-examine its mental health services.

One year later, campus considers way forward

March 30, 2011
The morning after junior Cameron Dabaghi ’11 took his own life, students learned of the loss in a message from Yale College Dean Mary Miller. The message, though brief, brimmed with offers of support from formal counseling services at Yale Health and the Chaplain’s Office, as well as from campus figures such as deans, masters, »
University Photographer Michael Marsland has been a Yale campus fixture for 36 years.

Photographer captures life at Yale

March 22, 2011
Even after 36 years at Yale, University Photographer Michael Marsland is still finding new gargoyles. A Yale photographer since 1975, Marsland has served as University photographer since 1987. Many of the archetypal pictures of the campus on the University’s website and in its publications are his, and on any given day new photos appear in »
Yale is working to increase its offerings in adult education with programs like Open Yale and Directed Studies for Life.

Yale lags in adult education

March 1, 2011
Last month, Yale College Dean Mary Miller announced the University’s newest community education initiative for alumni and parents: Directed Studies for Life. For $6,500, up to 36 Yale-affiliated adults can spend two weeks this summer revisiting the Greek classics studied in the opening weeks of the freshman Directed Studies humanities program. As of Monday, 16 »