The party don’t stop. In the second day of the inaugural celebration of the Paul Tsai China Center at the Yale Law School, an open conversation will be held with U.S. Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer beginning at 9:00 a.m. today in room 129 of the Law School.
Before it’s too late. If you missed the conversation yesterday with Joseph Tsai ’86 LAW ’90, co-founder of Alibaba, one of China’s largest e-commerce companies, don’t fret. He’ll be speaking again in a panel at the Law School at 11:15 a.m. in room 129, along with former Morgan Stanley Asia Chairman Stephen Roach and former U.S. Ambassador to China J. Stapleton Roy.
Tea, scones and conversation. The Asian American Cultural Center will be hosting an open discussion with Yale Queer and Asian on what it means to be a part of both the LGBTQ and Asian-Pacific Islander communities.
All that jazz. Tony Award winner and Broadway tap dancer Savion Glover will perform with his quartet this evening in the Morse Recital Hall at 7:30 p.m. as part of the Yale School of Music’s Ellington Jazz Series. Tickets are $14 for students.
The first but not the last. Helen Hagan MUS ’12, the first African-American woman to graduate from Yale, received a monument yesterday marking her grave in New Haven. Born in the Elm City in 1891, Hagan died in 1964 and was the second head of Tennessee State University’s music department.
It’s not over till it’s over. While John Kasich may no longer be a part of the presidential race after dropping out in May, he will still receive at least one vote in the Elm City. Local GOP Town Chair Jonathan Wharton said Wednesday that he plans to vote for Kasich in the presidential election.
Who run the world? Moms. For the seventh year in a row, Working Mother magazine has selected Yale as one of the “100 Best Companies” in the nation for working mothers. While Yale is the only university on the list, other employers include IBM and Accenture.
Going green. As a part of the New Haven Green Skills program, 330 trees will be planted this fall. The initiative will help high school students and ex-offenders find jobs.
THIS DAY IN YALE HISTORY. 1994 A six-person consulting team made of four researchers from two consulting firms and two “peer consultants” from Harvard and Cornell assess Yale’s 25 dining halls as a part of a review of the school’s dining services.