Founded in 1914, YSEA is one of the oldest university alumni organizations in the world with a focus on issues in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). Our mission is to connect alumni with students, the University, and each other to strengthen the Yale science and engineering community.
While approximately half of our members hold science degrees, and a similar number hold engineering degrees, some of our members are musicians, writers, or other humanities graduates. We're interdisciplinary: science, engineering, and society all influence each other, and our members care about how the pieces fit together.
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"Look for Yale Engineering at the FIRST Championships this week in St. Louis -- we'll be on Scholarship Row and admitted students will be invited to a reception with the Yale Science and Engineering Association. Alumni and Yale students in the area should contact YSEA to volunteer or attend events. See you in St. Louis! (FIRST alumni currently at Yale pose with Dean Kamen & his mom last week in the Yale Center for Engineering Innovation & Design.)"
For more information about YSEA activities at the FIRST championships, please contact us at FIRST@YSEA.org.
YSEA ANNUAL RECEPTION & AWARDS DINNER
YSEA will host its 2013 Reception and Awards Dinner on Thursday, April 25th. The reception will be held at Yale's Center for Engineering Innovation & Design in the Becton Center from 5:00-6:30 PM, immediately followed by dinner in the President's Room at Woolsey Hall. (Seating for dinner will begin at 6:45 PM.) For reservations, please visit http://bit.ly/YSEADinner13.
(Pictured, L to R: David I. Scheer '84 M.S., Daniel A. Spielman ’92 B.A., and T. Kyle Vanderlick ’08 M.A.H.)
The evening will feature remarks by David I. Scheer ’84 M.S., Life Sciences Entrepreneur, Advisor, Investor, Philanthropist, and Vice Chair, Long Wharf Theatre Board of Trustees; Daniel A. Spielman ’92 B.A., Henry Ford II Professor of Computer Science and Mathematics and Fellow of the MacArthur Foundation; and T. Kyle Vanderlick ’08 M.A.H., Dean of the School of Engineering & Applied Science and Thomas E. Golden, Jr. Professor of Engineering; and other distinguished members of the Yale community.
Geologists are letting the air out of a nagging mystery about the development of animal life on Earth. Scientists have long speculated as to why animal species didn’t flourish sooner, once sufficient oxygen covered the Earth’s surface. Animals began to prosper at the end of the Proterozoic period, about 800 million years ago — but what about the billion-year stretch before that, when most researchers think there also was plenty of oxygen?
The ubiquitous white lab coats will remain the same, but the faces of the biomedical researchers wearing them will be more diverse, under a new initiative at Yale supported by a four-year grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
Richard Preston, contributor to The New Yorker, author, and leading Ebola expert, will speak at Yale on Wednesday, Nov. 5 as a Poynter Fellow in Journalism. Preston will give a talk titled “Ebola Breakout from the Hot Zone” in an event co-sponsored by the Franke Program in Science and the Humanities. The event will take place at the Whitney Humanities Center auditorium on 53 Wall St. at 5 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.
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