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50th Reunion Planning Underway – June 2021

FEBRUARY 2, 2021 – YAA and the Yale Development Office report that in-person reunions for Spring 2021 have been cancelled.  Details on our virtual reunion will appear soon. Reunion co-chairs Lupi Robinson and Bob Bruner write: Planning is underway for what promises to be a memorable 50th, to be held early June 2021 (date coming […]

On Breaking the Gender Barrier at Yale—50 Years Later

Reprinted from MS. by kind permission of the publisher. 10/1/2019 by SHELLEY FISHER FISHKIN I entered Yale College in September 1969, one of the first group of women who transformed Yale from the all-male institution it had been for the previous 268 years. When I returned to New Haven in September, 2019 to celebrate the 50th anniversary of […]

“First Women” of Yale Celebrated in Stone

Vera Wells writes: I had the honor of unveiling the commemorative Threshold Stone at the entrance of Phelps Gateway on Old Campus, in celebration of being one of the “First Women” at Yale College in September 1969. Also pictured:  (center) Eve Hart Rice’73, Chair of 50th Anniversary of Women at Yale College Committee and Co-Chair […]

Class Lunch – Yale Club of NYC (Grill) – Friday October 14 @ 12:30pm

Jim Kaplan and George Guernsey write: Now that fall has begun why not see your classmates again for lunch at the Yale Club of New York for the monthly class table on Friday October 14. The first five meetings of the relaunched Yale Class of 1971 Lunch Table were a great success. Don’t miss the sixth, to be held: Friday October 14, 2016 Grill Room, 2nd Floor mezzanine The Yale Club […]

Yale ’71 45th Reunion a Resounding Success

I am just back from New Haven where I attended our 45th Class Reunion.  I was delighted to see so many old friends, to meet so many new ones — and to welcome some for whom this was their first-ever Yale reunion attended. All of us thank co-chairs Ken Freeman and Jean Brenner for the obviously huge […]

Reunion Gathering with Freshman Counselor Arnie Lehman

Kim Barkan writes, via our reunion Facebook page: Dear Class Members: Our Freshman Counselor, Dr. Arnold Lehman, Former Director of the Brooklyn Art Museum, “BAM,” and now, advisor to the Chairman and CEO of Phillips in New York and London, has accepted our invitation to meet with members of our class for drinks, food, and […]

Off-Campus Reunion Accommodations Available

Doug Davie (Silliman ’76 and the son of the late TD Dean, James Davie) and his wife, Liisa (MFA ’87), have a house in Hamden that they’re willing to rent out for reunion weekend.  Below is the listing on AirBnB: https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/12026785?s=sbvyXJqT They prefer to rent to a family or group as there are two bedrooms […]

Jim Meehan and Yale Symphony in Carnegie Debut – Thursday April 21

Classmate Jim Meehan writes: I don’t know whether you’ve been following the events surrounding the 50th Anniversary of the Yale Symphony Orchestra, but I wanted to point out the final event, coming up soon. There will be a concert on April 16th in Woolsey Hall, with a second performance on April 21st at Carnegie Hall […]

Catherine Ross to Speak at Barnes & Noble UWS NYC – Monday April 11, 7pm ET

Come hear our classmate Catherine Ross discuss her highly-praised new book.  

Class Lunch – Yale Club of NYC – Friday April 8, 2016 – 12:30pm ET

Jim Kaplan and George Guernsey write: The first meeting of the relaunched Yale Class of 1971 Table was a great success (see YAM excerpt below).  The second meeting will be held Friday April 8th, 2016 12:30, Grill Room, 3rd Floor The Yale Club of New York 50 Vanderbilt Avenue (between 44th & 45th Street opposite Grand […]