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Zoom Class Lunch — Thursday, October 15, 2020 – 12:00-1:00pm ET

Dear Classmates — Our next ’71 Class Lunch will be held via Zoom on Thursday, October 15, from 12:00pm-1:00pm ET. Based on the success of our prior virtual luncheons, we will again divide the group into separate Zoom sessions, with each consisting of approximately 10-12 participants, and we will continue to “shuffle” the groups from […]

Virtual Class Lunch via Zoom — Thursday, August 20, 2020 — 12:30-1:30pm ET

Dear Classmates — Our next ’71 Class Lunch will be held via Zoom on Thursday, August 20, from 12:30pm-1:30pm ET. Based on the success of our prior virtual luncheons, we will again divide the group into separate Zoom sessions, with each consisting of approximately 10-12 participants, and we will continue to “shuffle” the groups from […]

Virtual Class Lunch via Zoom — Thursday, July 16, 2020 — 12:30-1:30pm ET

Dear Classmates — Our next ’71 Class Lunch will be held via Zoom on Thursday, July 16, from 12:30pm-1:30pm ET. Based on the success of our prior virtual luncheons, we will again divide the group into separate Zoom sessions, with each consisting of approximately 10-12 participants, and we will continue to “shuffle” the groups from […]

Kaplan Strikes Again

Check out Jim’s new video on YouTube describing his efforts to get July 4th celebrated properly in Lower Manhattan (33 minutes):

Jim Kaplan Featured on NYC History Podcast

Check out Jim’s fascinating account of the Wall Street bull statue:

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News from Richard Skolnick

Richard Skolnick writes: Richard and Sophia Skolnik live in White Rock, NM, the sister town of Los Alamos. Richard continues to guest teach several times a year at Yale and is formally advising Yale grad students in public health. He also maintains his massive online course for Yale/Coursera, Essentials of Global Health, (https://www.coursera.org/learn/essentials-global-health). Over 5,000 […]

Virtual Class Lunch: Thursday, May 21, 2020 – 12:30pm-1:30pm ET

Dear Classmates — Building on the success of our recent “virtual” March and April class luncheons, we will be hosting our next set of Zoom gatherings on Thursday, May 21, from 12:30pm-1:30pm ET. For the April session, we had about 25 participants, whom we divided into two separate Zoom meetings. That size grouping worked well […]

Class Lunch – Thursday, November 21, 2019 – NYC – 12:30pm

Celebrate these last days of fall by enjoying a cozy lunch with your Yale classmates. The relaunched 1971 Class Table continues to be a huge success. Recent participants include Alice Cunningham, Hugh Scott, Bill Bierce, Ralph Dawson, Alex deBordes, Tim Powell, Linda Shearer Smith, Alice Young, Ruth Lansner, Peggy Marks, Tom Erickson, Tom Anderson, Harry Levitt, Phillip Protter, Jean Brenner, […]

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 […]