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Reunion Update — Winter 2021

Fellow Classmates, We are delighted to share the wonderful news that — in addition to our virtual reunion this Spring — the University has now agreed that, barring a second existential crisis, the Class of 1971 “will be welcomed on campus in Spring 2022.” At this point we do not have a confirmed date. We […]

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 […]

2018 AYA Assembly Report from Class Rep Jean Brenner

I was delighted to represent our class at the AYA Assembly/Yale Alumni Fund Convocation in New Haven on November 8-9, 2018.  The other classmates I encountered during the gathering were Steve Cushner, Andy Sherman, KathyMurphy and Glenn Murphy.  This year’s theme was “Science at Yale:  Shaping the Future.” The Assembly & Convocation began with introductory remarks by President Salovey providing an overview of […]

Class Lunch – Friday, February 9, 2018 @ 12:30pm – Yale Club of NYC – Grill Room

The first seventeen meetings of the relaunched Yale Class of 1971 Lunch Table were a great success,  The eighteenth meeting will be held on Friday, February 9 at 12:30 pm. Yale Club of New York City Grill Room, Second Mezzanine 50 Vanderbilt Avenue (between 44th and 45th Streets, opposite Grand Central) New York, New York  10017 […]

Class of 1971 Lunch – Yale Club of New York City (Grill Room) – Friday, January 12, 2018 – 12:30pm

Celebrate the arrival of 2018 by seeing your classmates for lunch at the Yale Club of New York for the monthly class table! The first seventeen meetings of the relaunched Yale Class of 1971 Lunch Table were a great success. The eighteenth meeting will be held on FRIDAY January 12 at 12:30pm. Grill Room, Second […]

Class Lunch – Yale Club of NYC (Grill Room) – Friday, December 15 – 12:30pm

The seventeenth meeting of the Class lunch group will be held on Friday, December 15, 2017 at 12:30pm.     Grill Room, on the Second Mezzanine     Yale Club of New York City     50 Vanderbilt Avenue (between 44th & 45th Street opposite Grand Central)     New York, New York 10017 The Club has significantly tightened its security, such […]

Class Lunch: Friday October 13, 2017 – 12:30pm

Now that that the summer is over, why not see your classmates again for lunch at the Yale Club of New York for the  monthly Class table? The first fourteen meetings of the relaunched Class Lunch Table were a great success.  The fifteenth meeting will be held at the: Yale Club of New York City 50 […]

Alice Young Tributes Don Nakanishi Friday November 4 in New Haven

Alice Young writes: I will be moderating a tribute to our classmate Don Nakanishi from 3:45-4:15 pm at the Yale RITM Conference on November 4 at 351 Loria Center, 190 York Street, New Haven, followed by a reception at Timothy Dwight College. If you are in the neighborhood please come by. More at:  

Registration for Reunion is Now Open

Jean Brenner, cochair of Class of 71’s 2016 reunion, writes: Online registration for our 2016 reunion is now open! Reunion dates are June 2-5. FOR DETAILS AND TO REGISTER, GO TO THE AYA SITE – – CLICK HERE: Yale College Reunions | Association of Yale Alumni |

Shelley Fisher Fishkin Speaking at Yale Club of NY Feb. 9

Shelley Fisher Fishkin writes: I am speaking at the Yale Club of New York on February 9th about my new book, Writing America: Literary Landmarks from Walden Pond to Wounded Knee.  Classmates in the area might be interested. The event is for Yale Club members, but there are lots of them in our class. If someone […]