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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 […]

Reunion in the Time of Covid

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. On October 7 YAA conducted a Zoom for reunion chairs and class officers about the outlook for reunions.  YAA is in the unenviable position of having to […]

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:

Virtual Class Lunch – Thursday, June 18, 2020 — 12:30 pm ET

Dear Classmates — This month we will continue our recent “tradition” of virtual class luncheons, via Zoom, on Thursday, June 18, from 12:30pm-1:30pm ET.   In May, we had approximately 40 participants, whom we divided into four separate Zoom meetings.  We plan to continue that approach for the June luncheon and also to continue to “shuffle” the […]

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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 […]