Virtual Yale

What Is it Like to Run for President of the United States?
November 10, 2020

This spotlight conversation featured a pair of former presidential candidates: Former U.S. Senator and Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton ’73 JD and currnet U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar ’82. The talk was moderated by Risë Nelson, director of the Afro-American Cultural Center and assistant dean of Yale College as part of the 150th Anniverary of Women at Yale Virtual Symposium. 

Enjoy this fascinating conversation here

Coloring Activity - Peabody Museum of Natural History
November 9, 2020

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Epidemics in Western Society Since 1600
November 9, 2020

This course consists of an international analysis of the impact of epidemic diseases on western society and culture from the bubonic plague to HIV/AIDS and the recent experience of SARS and swine flu. Leading themes include: infectious disease and its impact on society; the development of public health measures; the role of medical ethics; the genre of plague literature; the social reactions of mass hysteria and violence; the rise of the germ theory of disease; the development of tropical medicine; a comparison of the social, cultural, and historical impact of major infectious diseases; and the issue of emerging and re-emerging diseases.

Explore the entire course here

Inside the Yale Admissions Office, Reading
November 9, 2020

Yale Admissions Officers Hannah and Mark discuss how officers read applications, make notes, confer with colleagues, and prepare to present applicants to the Admissions Committee. Every year officers read more than 35,000 applications cover to cover and collectively make admissions decisions on each one. Admissions Officers Julian and John join as guests to discuss their strategies for reading and ratings files.

Listen to their conversation here

Leitner Observatory Public Night Live Stream
November 9, 2020

Live Stream from the Leitner Family Observatory and Planetarium for Tuesday night Public Night. “What’s up in the sky” presentation, Q&A with a Yale astronomer, and live views through a telescope were all recorded on May 26, 2020.

Watch the recorded live stream here