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Interviews

Sitting down with Parker Liautaud

For the past three Aprils, Parker Liautaud, DC ‘16, has gone on hiking trips—to the North Pole. One of the youngest-ever polar explorers, Parker seeks to engage our generation...

Sitting down with Linda Friedlaender

Linda Friedlaender is the Curator of Education at the Yale Center for British Art (YCBA) and head of the YCBA Student Guide Program.  Friedlaender attracted international media attention in...

Sitting down with Carl McManus

Phil’s Hairstyles on Wall Street is the oldest barbershop in New Haven, in continuous operation since 1924. It sports its original enameled barber chairs, copies of Townhall Magazine (“Fresh....

Sitting down with Andi Zhou

Andi Zhou is a senior in Jonathan Edwards College. Along with playing piano for Yale’s musical improv troupe, Just Add Water, Zhou is this year’s drum leader for the...

Sitting down with Paul Bass

From the moment he stepped onto Yale’s campus, Paul Bass, JE ’82, has covered nearly every story New Haven has served up. He held a position at the New...

Sitting down with Richard Wilbur

Richard Wilbur is one of our nation’s finest living poets. Last spring, Yale awarded him an honorary degree—his latest distinction in a long list that includes the title of...

Sitting down with Sybil Houlding

Sybil Houlding practices psychoanalysis, psychotherapy, and couples therapy in downtown New Haven, and is an assistant clinical professor of psychiatry at the Yale School of Medicine. She is currently...

Sitting down with David Gelernter

Some claim that David Gelernter, DC ’76, GRD ’77, was the first to use the term “cloud” to refer to online information storage. Gelernter, a professor of computer science...

Sitting down with Elizabeth Payne

Elizabeth Payne, GRD ’07, is conservator of the Yale Babylonian Collection. The collection houses about 45,000 cuneiform tablets and other objects from ancient Mesopotamia, and is the largest of...

Sitting down with Cengiz Kilic

"Well, at my high school in Turkey, there were 57 people in my class. All 57 are now here. We graduated the same day, we all came to America,...

Sitting down with Valerie Horsley

Dr. Valerie Horsley has been an assistant professor of molecular, cellular, and developmental biology at the Yale School of Medicine since 2009. She recently received the Rosalind Franklin Young...

Sitting down with Scott Ramsay

Scott Ramsay has served as superintendent of the Yale Golf Course since 2003. Directing a staff that fluctuates between 10 and 30 people throughout the year, he oversees the...

Sitting down with Tamar Lerer

Tamar Lerer, LAW ’13, runs the Pro Bono Network at Yale Law School. In the legal world, pro bono work generally translates into unpaid, voluntary consulting on behalf of...

Sitting down with Pek Shibao

Pek Shibao, DC ’15, spent two years serving in the Singaporean Army before coming to Yale. During this period of compulsory military service, he earned the rank of supply...

Sitting down with James McPartland

Dr. James McPartland is an assistant professor of Child Psychiatry and Psychology at the Child Study Center, the associate director of the Developmental Electrophysiology Lab, the director of the...

Sitting down with Thomas Pogge

Thomas Pogge, the Leitner Professor of Philosophy and International Affairs and the director of the Global Justice Program at Yale, brings ethics out of the ivory tower. He asks...

Sitting down with Alison Grubbs

Even after Yale abruptly ended its Education Studies and Teacher Prep programs last year, students like Alison Grubbs, BR ’12, are finding ways to look forward in education reform....