Founded in 1914, YSEA is one of the oldest university alumni organizations in the world with a focus on issues in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). Our mission is to connect alumni with students, the University, and each other to strengthen the Yale science and engineering community.
While approximately half of our members hold science degrees, and a similar number hold engineering degrees, some of our members are musicians, writers, or other humanities graduates. We're interdisciplinary: science, engineering, and society all influence each other, and our members care about how the pieces fit together.
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"Look for Yale Engineering at the FIRST Championships this week in St. Louis -- we'll be on Scholarship Row and admitted students will be invited to a reception with the Yale Science and Engineering Association. Alumni and Yale students in the area should contact YSEA to volunteer or attend events. See you in St. Louis! (FIRST alumni currently at Yale pose with Dean Kamen & his mom last week in the Yale Center for Engineering Innovation & Design.)"
For more information about YSEA activities at the FIRST championships, please contact us at FIRST@YSEA.org.
YSEA ANNUAL RECEPTION & AWARDS DINNER
YSEA will host its 2013 Reception and Awards Dinner on Thursday, April 25th. The reception will be held at Yale's Center for Engineering Innovation & Design in the Becton Center from 5:00-6:30 PM, immediately followed by dinner in the President's Room at Woolsey Hall. (Seating for dinner will begin at 6:45 PM.) For reservations, please visit http://bit.ly/YSEADinner13.
(Pictured, L to R: David I. Scheer '84 M.S., Daniel A. Spielman ’92 B.A., and T. Kyle Vanderlick ’08 M.A.H.)
The evening will feature remarks by David I. Scheer ’84 M.S., Life Sciences Entrepreneur, Advisor, Investor, Philanthropist, and Vice Chair, Long Wharf Theatre Board of Trustees; Daniel A. Spielman ’92 B.A., Henry Ford II Professor of Computer Science and Mathematics and Fellow of the MacArthur Foundation; and T. Kyle Vanderlick ’08 M.A.H., Dean of the School of Engineering & Applied Science and Thomas E. Golden, Jr. Professor of Engineering; and other distinguished members of the Yale community.
A study led by Yale Cancer Center may provide clues to how some aggressive cancers turn off, or silence, genes critical to suppressing tumors. The findings, published in the journal Cell Reports, suggest that this gene silencing process could be interrupted to increase the chances that aggressive tumors will respond to treatment.
In these videos, Amanda Subalusky and Chris Dutton of the Yale Mara Project describe their research on the impact of wildebeests and hippos on rivers within Kenya's Maasai Mara National Reserve. The scientists also describe their use of small robotic boats to collect environmental data from Mara River locations full of Nile crocodiles and hippos, areas that would be too dangerous to sample otherwise.
Anyone who’s read a children’s menu at a restaurant knows that kids and adults tend to like different foods. New research suggests at least one animal species had the same arrangement half a billion years ago.