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Elizabeth Alexander ’84 delivered the Windham-Campbell Prizes Literary Festival keynote address titled “Why I Write” on Sept. 12.
“I write because people took the time to teach me, and I sought out the people who could teach me,” Alexander said.
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Joan Steitz, Sterling Professor of Biophysics and Biochemistry and mentor to generations of women scientists, is the recipient of the 2018 Lasker~Koshland Special Achievement Award in Medical Science.
The Lasker Foundation cited Steitz’s pioneering role in expanding our understanding of RNA biology and her lifelong advocacy for inclusion of women in the sciences in its Sept. 11 announcement.
The award was one of the three announced by the foundation Tuesday. The Lasker Awards are among the most prestigious prizes given in medicine and recognize the contributions of leaders who made major advances in the understanding, diagnosis, treatment, cure, or prevention of human disease. Each award carries a $250,000 honorarium.
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9/11 Remembrance Ceremony in the nave of Sterling Memorial Library.
The ceremony, marking the 17th anniversary of the attacks on the United States in 2001, included a reflection by a student veteran, a reading by Yale students of the names of the nine #Yale
alumni who perished on 9/11, a performance of “Taps,” the Yale Police Department honor guard, and a prayer from University Chaplain Sharon Kugler. #YaleAlumni #911 #september11 #neverforget
The campus is magical in rain, snow, or sunshine. It’s rained the last few days in New Haven. A short reprieve today but more in the forecast. #Yale #campus #NewHaven #NHV