Spouses And Partners

Genomics & Society Seminar Series - Adam Rutherford

Summary of Adam’s Talk:
The emergence and translation of Mendel’s discoveries about genetics into English coincided with the rise of eugenics, and provided its most devoted apostles with a biological mechanism to justify their bigotry. An ideological commitment to mendelian pedigrees formed the pseudoscientific basis for mass sterilisation and genocide. We now have a much more sophisticated understanding of human genetics, but this eugenic spectre limps on in our culture, reinforcing a view of biology that is simplistic, deterministic and wrong.

Divine Nine Panel: An Exploration of Black Greek Life

Join us for a discussion on the history and significance of Historically Black Fraternities and Sororities featuring members of the Yale and New Haven community.
Panelists include:
Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity: Hon. Darryl Brackeen, Jr.-New Haven Alderman Ward 26
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority: April Pruitt
Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity: Earle Lobo (Yale University Employee), Assistant Director, Student Conduct & Community Standards; Program Manager, Student Affairs
Omega Psi Phi Fraternity: James Carr (Yale University Employee) Fire Inspector

Poynter - Ilia Calderón: Reclaiming Ancestry and Confronting Race

Ilia Calderón is an Emmy Award–winning journalist, the co-anchor of Univision’s flagship evening newscast Noticiero Univision, and cohost of Univision’s primetime news magazine Aquí y Ahora. She is the first Afro-Latina to anchor a national weekday evening newscast for a major Hispanic broadcast network in the United States, having previously co-anchored three other news desks for Univision and two for Telemundo. She is the author of My Time to Speak: Reclaiming Ancestry and Confronting Race (2020).

Dean's Dialogue: Doing It All: Engineering, Entrepreneurship and University Engagement

Join us for a conversation with Yale College Dean Pericles Lewis and Professor Anjelica Gonzalez on how basic science becomes impactful through a focus on human needs. Prof. Gonzalez is Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Head of Davenport College, and Faculty Director at Tsai Center for Innovative Thinking at Yale. Her work focuses on engineering solutions for human diseases not addressed well in animal models. Prof. Gonzalez is co-founder of Aero Therapeutics, a company that develops respiratory devices for infants.

Be Your Child’s Calm Center: How to Stay Calm When Your Child is Stressed

Do you sometimes feel overwhelmed when faced with your child’s challenging behaviors?
Do you find yourself struggling to stay calm?
You are not alone.
Human beings are built to reflect each other’s emotions. When our children display intense feelings and behaviors, our brains naturally reflect those. We start to feel stressed, angry, fearful, or overwhelmed just like our kids. You will learn practical strategies to be a calm center for your child’s emotional world.
After this class, you will be able to:

Gender & Policy Forum (Session 3)

Sustainable Development
March 3rd 2023 – 2 pm to 3.30 pm (ET)

Public policy challenges: territory, society and gender

Margarita Velázquez Gutiérrez,
Professor-Researcher, Center for Multidisciplinary and Regional Research, National Autonomous University of Mexico. Co-founder Gender, Society and Environment Research Network

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