Yale Center for British Art adds online collection of images into international system for research

The Yale Center for British Art has now made available through its online collection nearly 70,000 images of works of art in the public domain that are compliant with the International Image Interoperability Framework (IIIF).

IIIF is a technology framework that supports enriched image use, including comparing, manipulating, and annotating multiple images within and across collections. The IIIF Consortium consists of the world’s leading libraries, museums, universities, research institutions, and image repositories, working in a collaborative system for sharing uniform and rich access to image-based resources on the web. IIIF supports a uniform display of images of books, maps, scrolls, manuscripts, musical scores, and archival material from participating institutions for display, manipulation, measurement, and annotation by scholars and students working individually or in groups around the world.

http://news.yale.edu/2017/06/02/yale-center-british-art-adds-online-collection-images-international-system-research?utm_source=YNemail&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=yn-06-08-17

Yale Club of London: Mentorship Program – Join us!

The Yale Club of London is inviting you to join its Mentorship Program. The program is intended for alumni and current Yale students that hail from or are located in the UK, and/or are interested in joining the Yale Club of London. The program is open for signups year-round, matching mentees to mentors on a quarterly basis based on mentee preferences and mentor approval. Each ‘mentorship session’ consists of three meetings over the course of three months, with set guidelines for mentors and mentees. Every member can be a mentor and mentee as many times as needed, and need to be a member of the Yale Club of London (website signup).
1. To learn more and sign up, go to: yale.org.uk/mentoring
2. For any questions, contact us at: mentors.yale.uk@gmail.com

Yalie speaking at London Impact Investor Club

Impact Investor Club Funding Series
Mustard Seed
12th July – 6.00pm – 9.00pm
Wayra, 20 Air Street, London W1B 5AN

A society that allocates resources purely on the basis of generating short-term profit is untenable. Mustard Seed is planting a stake in the ground to help divert capital towards purpose and as part of . Mustard Seed is a principal investor in world-class early-stage businesses that generate compelling financial and societal returns. The Social Stock Exchange and Impact investor Club are teaming up with Mustard Seed to explore what makes them tick, and to highlight the businesses they believe are the future.

Speakers

Teddy Kim, Mustard Seed Teddy was a former analyst at BlackRock in London, Research Assistant at the Yale School of Medicine and Research Fellow at the Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California having studied economics and mathematics at Yale University. Teddy’s experience includes coordinating community partnerships for an urban agriculture start-up, leading a team of 200 student volunteers at a nationally recognized medical centre, teaching at a secondary school in the Central Region of Ghana and pursuing his passion for the violin at the Hollywood Bowl, Walt Disney Concert Hall, Mozarteum and Smetana Hall.

http://www.crtr.co.uk/emails/13-06-17-IIC/index.html

Yale Club of Ireland: Great Gatsby at the Gate Theatre

Join the Yale Club of Ireland at dinner and a performance of The Great Gatsby on Friday, July 7th.

The event will be graced by the presence of Professor Murray Biggs, who is leading an AYA educational trip to Ireland, focused on Irish theatre.

The event starts with an early dinner – contact Brian Lavery (lavery@gmail.com) if you wish to attend – followed by a performance of The Great Gatsby at the Gate Theatre. Tickets for the performance can be booked online and cost €28. You are encouraged to attend in period dress and the seats have been removed from the theatre, to facilitate riotous excursions into the human heart, which in this case means dancing and snooping around the corporate boxes.

The final part of the event will take place the following morning in the Merrion Hotel between 9am and 11am, where a discussion of the play will take place with a member of the cast.

“So we beat on, boats against the current, borne back ceaselessly into the past.”

Yale, University College London extend doctoral student exchange agreement

Yale and the University College London (UCL) celebrated the extension of an exchange agreement between the Yale Graduate School of Arts and Sciences and UCL’s Doctoral School at an event on May 2 in the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library.

Yale President Peter Salovey, Graduate School Dean Lynn Cooley, and UCL Doctoral School Pro-Vice-Provost David Bogle were in attendance and offered remarks, as did several graduate students from Yale and UCL, who spoke about their experiences in the exchange program.

The exchange agreement is an element of the Yale-UCL Collaborative. Launched in October 2009, the collaborative seeks to increase the scope and quality of creativity, secure joint funding for shared initiatives between Yale and UCL, foster the most efficient use of resources, and enrich both communities. The collaborative began with a focus on cardiovascular medicine, but has expanded to include students and faculty from a wide range of disciplines. Through the exchange program, Yale Ph.D. students can undertake a period of research at UCL as part of their doctorate under the supervision of a UCL advisor, and doctoral students from UCL may do the same at Yale.

http://news.yale.edu/2017/05/08/yale-university-college-london-extend-doctoral-student-exchange-agreement?utm_source=YNemail&utm_medium=email?utm_source=YNemail&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=yn-05-08-17

Yale Club of London: Country Walk with British Bulldogs 2017

Please join the Yale Bulldog Summer Interns and YCL Alumni for our Annual Summer Walk. We will wander the hills and waterways around the first capital of England (Wessex, actually; cf. The Last Kingdom), lunch at a local pub, then end up at Winchester Cathedral (longest nave of any Gothic cathedral in Europe) to visit Jane Austen’s grave during the 100th anniversary of her death this year (click here for a detailed description of the walk).

In past years, this relaxing day has been a great opportunity to show the summer interns a bit of England outside the capital and to get to know some of your fellow members.  It is also a good event for families (although those with very young children should look at the walk description above).

Please meet Nixi in good time at Waterloo Station at 9.30am to catch the 9.54 train to Winchester. (Journey time approx. 1 hour)

It is strongly recommended that you purchase your return ticket ahead on Trainline where the price is £26. (Trainline is a very user-friendly site, and tickets are refundable, if necessary.)

The walk will be approximately ten miles on and off road so wear suitable footwear and be prepared for the changeable British Summer time weather.

A pub lunch is at your own expense. There is also a charge for visiting Winchester Cathedral (Adults: £8; Students; £5; Children under 16: free).

We will aim to return on the 17.17 train to Waterloo.

Hope to see you there!

Questions? Contact: Victoria Stainsby on 07739 805780 or vstainsby@hotmail.com.

Registration:

vstainsby@hotmail.com

Event: Country Walk with British Bulldogs 2017
Date: 25 Jun 2017 9:30 AM to 6:00 PM
Location: Winchester Circular Walk
Registration: Click here to register for this event.