Francis, the inaugural chair of the SOM Alumni Advisory Board, and Holloran, an admissions and reunion volunteer, will receive the Yale Alumni Association Leadership Award, which honors volunteers for their service to Yale and innovative leadership.
One way to measure the impact of Yale SOM’s mission is to look at how it has changed the way its graduates lead and influence organizations. We gathered several Yale SOM alumni to ask, “When has the mission made a difference in your life?” A vigorous conversation ensued.
Justin Elicker, a 2010 joint degree graduate of Yale SOM and the Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies, was elected mayor of the city of New Haven on November 5. When Elicker is inaugurated on January 1, 2020, residents of New Haven will be served by both a mayor and a governor with a...
Takahashi, the longtime senior director of the Yale Investments Office, will spearhead a new multidisciplinary Yale laboratory that will develop and support innovative solutions to the challenge of climate change.
Statera Therapeutics, co-founded by Jennifer Fischer ’19 and Owen Yang ’19, aims to modernize immunotherapy and vaccination with "spatiotemporally tuned particles" to maximize drug delivery efficacy. The company took the grand prize at the NYU-Yale Summer Accelerator Pitchoff in July.
Ken Ofori-Atta ’88, who has served as Ghana’s finance minister since January 2017, was named African Finance Minister of the Year at the 2018 African Banker Awards on May 22, according to the Accra-based, state-owned newspaper the Daily Graphic.