Young Alumni Mixer for Wellesley, Stanford, Harvard and Yale – Th. 2/28

Calling all Young Alumni…

Join us at 6pm this Thurs. at Ballard Grill and Alehouse – 4300 Leary Way NW Seattle, WA 98107.

Great local dive bar complete with a jukebox, pool tables, cheap beer, and tasty (bar) food. Free parking or you can take the #40 bus to Leary Way NW and NW 43rd Street!

Yale Softball vs. Seattle U. – Sat. 3/9

The mighty Yale Softball team is competing in a tournament @UW Softball Stadium. We’re gathering a gang of YaleSeattle fans to support the team in their matchup against Seattle University.

Game starts at 12PM.  Tickets $15 for reserved seating.  Questions? Please contact Nancy Cahill at 206.715.2576 or by email.

To purchase tickets, click here:

Save the Date: Yale Day of Service 5/11

Last year, over 3,500 Yalies across 245 sites rekindled old friendships as they worked to support their neighborhoods. Over 95% of them said they would do it again.

This year, we’re going to do even better.


You can get involved right now by organizing a site project. Projects can be anything from planting a community garden to mentoring children about careers. Starting in early March, you’ll also be able to volunteer to help at service sites. More info on the Day of Service website.


Click here for how to reach Nancy Cahill (’79) who’s the YaleSeattle club coordinator for the Yale Day of Service.

Thank you and see you on May 11, 2013!

Feb Club – Thu. 2/14 – Seattle

Ring in Valentine’s Day in the Emerald City at Nabob Bar, a favorite watering hole in Queen Anne.  Meet some fellow Yalies (surely we don’t all work for Microsoft!) and enjoy the happy hour specials til 7:00.  We’ve reserved a few tables, and we might order some party platters if the head count warrants.  Come for the casual setting, and stay for the 50/50 sliders and the bar’s famous Basil Collins cocktails.

Bonus: the Belgian frites will make you feel like you’re back at Rudy’s!

Hosted with love by Will Reid (CC ’04) and Nancy Block Reid (CC ’99).  The 6:00-8:00 time frame is just a suggestion; we’ll gladly keep celebrating until Cupid inspires you to give that cute Yalie you just met a ride home 😉

The Great Nabob
819 5th Avenue North
Seattle, WA 98109


RSVP here

Yale Theologian Lectures on Islam and Christiantiy – Seattle, Feb. 8-9

Yale Prof. Miroslav Volf will be visiting from New Haven on Feb. 8-9 to deliver the following three lectures on Christianity and Islam. All three talks center on the theme: “Allah: A Christian Response.”

Friday, February 8, 2013, 7—8:30 p.m.
Do Muslims and Christians Believe in the Same God?
Saturday, February 9, 2013, 9 a.m.—12:00 noon
2 lectures: God’s unity, in Christianity and Islam
God’s love and love of enemy, in Christianity and Islam

Prof. Volf serves as Director of the Yale Center for Faith & Culture and Henry B. Wright Professor of Theology at Yale Univer­sity Divinity School. In addition to Yale’s new Faith and Globalization Course that he co-teaches with former Prime Minister Tony Blair, he leads courses on sys­tematic theology, Luther and Schleiermacher, and contemporary conceptions of God.

A na­tive of Croatia, Prof. Volf has forged a theology of forgiveness and non­violence in the face of violence experienced in Croatia and Serbia in the 1990s. His research spans topics such as human work, the church, the Trinity, violence, reconciliation, gift­giving, and memory of wrongs. Miroslav has argued in many contexts for Christian faith to be seen not as an additive to help us cope with this or that problem, but as a way of life. Faith, he argues, matters in all spheres of life.

Prices: $50 F/S, Friday $15, Saturday Seminar $40
Location: University Congregational United Church of Christ
4515 16th Ave., N.E. Seattle, WA 98105-4201
Tickets: Available through Brown Paper Tickets

Wed. 11/7 – Images of Women Exhibit and Discussion Featuring Cecile Bassen ’73 and Susie Lee ’94

In conjunction with the Seattle Art Museum’s exhibition, “Elles: Women Artists of the Centre Pompidou, Paris,” curators Susie Lee ’94 and Kolya Rice have orchestrated an intensive exhibition at the Jacob Lawrence Gallery in the University of Washington School of Art titled “Soft Power, Activated.”

“Soft Power” expands the definition of the gallery beyond a repository of objects to a nexus of responsive and iterative idea exchange. The Jacob Lawrence is a space for students first and foremost, and to that end, Soft Power seeks to activate this core with Seattle’s most dynamic cultural stewards in action. Nearly every day of the exhibition, Soft Power will present a new project, intimate gathering, performance, or interview. The program is continually receptive to the unexpected possibilities that emerge and resonate from these live, generative conversations.

As part of the exhibit, Susie will moderate a presentation on “Images of Women: Snow White and the Evil Queen” by Cecile Bassen ’73 on Wednesday, Nov. 7, 7-9 p.m. Yale women are invited to mingle with each other and with UW students in Room 317 of the Art Building at the University of Washington. If you are so inclined, please bring some refreshments (snacks and beverages) to share.

Cecile is a member of the first class of women at Yale and is chairing an international psychoanalytic conference on “Images of Women” this weekend, where she will also be giving a talk about coming of age in fairy tales. Cecile will give a brief overview of the conference at the YaleWomen event.

Directions: From I-5, exit east onto N.E. 45th Street to 17th Avenue N.E. Turn right onto 17th and stop at the gatehouse. Ask the attendant for specific parking information and directions to the Art Building.

President Levin Visit Th 10/25: Details


Register now!

The Yale Alumni Association of Western Washington and the Association of Yale Alumni cordially invite you and your guests to a special reception honoring his 20 years as president:

Richard C. Levin ’74 Ph.D.
22nd President of Yale University

Thursday, October 25, 2012

There will be a reception from 6–7 p.m. with beer, wine, soft drinks and hors d’oeuvres followed by President Levin’s remarks and Q&A from the audience from 7–8 p.m.

Please click here to register for this event.
$40 per person / $20 per person young alumni ’08–’12
$250 to become a Harkness Patron $500 to become a Sterling Grand Patron

Questions? Contact Diane Morrissey at the AYA at 203-432-1946 or, or Darren Carnell ’91 at at 206-465-8873 or