TD Notes and News – Week of 4-24-23

April 24, 2023

WEEK OF 4/24/2023


Dear Red Lions,

Hard to believe but we are in our last week of classes!  This means TD Day is this Friday April 28th so if you haven’t already marked your calendars please do and get ready for the bouncing fun to begin at 11am with the cookout starting at 12pm.  So far no rain in the forecast… fingers crossed it stays that way.  

Anyone walking past our TD gallery probably noticed the amazing crochet art by Emily Xu ’24 that is titled, “My Mother, before She Was my Mother.”  Emily’s piece will be up until next Monday 5/1.  And then Megan Briggs TD ’24 will have her senior photography show up through graduation.  Stop by to admire the work and congratulate our visual artists.

TD Senior Dinner is on Monday 5/1 with cocktails in the TD House starting at 4:30pm with our class photo out in the TD courtyard at 5:30pm.  Dinner in the Dining Hall will start at 6pm.  

With the Reading Period beginning this weekend, the TD Dining Hall will once again open up for 24 hour quiet study.  Our TD SAC will once again host their study breaks to get everyone fueled since the TD Buttery will be closed after this Thursday’s service.  I’ll send out a full list of food and non-food study breaks later this week.  

A special closing of the college email will be coming from TD Operations Manager, Samantha Gambardella.  So please be on the look out for her instructions.  

Without further ado, here is a word from Dean Mahurin…



 Traveling Light
Dabney Stuart

Moving through still time, its opposite,
it creates no friction. They are both gifts,
one the infinite eye of the needle
the other threads. Occupies.
Emptiness is full of itself,
a never air, the lens for being.
In the long way of this place,
the afterthought of gasses becomes
what we tune in, its tickless
preoccupation and amaze our present.
If such light made a sound
it would be as if the wide spacewind
formed a bell of itself,
and a smaller wind within, and rang.


Apr. 28
Classes end; reading period begins.
Apr. 28
Registration closes, 5:00 p.m.
Apr. 28
Last day to convert from a letter grade to Cr/D/F option for a full-term course and/or a course offered in the second half of the spring term.
Apr. 28
Last day to withdraw from a full-term course and/or a course offered in the second half of the spring term.
May 1
Applications for fall-term Leaves of Absence due.
May 4
Reading period ends 5:00 p.m.
May 4
Final examinations begin, 7:00 p.m.
May 4
Deadline for all course assignments, other than term papers and term projects. This deadline can be extended only by a Temporary Incomplete authorized by the student’s residential college dean.
May 10
Examinations end, 5:30 p.m.
May 10
Deadline for all term papers and term projects. This deadline can be extended only by a Temporary Incomplete authorized by the student’s residential college dean.


Remember that, in addition to being the last day of exams, May 10 is also the final possible date for the submission of term papers and term projects.  Of course, individual instructors may set deadlines for earlier than this date, even as they have full discretion to set deadlines as late as this date.  Beyond May 10, coursework may be submitted only with a Temporary Incomplete from me; your instructor cannot set deadlines or issue extensions for beyond May 10, even in graduate or professional school courses.  Yale College considers such deadlines and extensions invalid, and the work will not be counted toward your grade.  
As with Dean’s Extensions, the Academic Regulations permit Temporary Incompletes in only a limited range of circumstances; contact me right away if you anticipate needing one so that we can discuss your situation.  Postponements of scheduled final examinations (via ABX: “All But eXam”) also require my intervention, and may be authorized under the same set of circumstances as Dean’s Extensions and Temporary Incompletes.  As always, if you find yourself in any kind of trouble relating to the submission of work or the taking of exams, let me know right away – I’m very happy to consult on these points.

Yale Library is currently accepting entries for three library prizes for outstanding senior essays. Any senior essay submitted to a Yale academic department during the 2022–23 academic year is eligible. Prizewinners receive a $500 award.

  • The Kaplan Prize is awarded to a senior essay that is substantially based on research in any of Yale Library’s special collections. Submit by May 1 at 5:00pm.
  • The Applebaum Award is awarded to a senior essay that relies on materials from any of the government depository collections. Submit by May 10 at 11:59pm. 
  • The Library Map Prize is awarded for the best use of maps in a senior essay or its equivalent.  Submit by May 10 at 11:59pm.


May 2, 1pm - The Summer Experiences Award (SEA)
May 2, 1pm – The International Study Award (ISA) Final deadline
May 8 – Social Justice and Gender Equality Intern with eGirl Power
May 15 – Sales Lead – Financial Analysis Software for PE, VC, Bullet Point Network 
May 21 – Private Equity Analyst Program, Parthenon Capital

Yale Investments Office Coffee Chats 
Wednesday, April 12 – Monday, July 31 | 9:00am – 5:00pm

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Robert Wood Johnson Med School Info Session
Monday, April 24 | 6:00pm – 7:00pm
Hanging Out With Our Younger Selves: Uplifting Future of AAPI Mental Health
Monday, April 24 | 6:30pm – 7:30pm
Tulane School of Medicine Info Session
Tuesday, April 25 | 5:00pm – 6:00pm
Learn more
Computer Science & Technology Grad School Virtual Fair
Tuesday, April 25 | 11:00am – 3:00pm
Paying for Law School
Tuesday, April 25 | 6:00pm – 7:00pm
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APTA Doctor of Physical Therapy Virtual Fair
Wednesday, April 26 | 10:00am – 8:00pm
Engineering Grad School Virtual Fair
Wednesday, April 26 | 11:00am – 3:00pm
ORISE USDA Virtual Career Fair
Wednesday, April 26 | 12:00pm noon – 3:00pm
Register here
Navigating the 2024 AMCAS Cycle for Applicants
Wednesday, April 26 | 2:00pm – 3:00pm
Consulting 101 Panel | Road to Kearney Webinar
Wednesday, April 26 | 6:00pm – 6:45pm
Learn more
AMA Screening of Ms. Diagnosed
Wednesday, April 26 | 8:15pm – 10:00pm
WLH 113
Register to attend
Simplex Speaker Series with Craig Crews
Thursday, April 27 | 5:00pm – 6:00pm
TSAI City Lower Level Studio (17 Prospect St., New Haven)
Simplex Speaker Series with Erika Smith
Friday, April 28 | 4:00pm – 5:00pm
TSAI City Lower Level Studio (17 Prospect St., New Haven)
Impressions Day at UPENN Dental
Saturday, April 29 | 9am - 3:30pm
240 South 40th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104 - Room B13 - Corby Auditorium

RSVP Required