Yale Club of Chicago

November 2015

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November/December Events

Nov 5 | 7 pm

YaleWomen Chicago present

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Dentons US LLP
233 South Wacker, Suite 5900 | Chicago
7:00 - 8:30pm

Whether you are an executive, a professional, a student or a business owner, LinkedIn plays a central role in your career path. Are you getting the value you want from your LinkedIn profile?

Please come join us to learn the latest tips on LinkedIn in a workshop tailored specifically to you. Brenda Bernstein (’91), author of the bestselling book How to Write a KILLER LinkedIn Profile, will teach you how to maximize your LinkedIn visibility and impact, while communicating your unique value to your audience. Register early and you might have the chance for Brenda to coach you on your LinkedIn profile during the session!


  • $15 regular admission
  • $10 Recent Grads (classes 2012 - 15)

Register Here

Nov 6 - 8

This just in:
at the Wildcat Invitational

Northwestern University
Combe Tennis Center
2311 N Campus Drive | Evanston, IL

Friday: vs. Northwestern:
2:30pm warm up, 3:30pm doubles, followed up by singles

Saturday: vs. DePaul University:
1:30pm warm up, 2:30pm doubles, followed up by singles

Sunday: vs. Oklahoma University:
8:00am warm up, 9:00am doubles, followed by singles.

The team features two Chicagoans, Carol Finke ’18 (New Trier) and Elizabeth Zordani ’18 (Lake Forest).

Nov 12 | 6:30 pm

YaleWomen Chicago also present

YaleWomen Chicago

Center for Advanced Care
Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center
900 West Nelson | Chicago
Reception - 6:30
Presentation - 7:00
Socializing - 8:15 - 9:00

With over 200,000 American women receiving a diagnosis of breast cancer every year, many of us are affected as patients, family members, or friends. Join us on November 12 for an informative evening as the key members of a Breast Cancer Multidisciplinary Team – all female physician leaders – will present new developments in breast cancer detection and treatment and answer questions. Bring a friend!

Advance registration:
    $20 regular admission
    $10 recent grads (classes 2000 - 2015)
$5 more at the door

Register here.

Complimentary valet parking at the Center for Advanced Care or take the Brown Line.

Nov 12 | 6 pm


Yale University Librarian & Deputy Provost,
Libraries & Scholarly Communication

Susan Gibbons

Yale University Library's Expanding Mission: Higher Education in the Digital Age

Newberry Library
60 W. Walton St. | Chicago

6:00 – Reception
6:30-7:30 – Presentation and Q&A

In the 21st century, the mission of the Yale University Library is expanding, not diminishing. University Librarian Susan Gibbons will underscore the sustained importance of physical collections for teaching and research at Yale. She will then turn to the Library’s latest technology-based services, highlighting the challenges of digital preservation, the emergence of the digital humanities, and the management of research data.

    $20 regular admission
    $10 recent grads (classes 2000 - 2015)

Register Here

See the full event description here.

Presented by the Association of Yale Alumni and the Yale Club of Chicago.

Nov 16 | 12 pm


Old Blues luncheon

Cliff Dwellers
200 S. Michigan | Chicago
12:00 - 2:00 pm 

Come and enjoy the four C's – Conversation, Camaraderie, Conviviality and Cuisine! (Classes of 1970 or lower)

Nov 21 | 12:30 pm

The 132nd Yale-Harvard Game

Yale-Harvard Game

Chicago Telecast Party
Piece Restaurant
1927 W. North Avenue | Chicago
12:30PM - 4:30PM

Come out to Piece to watch the biggest Game in years with your fellow Yalies. Enjoy New Haven-style gourmet pizza and unique micro-brews, sandwiches, wine, and soda as you reconnect with Yale friends and cheer on our team. Win door-prizes including Yale clothes and items. This is a fabulous family event and a great way to continue the storied tradition of Yale football for fans of all ages!

Yale's 2015 roster includes four returning student-athletes from the Chicago area - Andrew Larkin '16, Jack Rushin '17, Copache Tyler '17, and Hayden Carlson '18 - and freshman Marquise Peggs '19.

Pricing - register in advance and save!

  • $50, Pre-paid Regular Registration
  • $40, Pre-paid Decade Group (Classes '06 - '15)
  • $20, Pre-paid students and children under 21 (all are welcome)
  •  Note: All walk-ins the day of the event will be $60

Register Here for the Chicago Telecast at Piece


Dec 4 | 7 pm

The Whiffenpoofs in Normal, IL


First Presbyterian Church
2000 E College Ave, Normal, IL

The Whiffenpoofs are working on arrangements for their full midwest tour. To make sure you see them, attend their concert confirmed for Normal, IL on December 4.

Buy your tickets here.

And stay tuned - we'll announce details if they schedule other appearances in the area!


Community Service Opportunities

Lend a hand at
Bernie's Book Bank

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Please join us for our December service activity at Bernie's Book Bank, a not for profit that provides books to at-risk children in the Chicago area. Volunteers will sort, sticker and package the books. Children are welcome. Our volunteer slot is:

Saturday, December 5th, 12:00 - 2:00 pm
28101 N. Ballard Drive, Unit A, Lake Forest

Please email [email protected] if you would like to participate.



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