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Monday, January 29, 2018

Welcome back displaced Morsels! Please bring back your keys from McClellan & Morse to the office NOW!!!

  1. Morse College Tea with David Swensen TOMORROW (1/30) AT 5:30PM
  2. Yale Tour Guide Applications
  3. YRIS Submissions
  4. Applications for YUAG Gallery Internships 2018-2019
  5. Spring Salvage Program Assistant Application
  6. DESIGNx: A TEDxYale Salon on Urban Architecture

Please refer to the Morse College Calendar for upcoming events! 

Treat Morse like it’s your home (it is)!  Make sure to keep all common spaces nice and tidy so that everyone can enjoy the college.  Also avoid letting strangers into the college and entryways! 


I. Morse College Tea with David Swensen TOMORROW (1/30)

TOMORROW is the Morse College Tea by David Swenson, Yale’s Chief Investment Officer!  Come meet him for an hour, on Tuesday Jan 30th at 5:30 pm - take advantage of the cozy space of the HOC House to hear him speak on The Yale Endowment. Here’s his bio:


II. Yale Tour Guide Applications

The Yale Office of Undergraduate Admissions and Yale Visitor Center are looking to hire new Campus Tour Guides! They search for enthusiastic first-years and sophomores of diverse backgrounds ready to share their Yale experiences with thousands of campus visitors. This position requires a high level of personal responsibility, great interpersonal skills, knowledge about Yale, and an interest in connecting with diverse groups of people. If interested, please attend the Yale Tour Guide Information Session on Monday, January 29th (today) at 8PM in LC 102. The Facebook event can be found here:


In addition, the Tour Guides will host a series of Study Breaks (with free food!) this week to help you learn more about their program. They will occur on: 

Tuesday 1/30/18 in the Afro-American Cultural Center Founders Room from 8PM - 9:30PM.

Tuesday 1/30/18 in the Silliman Common Room from 9PM - 10:30PM. 

Wednesday 1/31/18 in LC 212 from 7PM - 8:30PM.

Wednesday 1/31/18 in the Branford Common Room from 8PM - 9:30PM.

Thursday 2/1/18 in Bass L34D from 8PM - 9:30PM. 

Thursday 2/1/18 in the Pauli Murray Common Room from 9PM - 10:30PM. 


The application can be found here, but will not be active until after the Information session: It is due on Thursday, February 1st at 11:59PM. Feel free to contact the Head Tour Guides at with questions or concerns.


III. YRIS Submissions

The Yale Review of International Studies (YRIS) seeks interesting, diverse and compelling scholarship on international questions broadly understood: the relations between countries, trends or challenges of transnational or global scope, and the interaction of people and ideas from different countries. They are currently soliciting student pieces for their spring issue – the deadline for submissions is Wednesday, February 14th, and all submissions should be emailed to Submission guidelines can be found at


IV. Applications for YUAG Gallery Internships 2018-2019 

Applications for the YUAG Gallery Internships, which include opportunities for summer 2018 and the academic year 2018-2019 are now open. With various curatorial projects, the YUAG is hoping to secure a group of strong applicants for these outstanding Gallery internships and fellowships. The deadline for all applications is Friday, February 16th, and notification of acceptance will be delivered by March 9th. For more information, visit


V. Spring Salvage Program Assistant Application 

Yale Recycling and the Office of Sustainability are seeking undergraduate and graduate students for the paid position of 2018 Spring Salvage Program Assistant. Program Assistants will play critical roles by moving donated and recyclable items from student residences and facilitating move-out operations to minimize material waste. 

The work period is from April 30 – May 24. It is possible to work commencement and other end-of-term jobs while working Spring Salvage. Hours are generally flexible, with a few required work days around underclassman move-out (May 9-11). Students will generally work 3-5 hour shifts, and longer 8-9 hour shifts on peak moveout days. Post-term housing will be provided upon request. 

To see the full job description and to apply, visit the Office of Sustainability website, or the Student Jobs Website and search for the Spring Salvage Program Assistant position (Ref# 15779). The deadline to apply is Monday, February 26, 2018, at 9:00pm EST. 


VI. DESIGNx: A TEDxYale Salon on Urban Architecture
TEDxYale invites you to a conversation with Daniel Vasini, Creative Director of West 8, the firm that was behind the huge redesign of Governor’s Island in New York City. This event will take place on February 1st at 7pm in William L. Harkness Hall, room 116. The talk is free and open to the entire Yale community.