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Yale Club Lecture Series (No. 1) - Marvin Chun, Dean of Yale College


Our guest speaker will be Marvin Chun, Dean of Yale College.  We are honored to be the first Yale Club that he is visiting since having been installed as the Dean of the College on July 1st, 2017.  

Marvin M. Chun is Dean of Yale College and the Richard M. Colgate Professor of Psychology, with secondary appointments in the Cognitive Science Program and the Yale School of Medicine Department of Neuroscience.  He leads a cognitive neuroscience laboratory that uses functional brain imaging to study how people see, attend, remember, and perform optimally.  Chun’s research has been honored with several early-mid career awards,  such as the Troland Research Award from the United States National Academy of Sciences, and the American Psychological Association Distinguished Scientific Award for an Early Career Contribution to Psychology.   His undergraduate teaching of Introduction to Psychology, one of the largest classes in Yale College, has been recognized with both the Phi Beta Kappa William Clyde DeVane Medal for Distinguished Scholarship and Teaching in Yale College, and the Lex Hixon ‘63 Prize for Teaching Excellence in the Social Sciences. He served as the John B. Madden head of Berkeley College from 2007-2016.  

Our Club's annual two-part lecture series is generously hosted by Northern Trust Bank (Larson Room,4th Floor, 4001 Tamiami Trail N., Naples, FL 34103).  After each lecture, Northern Trust serves wine, soft drinks and delicious hors d'oeuvres.  Remember, every penny of profit from the lectures goes to the Club's endowment for scholarships and aid to Southwest Florida students who attend Yale. Your admittance fee of $30 is fully tax deductible. We also suggest that you consider adding $50 or $100 to your payment as an additional contribution to our endowment.  Click on the link below to buy tickets for the Lecture Series! 

COST: $30pp  - For the Yale Club Scholarship Fund!  Northern Trust is generously underwriting the cost of the event.  
DRESS CODE: Yale Attire
LOCATION: Northern Trust, Larson Room 4th Floor, 4100 Tamiami Trail N., Naples, FL 34103