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Welcome to the official website of the Yale Alumni Association of Cleveland!

The Yale Alumni Association of Cleveland ("YAAC") is a dynamic group that seeks to serve Cleveland, stay connected to Yale and have fun. Cleveland boasts one of the larger alumni groups in the nation, so local alumni can expect to meet Yalies of many ages and with many interests. We enjoy social, networking and community service opportunities, and support local students in the process of applying to Yale. 

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News From Yale

Centuries of Elm and Ivy — live on Yale YouTube

Yale and New Haven share nearly 300 years of history and one keeper-in-chief of the highlights. Now it’s your chance to pick her brain. Learn more.

Spotlight: Yale senior takes on the plight of Nicaraguan sugar workers

After she graduates in May, Yale senior Madison Sharp will focus some attention on a problem that became an ardent interest in her final year: the high incidence of chronic kidney disease (CKD) among sugarcane workers in Nicaragua. Learn more.

The fluorescent future of solar cells

For some solar cells, the future may be fluorescent.

Scientists at Yale have improved the ability of a promising type of solar cell to absorb light and convert it into electrical power by adding a fluorescent organic dye to the cell layer. This squaraine dye boosts light absorption and recycles electrons, improving the conversion of light into energy. The results suggest a new route for the development of lower-cost, higher-efficiency photovoltaics, the scientists said. Learn more.