EXPLO at Yale Staff Orientation

June 24, 2018

After a winter and spring of curriculum and professional development, EXPLO staff take part in a week-long orientation prior to the arrival of students this summer. Featuring interactive training, discussions, and keynote speakers, orientation not only allows staff to connect over shared EXPLO pedagogy, but also trains faculty on the nuts and bolts of running a world-class summer program.

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Meet Calista from Taiwan

June 23, 2018

EXPLO Banker Calista is proof perfect that it's never too late to explore your interests. When she discovered in college that a career in political science and economics suited her better than becoming a doctor, she courageously changed course — and as a result has found a sense of purpose. 

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Meet Jevonne from Jamaica

June 23, 2018

For Jevonne, being the 'fun guy' is a chosen role that helps him remain resilient and to help others avoid pessimistic patterns. An undergraduate economics instructor, Jevonne has joined EXPLO as a curriculum advisor this summer. When asked what the best thing he had in his life was, he quickly replied: "my students."

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English for Speakers of Other Languages

July 25, 2017

During Shark Tank-style presentations, students pitch product and app ideas to their class and a panel of staff "sharks," or judges. 

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Quote from Chase

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Mustache Monday

July 25, 2017

Students give their brain a break and flex their mustache muscles. 

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Main Event: Minute to Win It

July 24, 2017

In a series of timed mini games, teams compete against each other to win the most events. 

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Main Event: Phunk Phenomenon

July 20, 2017

Hip-hop dance group Phunk Phenomenon performs and incorporates students and staff into their routines on stage. 

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Session II Living Groups

July 17, 2017

Complete with a game of freeze-frame charades, students get to know their living groups — an assigned community of same gendered students who live on a residential floor, connect over meals, and act as a familial support throughout the summer. 

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Main Event: Rock Band Night

July 6, 2017

Temporary tattoos, hair dye, and posters: necessities for any rock concert. Students jam out to staff member Austin's band "Irrelephant" on the quad.  

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