In 2021 Danny Yamashiro became a chaplain at MIT by the invitation of of MIT Faculty Chaplain Rev. David Thom, President of Leadership Connection, Coordinator of Cambridge Roundtable on Science & Religion and Director of Faculty Roundtables. Danny helps lead the development of Graduate Student and Faculty Roundtables.
Originating in Amherst amidst the Five Colleges, Faculty Roundtables have caught on at Harvard and MIT and BU and Brown, Columbia, Dartmouth, and Yale, seating thousands of faculty for Roundtable conversations over the last 18 years. Faculty Roundtables are now open at Chicago and Northwestern, Penn, Princeton, Duke and Cornell, and the universities near-by to these several fine institutions.