Unbuilt opener


Left on the drawing board

The university has scrapped many major building proposals in the past 130 years. What would the campus look like if it hadn’t?

In the magazine

Where They Are Now

A Law School alum takes on family separations at the border.
"No one thought a library would change." Ever wondered who created autocorrect? View all Where They Are Now


Murray Gell-Mann, 1929–2019
A prodigy who uncovered subatomic secrets—and won a Nobel Prize.
A scholar of inequality to lead SOM A bridge builder’s remarkable life View all Milestones

Light & Verity

Global affairs institute will become a school
The Jackson School will be a place to be "more directly involved with public policy."
Producing PhDs Another kind of boot camp View all Light & Verity


Student Life

The three-minute thesis
In a Graduate School competition, PhD candidates try to reduce the work of several years to an elevator pitch.
First. Come one, come all View all Student Life

Science & Health

Within reach
Robotics has long tried to mimic the human hand. Yale engineer Aaron Dollar thinks there’s a better way.
Big ideas “We wouldn’t have known if we hadn’t looked.” View all Science & Health

Faculty & Staff

Coalition for Ethnic Studies at Yale
Ethnic studies program gets new status
Faculty hiring power will offer more stability for a program popular with students.
Can a book change the course of your life? Exit interview View all Faculty & Staff