Illustration by Christina Dallorso Kortz


Celebrating 150 years of Yale women

We profile 20 extraordinary alumnae--from all of the university's schools--to represent a century and a half of achievement.

Arts & Culture

Solar power

An eighteenth-century microscope relied on the rays of the sun.


First days at Yale: 2020

We talk to new students about arriving in a pandemic, and more.

Blog: Memories

The Glee Club meets the “wand’rin’ star”

“This the Yale Glee Club?” By chance I am answering phones that morning, although that isn’t in my...

Blog: Daily Snap

Gracias por los recuerdos

Over the past 46 years, Yale students spent many an evening over a platter of nachos and a pitcher...

In the magazine


Forgotten superpower
How the Ottoman Empire's power shaped Western history.
A weapon against breast cancer Soft serve View all Findings

Old Yale

Remembrance of plagues past
Classes at Yale were interrupted by epidemics long before the arrival of COVID-19.
When alumni got the vote Women of honor View all Old Yale

Light & Verity

Back to campus, dodging COVID
Mandatory masks, twice-weekly testing, and debating philosophy in pajamas.
Long live the king Breaking barriers View all Light & Verity



Cocktail hours, talkfests, and trivia nights as the alumni network goes virtual.
They deserve a medal How imagination begins View all Alumni

New Haven

Saying goodbye to Margaret Holloway
A drama school alum who became known as the "Shakespeare Lady."
Centenarian Rooms by the sea View all New Haven

Faculty & Staff

Nobel Prize for Louise Glück
A Yale professor is honored for her "candid and uncompromising" poetry.
Finding the best Inimitable View all Faculty & Staff