Joan opener

features

Don't listen to the naysayers

"You're a woman," a professor told Joan Steitz. "You'll get married and have kids. What good will a PhD have done you?"

In the magazine

Milestones

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

Scene on Campus

Behind the screen
Ancient tales, told with shadow puppets and gamelan music.
Doctors in the house Groundbreaking View all Scene on Campus

Light & Verity

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.
Global affairs institute will become a school Another kind of boot camp View all Light & Verity