People & Profiles

  • features

    Commencement 2015

    As the president urges grads to leave the world a better place, we talk to a few about Yale—and their future.

    Jul/Aug 2015
  • Marilynn K. Yee/<em>The New York Times</em>/Redux


    Peter Gay, 1923–2015

    A giant of European cultural history who cared about people.

    Jul/Aug 2015
  • Milestones

    William Zinsser, 1922–2015

    A writer’s writer who taught that clutter was the enemy.

    Jul/Aug 2015
  • features

    By reason of insanity

    A Yale Law alumnus, once hospitalized for schizophrenia, sues the state that detained him.

    May/Jun 2015 | Ico comments 1 comment
  • Where They Are Now

    History for everyone

    Edward Ayers ’80PhD is making history popular, on campus and on the radio.

    Mar/Apr 2015
  • Where They Are Now

    Designer, Type A

    An alumna tells how she became the villain on a reality TV show.

    Jan/Feb 2015