features

The bird-filled world of Richard Prum

How an ornithologist discovered new kinds of color, proved T. rex had feathers, and answered the question “What is art?”

By Cathy Shufro

features

Rewriting his own script

You may never have heard of Guideposts magazine, but 2.3 million subscribers have. Its editor, Yale Drama grad Edward Grinnan ’82MFA, has a harrowing tale of addiction and recovery that could have come from its pages.

By Mark Oppenheimer

First Days at Yale

Seeing the big picture

The Freshman Address

By Richard Levin

First Days at Yale

Interviews

First-years talk about their first impressions

By Cathy Shufro

From the Editor

Vincent Scully's 90th

By Kathrin Lassila

Letters to the Editor

Our readers respond

Where They Are Now

An unflinching eye behind the camera

"Nothing that's real or true or human disgusts me," says the president of HBO Documentary Films.

By David Zax

Scene on Campus

What's wrong with this picture?

SOM students at the NYSE.

Q&A: Rick Levin

Hard times for the humanities

Yale's president discusses the job market for PhDs, and how long it takes to write a dissertation.

By Kathrin Lassila

Old Yale

Tailgating: a century of feasting al fresco

By Judith Schiff

Sporting Life

Rowing toward London

Inspired by her mother, an alumna aims to row in the Olympics.

By Alexander Goldberger

School Notes

School Notes

A supplement to the Yale Alumni Magazine from the fourteen schools of Yale.

In Memoriam

Recent alumni deaths

Last Look

Yale Bowl Jr.

A mini-stadium in bisque.