Far from home, briefly

Why 154 Yale alumni paid $2,000 each, plus plane fare, to work for free in Ghana.

By Cathy Shufro


Who's next?

What should Yale be looking for in Levin's successor?

By Diana Schemo



As with so much at Yale, speculation on campus about potential presidential candidates is mostly low-key and refined. Still, there’s been some chatter. Here’s what we’ve heard.


Levin looks back

Highs, lows, and memorable moments of nearly 20 years.

By Kathrin Lassila


Exit Levin, smiling

The highs and lows—and Yale's next act.

By Mark Branch

First Days at Yale


"Don't be shy," Yale's president told the incoming Class of 2016. We talked to a few first-years, and found out they're not.

By Cathy Shufro

First Days at Yale

Undergraduate education and the research university

The freshman address

By Richard Levin

From the Editor

The virtuoso manager

President Levin's legacy.

By Kathrin Lassila

Letters to the Editor

Our readers respond

Where They Are Now

Drawn from life

An alumna finds a novel in her struggle with bipolar disorder.

By Nina Rastogi

Scene on Campus

All the right moves

A cappella groups turn on the charm for potential new members.

New Haven

When is a boathouse not just a boathouse?

New Haven’s new public project is a community center in disguise.

By Jennifer Kaylin

Old Yale

The man who shrank the world

Juan Trippe ’20S wanted to fly. He ended up creating an industry.

By Judith Schiff

Sporting Life

A goalie’s defense against muscular dystrophy

Ona McConnell ’13 is sticking with field hockey, even as her body begins to fail.

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

Priceless relic? Or tourist trinket?

A Shakespearean snuffbox.