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Grads reflect

We talked to some members of the Class of 2018 on their way out.

By Cathy Shufro

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Day of service: Let the music play

In Hong Kong, Yale musicians perform for the elderly.

By Paul Chiang

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Day of Service: Four projects and a lesson in American history

In New York City, honoring Yale’s first Chinese graduate at a school named for him.

By Peggy Edersheim Kalb ’86

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Day of Service: Think before you sketch

In New Haven, alumni architects offered free consultations.

By Mark Alden Branch ’86

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A day’s work

Planting marigolds. Painting murals. Swabbing floors. Every May, Yalies donate their sweat equity.

By Kathrin Day Lassila ’81

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Day of Service: Staffing the doggie dash

The event raised more than $700,000 for the Oregon Humane Society.

By Romel Hernandez ’90

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Day of Service: Taking up the weed whacker

Volunteers cleaned up at the former Angel Island Immigration Station in San Francisco Bay.

By Summer Sewell

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Day of Service: More than a little fun and games

In London, giving teenage refugees a day of fun.

By Deirdre Dolan

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Drawing a larger circle

The Baccalaureate Address

By Peter Salovey ’86PhD

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Day of Service: Finding shelter in Chicago

Alums spend some time in a homeless shelter.

By Dylan Walsh ’11MEM

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“We wouldn’t have known if we hadn’t looked.”

A fund at Yale is jump-starting new research on gender and health.

By Melinda Beck ’77

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Day of Service: Fostering foster youth

In Los Angeles, helping young people learn how to get a job.

By Laurel Delp

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Day of Service: Yalies lay down the mulch

In New Orleans, tending a city park.

By Judy Walker

From the Editor

“Shoulder to the wheel”

Bruce Alexander ’65 has had a remarkably busy second career at Yale.

By Kathrin Day Lassila ’81

Letters to the Editor

Letters: July/August 2018

Readers respond about women in the Whiffenpoofs, and more.

Notebook

What is your emergency?

In the wake of a campus incident, a law professor discusses racial bias, police behavior, and the impact of social media.

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Where They Are Now

He tried for the CIA. Comedy was more fun.

David Litt ’08 was the “token funny person” on Barack Obama’s speechwriting team.

By Lenore Skenazy ’81

Scene on Campus

Home improvement

Benjamin Franklin College students perk up their new basement with some murals.

By Jocelyn Royalty

New Haven

New life at an old library

The Institute Library is once again a cultural hub.

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Old Yale

Starting strong

A history of Yale lacrosse, including a national title. Of sorts.

By Judith Ann Schiff

Sporting Life

Spring sports highlights: two national titles

Men's lacrosse and heavyweight crew are tops in the country.

By Evan Frondorf ’14

Last Look

Revisiting the Lipstick, 50 years later

A competition winner at the Beinecke.

Q&A: Peter Salovey

Pitching in

How Yale’s president spent the Day of Service.

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