Unbuilt opener


Left on the drawing board

The university has scrapped many major building proposals in the past 130 years. What would the campus look like if it hadn’t?

Light & Verity

Global affairs institute will become a school
The Jackson School will be a place to be "more directly involved with public policy."
Ethnic studies program gets new status Producing PhDs View all Light & Verity

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


Researchers trigger signs of life in a dead porcine brain.
Treating parents for children's anxiety Move over, Nemo View all Findings

Last Look

Taking it on The Chin
Rock climbers stage the ultimate graduation photo.
A womb of one's own History under glass View all Last Look


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

Arts & Culture

Music on the walls
Sol LeWitt’s drawings at Yale.
Reviews: July/August 2019 Star power View all Arts & Culture

President's Letter

Global Yale
Peter Salovey discusses the proposed Jackson School and other international initiatives.
Expanding access to Yale Faculty matters View all President's Letter

Sporting Life

Spring sports: victories on the water
National championships in crew and sailing, and a trip to the finals for men's lacrosse.
Another trip to March Madness Captain Courageous View all Sporting Life

From the Editor

A new home for the magazine—and goodbye to a longtime employee.
Gospel and blues From Chile to the Renaissance View all From the Editor

New Haven

A place to live with HIV and AIDS
Leeway is Connecticut's only skilled-nursing center for people with HIV and AIDS.
New Haven’s artistic Oktoberfest New life at an old library View all New Haven

Old Yale

A "Select Course" that helped reshape Yale
The three-year bachelor of philosophy degree foretold a changing curriculum.
Women of honor Uncommon leadership View all Old Yale

Where They Are Now

A Law School alum takes on family separations at the border.
"No one thought a library would change." Ever wondered who created autocorrect? View all Where They Are Now

Scene on Campus

Out to the ball game
A historic football rivalry in historic Fenway Park.
Come one, come all The light fantastic View all Scene on Campus

Light & Verity

Fifty years of Slavic songs
Yale's first women's vocal ensemble gets together for an anniversary.
Another kind of boot camp Positive outlook View all Light & Verity

Web Extra

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The green fields of the mind
Baseball “breaks your heart. It is designed to break your heart.”
Calhoun College: a timeline List: 41 secret societies at Yale View all Web Extra