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Can a book change the course of your life?

Seventeen Yale professors describe the works that became their turning points.

Light & Verity

Two candidates for trustee position
Alumni can vote until May 19.
Oscar win for first-year's documentary Music hall View all Light & Verity

Scene on Campus

Doctors in the house
Some postdocs get in on the amateur-theater act.
Groundbreaking Out to the ball game View all Scene on Campus


Bone deep
Did eating marrow help make us human?
How to get people to believe facts Crybabies? View all Findings

Last Look

A womb of one's own
In the arts library, some very comfy chairs.
History under glass Arts and letters View all Last Look


A scholar of inequality to lead SOM
Economist Kerwin Charles will be the school's new dean.
A bridge builder’s remarkable life Two new leaders for Slifka Center View all Milestones

Arts & Culture

Star power
Clark Gable, Cary Grant, Gloria Swanson, and Carole Lombard all happily posed for Jerome Zerbe’s photographs.
Reviews: May/June 2019 The lasting lure of alchemy View all Arts & Culture

President's Letter

Mark Ostow
Expanding access to Yale
Toward a more diverse student body.
Faculty matters Yale abroad View all President's Letter

Sporting Life

Another trip to March Madness
Men's basketball wins its second Ivy title in four seasons.
Captain Courageous Fall sports highlights: another title in volleyball View all Sporting Life

From the Editor

Gospel and blues
A musical about the legendary Robert Johnson, written and performed by students.
From Chile to the Renaissance Hanna Gray's extraordinary life 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

Women of honor
The first ten women to receive honorary degrees from Yale.
Uncommon leadership His fair city View all Old Yale

Where They Are Now

The New York Public Library/Jonathan Blanc
"No one thought a library would change."
Tony Marx '81 ran Amherst College. Now he runs the New York Public Library.
Ever wondered who created autocorrect? Math for the masses View all Where They Are Now

Scene on Campus

Come one, come all
Undergrads pack the Lanman Center for the annual Student Activities Bazaar.
The light fantastic Home improvement View all Scene on Campus

Light & Verity

Making the world greener
Three Yalies on a list of environmental leaders.
Yale report slams DKE culture Of "the" we sing 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