Michael Kirkham


The next four years

As the Trump administration prepares to move in, 11 Yale faculty give their predictions and suggestions.
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The search for a past

Jenna Cook ’14 went to China looking for her birth parents. She found two thousand families who were looking for their daughters.
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Live, from New York, since 1975

You may not have heard of Eugene Lee. Let’s just say he’s behind the scenes. If you’ve seen Saturday Night Live, you’ve seen his work.

Light & Verity

Washington bound

Three Yale alumni appointed to the Trump cabinet.


Kids caught in the opioid crisis

The flood of prescribed opioids in homes is a danger to children and youth.

Light & Verity

Calhoun decision will be revisited
A committee has developed principles to guide decisions on renaming.
Pioneers for the new colleges Lightning strikes twice for Theo Epstein View all Light & Verity

Scene on Campus

Group hug
A celebration on the field after The Game.
Beinecke is back Foundational View all Scene on Campus


Dogs vs. toddlers: who’s smarter?
Are humans gullible? Or do we imitate our elders for a reason?
A breakthrough in gene therapy Cranberries don’t protect your bladder View all Findings

Last Look

Rock star
A new gem and mineral gallery at the Peabody.
Amazing Grace Bells are ringing View all Last Look


Pick of the litter
Handsome Dan XVIII was bred to be a bigger, better bulldog.
A global effort to improve health care A doctor’s life, chronicled View all Milestones

Arts & Culture

Reviews: January/February 2017
A history of coeducation; a white-working-class memoir; a survivor’s story in fiction.
All roads leading home Robinson Crusoe through the ages View all Arts & Culture

Q&A: Peter Salovey

“The envy of the world”
Your tax dollars at work, for science and medicine.
Building, in more ways than one A deeper look at renaming View all Q&A: Peter Salovey

Sporting Life

Sweet victory
Yale upsets Harvard in The Game, ending a nine-year dry spell.
Yale golfer ties collegiate record Yale hoops star explores his European roots View all Sporting Life

From the Editor

Conservative at Yale
Is it possible to be “out” on the right?
Yale’s first black student Mission control View all From the Editor

New Haven

Sushi celebrity
Bun Lai is making waves with innovative, sustainable food.
Rethinking the city’s front door Putting out the welcome mat for refugees View all New Haven

Old Yale

Manuscripts and Archives
Another almost-president
The secret Compromise of 1877.
A firebrand from the Class of 1778 How Yale moved to New Haven View all Old Yale

Where They Are Now

They never said, “Don’t drink the water.”
The water crisis in Flint, Michigan, affected this pastor’s community—and her children.
Doctoring in a different culture Antiquing on the Internet View all Where They Are Now

Scene on Campus

The long view
At the newly reopened Center for British Art, a picture-packed 140-foot gallery.
But no fur teacups Airborne View all Scene on Campus

Light & Verity

Calhoun College names its dining hall for Roosevelt Thompson ’84.
Now’s your chance History on the menu View all Light & Verity

Web Extra

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March Madness and the Ivies
A brief history of overachievement in the NCAA Tournament.
The green fields of the mind List: 41 secret societies at Yale View all Web Extra