Shonagh Rae


Big ideas

If you could pick the best areas for science research at Yale, what would they be?
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Yale-NUS College is educating some remarkable people. We talked with a few of the first graduates.


The three-minute thesis

In a Graduate School competition, PhD candidates try to reduce the work of several years to an elevator pitch.

Light & Verity

Student group questions financial aid policy

How much should students contribute financially to their education?


The high cost of a life-saving drug

A monthly supply of insulin can cost hundreds of dollars.

Light & Verity

Bean on Broadway
A piece of Maine in Yale’s neighborhood.
Another Yalie on SCOTUS? The post-paleo diet View all Light & Verity

Scene on Campus

The light fantastic
Salsa dancing on a summer night.
Home improvement Brutal competition View all Scene on Campus


When microbes go to school
Classroom desks are loaded with germs.
Why we’re helpless against doughnuts Spirituality and your brain View all Findings

Last Look

Home tiny home
In Midtown Manhattan, a tiny house with a purpose.
Revisiting the Lipstick, 50 years later Seeing the forest View all Last Look


New senior trustee knows higher ed 
Catharine Bond Hill ’85PhD, former president of Vassar, now runs an education not-for-profit.
J. D. McClatchy, 1945–2018 Yale’s biggest fan View all Milestones

Arts & Culture

Group effort
The work of a master, restored.
Reviews: September/October 2018 Time travel View all Arts & Culture

Q&A: Peter Salovey

Public policy and the social sciences
Yale emphasizes a data-driven approach.
Pitching in Why a liberal arts education? View all Q&A: Peter Salovey

Sporting Life

Old Campus Olympian
Olympic medalist Nathan Chen ’22 prepares to be a first-year at Yale.
Spring sports highlights: two national titles Winter sports highlights: 2018 View all Sporting Life

From the Editor

Your daily dose of Yale
Every weekday, our online Daily Snap gives you a fresh glimpse of life on campus.
“Shoulder to the wheel” The year of women View all From the Editor

New Haven

New Haven’s artistic Oktoberfest
One month. 450 artists. 10,000 people viewing new art.
New life at an old library Elm City rebellion View all New Haven

Old Yale

The first Yalies
The Class of 1718 were the inaugural graduates of the newly named Yale College.
Starting strong Deciding to stay View all Old Yale

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.
From trucker to fitness guru Yes, coal country has a future View all Where They Are Now

Scene on Campus

Better Living 101
In record numbers, students flock to a psychology course on the good life.
A room of one’s own A place for everything View all Scene on Campus

Light & Verity

Made in the shade
Students create an urban “parklet” in New Haven.
Preaching to the royals Honorary degree for Bill Cosby is rescinded 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