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The Inaugural Address

By Peter Salovey


The founding

You’ve heard about the controversy. But the most interesting thing about Yale-NUS College in Singapore is how it’s remaking liberal education.

By Mark Alden Branch


First days at Yale

Interviews with first-year students.

By Cathy Shufro


The populist inauguration

Yale’s 23rd president didn’t celebrate his inauguration in black tie. Instead, he ordered up bite-sized, blue-frosted cupcakes, a huge, inflatable bulldog, and bluegrass.

By Kathrin Lassila


Yale and the American Dream

The Freshman Address

By Peter Salovey

From the Editor

A century’s worth of Yale College

By Kathrin Lassila

Letters to the Editor

Grading grade inflation

Readers write back about grade inflation, short-selling, and more.

Where They Are Now

Woman of steles

An author-artist inspired by Egypt.

By A. Weaver

Scene on Campus

Tap dance

On Tap Night, it’s off to the races.

New Haven

Magic carpets

The Kebabian family has sold rugs—and attended Yale—for 131 years.

By Jennifer Kaylin

Old Yale

A missionary in Singapore

A Yale grad in Singapore—178 years ago.

By Judith Schiff

Last Look

Yale’s birth certificate

The college's original charter from 1701 is ceremonially handed over to a new president.

Web Extra

Other speeches at Salovey’s inauguration

Remarks by Harvard president Drew Faust and National University of Singapore president Tan Chorh Chuan.