First days at Yale

Newly arrived students talk about their initial impressions.

By Cathy Shufro


5 cars. 12 Yale grads. 10,000 miles to Ulaanbaatar.

After Yale, and before the rest of your life, sometimes you need an adventure.

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Countering false narratives

In this year’s Freshman Address, President Peter Salovey ’86PhD urges each new student to “become a more careful and critical thinker.”

By Peter Salovey


Happy birthday to us

The Yale Alumni Magazine celebrates 125 years of keeping alumni connected.

From the Editor

Yale’s first black student

He wasn’t allowed to speak in the classroom. Now there’s a classroom named for him.

By Kathrin Lassila

Letters to the Editor

Readers weigh in on the First Amendment, Yale’s mission, and more

Where They Are Now

Doctoring in a different culture

Damon Tweedy ’03JD talks about race-related health disparities—and his own experience as an African American physician.

By Jennifer Blair

Scene on Campus

Beinecke is back

After a year of renovations, the rare book and manuscript library looks . . . awfully familiar.

Old Yale

A firebrand from the Class of 1778

Abraham Bishop was a noisy Republican in a Federalist state—and an early advocate for women and African Americans.

By Judith Schiff Ico comments 1 comment

Sporting Life

Yale hoops star explores his European roots

Makai Mason ’18 spent the summer trying out for the German national team. 

By Evan Frondorf

Last Look

Amazing Grace

A theater piece by Carrie Mae Weems explores the current cultural moment in America’s racial history.

Q&A: Peter Salovey

Building, in more ways than one

The president talks faculty and facilities.

By Kathrin Lassila