“The greatest mind in American history”

He was one of the nation’s most important scientists. Yet most people barely know his name.

By Richard Panek Ico comments 10 comments



After a devastating accident, Ed Bennett ’84 showed “how to piece a life together.”

By Andy Court Ico comments 6 comments


For better, for worse, and for Yale

Nine couples who met or got married at Yale tell us their stories.

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From the Editor

Married life

By Kathrin Lassila

Letters to the Editor

Readers bark back about Handsome Dan, Grace Hopper, and more

Where They Are Now

That’s entertainment

David Herskovitz ’84 makes theater with rigorous artistic principles—and a commitment to fun.

By Mark Blankenship

Scene on Campus


At last, Yale has a practice room big enough for an orchestra.

New Haven

Big idea

New Haven’s summer festival is both local and global.

By Rebekah Fraser

Old Yale

The first graduate program for the greens

Conservation pioneer Paul B. Sears battled “serious consequences due to public ignorance.”

By Judith Schiff Ico comments 1 comment

Sporting Life

Winter sports highlights: 2017

Conference titles for two teams, and the first-ever Ivy hoops tournament.

By Evan Frondorf

Last Look

On-campus housing

Sterling Memorial Library has a seasonal resident.

Q&A: Peter Salovey

WWI, Yale, and a tradition of service

The text on a Yale diploma confers “responsibilities,” not “privileges.”

By Kathrin Lassila