How imagination begins

Essays by two children's book writers, short reviews of Yalies' books, and more.

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Cocktail hours, talkfests, and trivia nights as the alumni network goes virtual.

By Joanne Lipman ’83


Service to others. On borrowed time.

An ALS patient dedicates himself to improving the lives of future ALS patients.

By Dylan Walsh ’11MEM Ico comments 6 comments


The demagogue

Joseph McCarthy made a name for himself by accusing innocent people of treason. How did Yalies respond?

By Larry Tye Ico comments 2 comments

From the Editor

"New to the world"

Talking to Leonard Marcus '72, a scholar of children’s books.

By Kathrin Day Lassila ’81

Letters to the Editor

Letters: September/October 2020

Readers talk back about racism and more.

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Where They Are Now

Drama, with computers

MacArthur winner Annie Dorsen '96, '00MFA, brings artificial intelligence to the theater.

By Julia M. Klein

Scene on Campus

Squash team

Who can resist carving pumpkins?

President's Letter

Building community through service

By Peter Salovey ’86PhD

New Haven

Saying goodbye to Margaret Holloway

A drama school alum who became known as the "Shakespeare Lady."

By Joan Channick ’89MFA

Old Yale

Yale's first global president

Theodore Dwight Woolsey connected Yale to the world.

By Judith Ann Schiff

Last Look

Paul Bunyan couldn't have cut it down

A Yale tree almost as old as Yale.

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Who's who on our cover

A guide to the 21 children's book characters on our cover and opening illustration.

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Output: September/October 2020

Books of note by alumni.