A thinker's life

What makes a person care deeply enough about something to devote their life to it? A series of essays by emeritus faculty offers some answers.

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What David Swensen gave to Yale

Remembering an investment officer who cared.


"I learn by going where I have to go"

Former Yale College dean and Duke University president Richard Brodhead recounts his intellectual career.

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Commencement in spite of COVID

They wore masks, they quarantined--and they earned their degrees. The Class of 2021 goes down in history.


Graduates talk

We interviewed graduating students about their time at Yale--and what's ahead.

By Cathy Shufro


Gifts from our teachers

An address to the graduates of 2021.

By Peter Salovey ’86PhD

From the Editor

Summer and music, 43 years ago

A memorable tour with the Yale Symphony Orchestra.

By Kathrin Day Lassila ’81

Letters to the Editor

Letters: July/August 2021

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Where They Are Now

Breaking one of football's glass ceilings

Mina Kimes '07 covers the sport for ESPN.

By Evan Frondorf ’14

Scene on Campus

Remaking Science Hill

The green space known as Sachem's Wood gets a redesign.

President's Letter

An investment in the future

Old Yale

Stroke of genius

Just after the Civil War ended, Yale got back to rowing--and beat Harvard.

By Judith Ann Schiff

Sporting Life

Second chances in Tokyo

Yale alums at the Olympics, on the field and on the water.

Last Look

Spiking the ball

In a sports-deprived year, a dispatch from the intramural spikeball championship.