The lost city

A discovery in the desert could rewrite the history of ancient Egypt.

By Heather Pringle


Deal of the century

When Yale got a chance at a billion dollars' worth of land and scientific infrastructure for ten cents on the dollar, they bought first and asked questions later.

Now, the West Campus is starting to take shape.

By Mark Branch


The Velázquez in the basement

A curator tells how it feels to discover a masterpiece.

By John Marciari


West Campus: A place for Yale's stuff

Collections and conservation on the West Campus


West Campus: Walk on the semi-wild side

West Campus woods inspire nature programs.

By Bruce Fellman


West Campus: The pioneers

Three innovative West Campus labs.

From the Editor

Romance novels and Viking archaelogy

By Kathrin Lassila

Letters to the Editor

Our readers respond

Where They Are Now

Back to school

By Cathy Shufro

Scene on Campus


Old Yale

The birth of the Yale Glee Club

By Judith Schiff

Sporting Life

A summer of lacrosse—in Uganda

By Alexander Goldberger

Sporting Life

Sports shorts

School Notes

School Notes

In Memoriam

Recent alumni deaths

Last Look

Alas, poor Yorick