Yale History

  • features

    Déjà vu

    Yale’s newest residential colleges will be modeled on their forebears.

    Mar/Apr 2015 | Ico comments 7 comments
  • Milestones

    An advocate for Yale women

    Remembering Elga Wasserman ’76JD, who led coeducation in the college.

    Jan/Feb 2015
  • Old Yale

    Yale’s World War I flying ace

    William Thaw ’15 was one of the founding members of the famed Lafayette Escadrille.

    Jan/Feb 2015 | Ico comments 3 comments
  • features

    Challenging the unchallengeable (sort of)

    Forty years ago, a committee led by C. Vann Woodward created a lofty statement about free expression. But there was some pragmatic politics behind its creation.

    Jan/Feb 2015
  • Old Yale

    A tale of two bulldogs

    Handsome Dan wasn’t Yale’s first bulldog mascot. But he earned his place as its most famous.

    Nov/Dec 2014
  • Old Yale

    The first Yale Club

    150 years ago, Cincinnati Yalies decided to meet more often.

    Sep/Oct 2014