A reckoning with our past

Yale examines its historical ties with slavery.

Light & Verity

Grand strategy director resigns over donor involvement
The president apologizes after a New York Times article breaks the news.
University will pay more to New Haven Unions and university agree on contract View all Light & Verity

Scene on Campus

King of the castle
Handsome Dan XIX has a new competition-winning doghouse.
Holding class outdoors Changes afoot View all Scene on Campus


Not muses, but musicians
A new book recovers the voices of Black women as theorists of sound.
Temper they can't control Pregnant? Maybe go easy on the acetaminophen View all Findings

Last Look

Gimme shelter
An environmentally conscious building on Horse Island.
Together again Centrifugal View all Last Look


A life transformed by mambo
Robert Farris Thompson changed the Western world's understanding of African culture.
Turning chemistry green Frances Rosenbluth dies at 63 View all Milestones

Arts & Culture

Redefining the book
A Sumatran volume made from tree bark offers tips on divination.
Reviews: January/February 2022 An artist's homage View all Arts & Culture

President's Letter

Fostering opportunity
Challenge and change A home for the humanities View all President's Letter

Sporting Life

The return of The Game
Varsity sports were back this fall--and the football team lost a heartbreaker to Harvard.
Second chances in Tokyo Good year for a Bulldog in the NFL View all Sporting Life

From the Editor

Science matters
The role of Yale researchers in fighting the pandemic.
Creation by camera A champion of champions View all From the Editor

New Haven

Saying goodbye to Margaret Holloway
A drama school alum who became known as the "Shakespeare Lady."
Banner years A place to live with HIV and AIDS View all New Haven

Old Yale

A voice against slavery
A Yale alum who helped lead the abolitionist movement and free the Amistad captives.
Hero's welcome Frederick Law Olmsted at Yale View all Old Yale

Where They Are Now

Baseball and philosophy
Major league catcher Ryan Lavarnway ’09 is still in the ball game.
Listen harder New life for the discards View all Where They Are Now

Scene on Campus

Remaking Science Hill
The green space known as Sachem's Wood gets a redesign.
Ready for your close-up? Not a cathedral. We swear. View all Scene on Campus

Light & Verity

Five festive weekends
The university will host an extra commencement celebration and extra reunions this spring to make up for COVID years.
Growth spurt Without walls View all Light & Verity

Web Extra

Brita Belli
A French honor for a Connecticut native
Seventy-five years after his war service, Sperie Perakos '38 wins the Legion of Honor.
The green fields of the mind List: 41 secret societies at Yale View all Web Extra