Portrait by Driely Vieira


What David Swensen gave to Yale

Remembering an investment officer who cared.

Blog: Daily Snap

Mystery Monday: the shadow knows

This may be an uphill climb for some of you. Can you place this campus stairway and wrought-iron...


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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Commencement in spite of COVID

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

Light & Verity

After election, trustees end petition campaigns

David Thomas '78, '86PhD, was elected over petition candidate Victor Ashe '67.
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In the magazine


A diplomat who became an unforgettable teacher
Charles Hill "knew something about life outside the classroom."
Tapped to tackle COVID A librarian for digital times View all Milestones

Old Yale

Stroke of genius
Just after the Civil War ended, Yale got back to rowing--and beat Harvard.
The '21 Club Women worthies View all Old Yale

Last Look

Spiking the ball
In a sports-deprived year, a dispatch from the intramural spikeball championship.
In the abstract Hefty View all Last Look


Faculty & Staff

New dean for School of Art
Kymberly Pinder '95PhD is an art historian and administrator.
The great dining disruption Finding the best View all Faculty & Staff

Science & Health

Infinite complexity
Sometimes, even mathematicians rely on intuition. Professor Daniel Spielman's helped him solve an unsolvable problem.
Untangling Alzheimer's A six-legged tribute View all Science & Health


Neither here nor there
In 1873, 12-year-old Yan Phou Lee left China for the US. He stayed for 54 years. But he never found a home.
A club makes the case for cricket Global affairs institute will become a school View all International