"The mingled dust of both armies"

Yale's Civil War memorial remembers all who died. But it forgets what the war was about.

By Alison Frick



One took classes from the FBI. One worked at the CIA. One embedded in Iraq. You thought writing thrillers was easy?

By Alex Beam


Cold case: dinosaur edition

Nick Longrich has found a half-dozen new species by looking at fossils other scientists had forgotten.

By Margot Sanger-Katz

From the Editor

Black at Yale, through the decades

By Kathrin Lassila

Letters to the Editor

Our readers respond


$3.88 billion: whence it came, where it's going

Details on the recently completed Yale Tomorrow campaign.

Where They Are Now

Smart guy

Craig Breslow ’02 put medical school on hold for a career as a major-league relief pitcher.

By Jordan Conn

Scene on Campus


Honeybees on the West Campus.

Old Yale

A mover and shaker of the Gilded Age

Timothy Dwight demolished a fence and built a university.

By Judith Schiff


The health care spending paradox

Why do we spend more on health care and get less?

By Elizabeth Bradley, Lauren Taylor

Sporting Life

The long-term impact of a collision

One hit at the Yale-Harvard football game changed the course of Jesse Reising's life.

By Alexander Goldberger

School Notes

School Notes

A supplement to the Yale Alumni Magazine from the fourteen schools of Yale.

In Memoriam

Recent alumni deaths

Last Look

Homage to the circle

A senior society's subtle façade.