Old Yale

  • Old Yale

    When "weekending" was the thing

    After mandatory Sunday chapel was abolished, students of the roaring twenties discovered Manhattan.

    Mar/Apr 2020
  • Old Yale

    When alumni got the vote

    In the 1870s, the Young Yale movement pushed for reforms, including the election of trustees.

    Jan/Feb 2020
  • Old Yale

    The library at war

    Yale’s library was part of a secret spy mission in World War II.

    Nov/Dec 2019
  • Old Yale

    A "Select Course" that helped reshape Yale

    The three-year bachelor of philosophy degree foretold a changing curriculum.

    Jul/Aug 2019
  • Old Yale

    Women of honor

    The first ten women to receive honorary degrees from Yale.

    May/Jun 2019
  • Old Yale

    Uncommon leadership

    When Yale dining was in trouble, Cora Colburn was the answer.

    Mar/Apr 2019