Alumni

Stories

The secret garden

March 1, 2024

Now tucked away behind the Yale University Art Gallery, Weir Hall was part of a more ambitious plan to build a replica of Oxford’s Magdalen College Courtyard.

The man who made Hale

February 29, 2024

Mark D. Mitchell, curator of American paintings and sculptures at the Yale University Art Gallery, explores the story behind one of Yale’s best-loved statues.

Good spirits

February 27, 2024

Alumna Erin Armstead Wright ’99, a pediatrician — and rum maker — in South Jersey, discusses what drew her to Yale, medicine, and a side gig in distilling.

Dell shares her path to becoming Yale’s first female assistant police chief

February 26, 2024

Rose Dell ’97, who was sworn in on Jan. 12, reflects on her journey to law enforcement and her goals for increasing the number of women in the YPD.

A private audience with Vladimir Horowitz

February 26, 2024

Yale faculty member and alumnus Daniel DiMaio ’74 retells of when he and a group of fellow students helped coax the legendary pianist back to the stage.

Getting to know you: Antonio Lavalle Ingram II ’11

February 21, 2024

Ingram, who serves as assistant counsel at the NAACP Legal Defense Fund, shares how his time at Yale helped shape his worldview and develop as a leader.

Assembling an economy in space

February 15, 2024

Commercial space is developing quickly, but public funds remain key to building out a self-sustaining economy in orbit around Earth.

Exploring ways to expand regenerative agriculture

February 15, 2024

Two new Yale reports examine opportunities to advance agriculture practices in order to combat climate change and improve worker and community wellbeing.

Yale alumni reconnect through theater and dialogue

February 14, 2024

Earlier this month, Yale alumni and friends gathered in New York City to immerse themselves in Broadway while engaging with themes of resistance, joy, and love.

Finding love at the Yale School of Public Health

February 13, 2024

Now married, alumni Lianne Epstein Jacobs and Daniel Jacobs can’t pinpoint exactly when they met, but chance encounters during their student days led to more.