Answering unasked questions.
Letter from Editor-in-Chief Amy T. Lovett
Remaining true to our values.
Letter from President Maud S. Mandel
Williams’ fall 2021 opening, new science facilities and more.
Highlights from a year unlike any other: a photo essay.
Photographs by Bradley Wakoff
Students recover the stories of Black artists, schools and influences.
Story by Kate Abbott ’00
How future physicians benefit from liberal arts learning.
Story by Julia Munemo
An alumni-funded internship fuels a student’s interest in heritage and art repatriation.
Story by Meadhbh Ginnane ’21
The new generation of environmental justice warriors.
Story by Vicki Glembocki
Gender dynamics on Juneau’s Icefield.
Essay by Bertie Miller ’18
Cancer in the time of Covid-19.
Essay by John Hubbell ’71
Publishing a fictional account of a pandemic during a real one.
Essay by Jim Shepard
Alumnae surface the little-known stories of female codebreakers in World War II.
Conversation led by Soledad Fox Maura
The pandemic clarifies a pediatrician’s place among the Navajo.
Essay by Jessie Kerr ’06
Situating anti-Asian racism within larger histories.
Essay by Danny Jin ’20
The double bind of being an Asian woman.
Essay by Jiayang Fan ’06
Michelle Alexander discusses community, fierce love and the messy path to justice.
Interview by Kelsey M. Jones ’08
Are we witnessing the death throes of white supremacy in America?
Essay by Charles B. Dew ’58
Modern policing is broken.
Essay by DJ Polite ’13
Rethinking assumptions during a pandemic.
Essay by William E. Spriggs ’77
Post-emancipation African Americans build trust and opportunity in science and medicine.
Book excerpt by Gretchen Long
How violence, activism and an enduring freedom struggle led to a historic U.S. Senate election in Georgia.
Story by Tyran Steward
Making sense of the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol.
Essay by Cathy Marie Johnson
Will provocation remain in vogue?
Essay by Matt Tokeshi