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Posts From Kevin Adkisson

The Future of Science at Yale

The Future of Science at Yale

Science at Yale, in the physical form if not always in the academic, has always existed on the fringe of campus life. In the nineteenth century, Yale consciously denied chemistry laboratories space on Old Campus. The early twentieth century saw

Science goes up Prospect Street

Science goes up Prospect Street

Editor’s Note: This is the second installment of a three-part series concerning the physical history of Science Hill at Yale. Look in the next issue for the conclusion! One hundred years ago, Science Hill was simply known as the Hillhouse

How Science Was Built: 1701-1900

How Science Was Built: 1701-1900

Ever wondered what science at Yale would be like without Science Hill? Kevin Adkisson explores the early development of scientific buildings at Yale in this first of a three-part series.