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May 2000
Volume 63, Number 7

Feature stories:

Serious About the Sciences

May 00 cover  

The announcements over the winter that Yale will invest one billion dollars over the next 20 years in new and improved laboratory and teaching facilities for the sciences signal the University’s commitment to remain at the forefront of research and education.


What the Deans Do

Need an excuse for missing a class deadline, help in navigating the bureaucracy, an arbitrator for a roommate conflict, or a sympathetic listener for a personal problem? Call the residential college dean, the first line of defense in ensuring the well-being and success of Yale undergraduates.


Lost and Found

A generation ago, the Art Gallery resolved to cleanse its early Italian paintings of all previous restorations, a well-meaning but drastic approach that soon became infamous in the art world. Now, conservators at Yale and the Getty Museum are trying to make the paintings easy on the eyes once again.




Light & Verity
+  YPI‚Äącloses
+  a TA union comes one step closer
+  battling a purveyor of lecture notes
+  Toad’s goes national

Winter scores

Bloomsbury bash; image alphabet; Commencement.

From the Archives

In Print
Ben Franklin revealed; California tripping; the trouble with suburban sprawl.

News From Alumni House

College Comment
An intramural secretary is his college’s number-one sports fan.

Inside the Blue Book
Traveling south of the border for clues to Latin American culture.

School of Management dean Jeffrey Garten takes his students “on the road.”

Tito Puente plays Woolsey—as a Chubb Fellow; David Broder sees a threat; a QB is honored; a VP moves on.

Old Yale
The College’s first chapel proved to be a building of many uses.


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