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April 2001
Volume 64, Number 6

Feature stories:

April 2001

Racing by Design

The Gilder Boathouse, which was dedicated last fall, marks a bold departure from recent Yale architecture.


A Gladiator Class?

College athletics may boost school spirit, but an overemphasis on athletic success is having a corrosive effect on academic values.


Paul Mellon’s Personal Best

Horses, sporting life, and lush English landscapes form the core of the final bequest by Yale’s greatest benefactor.


Lights! Camera! Yale!

With its first tenured professors, the once beleaguered film studies program is hoping for a renaissance.




Light & Verity
Student-run venture capital firm; getting smarter; are Yalies making porn?

Inside the Blue Book
Delving into depression.

Sandra Boynton ’74 on chickens, pigs, and Yale.

From the Archives

In Print
Med School dean tackles tobacco; surviving a famous father; campaign bad manners.

College Comment
A student guinea pig tells all.

Art Gallery defining moments; Tercentennial concert.

Stock market Cassandra.

News from Alumni House

Old Yale
Yale’s golf course turns 75.


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