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December 2001
Volume 65, Number 3

Feature stories:

A Festive Finale

Even in troubled times, a 300th anniversary couldn’t go unnoticed, and the university celebrated this one with a mix of speeches, spectacle, and celebrities.



The Past and Future University

In his address at the Tercentennial Convocation, President Levin looked at what Yale and American universities have brought to the world in the past three centuries—and what they can do in the next.



Where We Stand

A two-day conference called “Gender Matters” marked the advancements women have made at Yale and the changes they have effected in academia, the arts, business, and the professions. More than 300 attendees, many of them prominent graduates, shared in charting the road ahead.




Light & Verity
+  building for the biosphere
+  an athlete’s comeback
+  40 feet of Cretaceous crocodile
+  Yale’s cradle celebrates the 300th

College Comment
Instant messaging is one more way not to get work done.

Donald Cohen remembered; Judy Blume visits; a “hero” is honored.

From the Archives

In Print
Smallpox, past and disturbing present; a history of duels.

Better doctors through art.

Inside the Blue Book
A leading electrical engineer eyes science fact and fiction.

News from Alumni House

Renaissance panels reunited; holiday music; Charles Moore’s influence.

Old Yale
The many lives of the Governor Ingersoll house.


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