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May 2002
Volume 75, Number 5

Feature stories:

May 2002 cover  

Designed for Science

Two years ago, President Richard Levin ’74PhD committed $500 million to an ambitious, long-range building program aimed at expanding Yale’s offerings in science and engineering. The recently opened Class of 1954 Environmental Science Center is the first step, with an accent on the interdisciplinary.



How ’Bout Those Guys?

From out of nowhere, a young and inexperienced men’s basketball team emerged to grab a share of the Ivy League title this year, winning fans on and off the campus and promising even better things next year.



Lindbergh in New Haven

Charles Lindbergh flew solo across the Atlantic—and into history—in 1927. The “Lone Eagle” eventually gave his papers to the Manuscripts and Archives section of the Sterling Memorial Library, and from this resource, chief archivist and Lindbergh expert Judith Schiff and others have assembled quite a story.




Light & Verity
+  a historic Corporation race
+  a new leader for things global
+  the threat to overweight children
+  the Record’s birthday

James Tobin remembered; an Eli on the Segway team.

Inside the Blue Book
Southern California up close.

From the Archives

In Print
Good and bad news; shopping trip; family plot.

Ukiyo-e woodcuts; American photos; Mellon books.

Winter Scores

Is the American Constitution really democratic?

News from Alumni House

Old Yale
The Eli role in the origin of intercollegiate baseball.


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