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February 2003
Volume 66, Number 4

Feature stories:


The Ten Greatest Yalies Who Never Were

Frank Merriwell, Andrea Zuckerman, Mr. Burns: Just because they’re fictional doesn’t mean we love them—or loathe them—any less than our real alumni.



Back to the BAC

When Amy Meyers came to Yale as a graduate student in 1978, she was captivated by the newly opened Center for British Art. On the BAC’s 25th anniversary, Meyers returns as director.



The Way the World Ends

With help from T. S. Eliot and Albert Einstein, Yale physicists and astronomers have joined forces to probe black holes for clues about the age and ultimate fate of the universe.



Historic Feet

The women’s soccer team’s first NCAA tournament appearance tops the list of achievements in our Fall Sports Review.




Light & Verity
+  new leaders in the Graduate School and the provost’s office
+  another divestment question
+  West Wing Whiffs

Eugene Rostow remembered; spilling society secrets.

Master watercolors; Regency players; Figaro nuptials

In Print
A first-time novelist strikes gold; revolutionary tale.

Inside the Blue Book
Romans behaving badly.

From the Archives

Think the gift-wrapping crew at the mall has it rough? Imagine tackling the Art Gallery.

News from Alumni House

Old Yale
Eli skaters played in the first intercollegiate hockey game.


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