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March/April 2006
Volume 69, Number 4

Feature stories:

Mar/Apr 2006 cover  

The Baby Gamble

Do changing diapers and helping with homework leave time for world-class scholarship? Yale academics share their theories—and their frustrations.




Power Hungry

To keep up the search for veritas, Yale needs a lot of lux. We got inside the university’s 89-year-old power plant to see how it’s done.




Stalking the Killer Mosquito

How do you stop a bloodthirsty predator from spreading malaria? Zero in on its sense of smell.



from the editor

Jihad and theology; anthropology and sports; the man with the answers.

light & verity
+  the Cancer Center dispute
+  a gift to support budding journalists
+  Yale divests from Sudan

Bon anniversaire to a 100-year-old French professor; three new members named to Yale’s governing board.

where they are now
Greetings from the IRS commissioner—Class of 1976.

scene on campus
The Year of the Dog in Woolsey Hall.

old yale
Yale’s loudest critics, circa 1931.

Bruce Ackerman’s “emergency constitution.”

q&a: rick levin
Can Yale be too rich?

Does the prostate cancer test work?; the soda-cancer connection, debunked; love and law.

arts & culture
The man who saved the freak show; a misunderstood gorilla; Bremer ’63 in Baghdad.

news from alumni house
At home in the print shop.

sporting life
Our men in pro baseball; an Olympic hockey star.


last look


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