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March 1993
Volume 56, Number 5

Feature stories:

Getting Into Yale Today

Rising prices and stiffer competition are giving a few applicants second thoughts about attending Yale, but the new dean of admissions and financial aid is mapping strategies to persuade them that the product is well worth the sacrifice.


The First Boat Race

The 1852 Yale-Harvard crew race on Lake Winnipesaukee gave birth to intercollegiate sports in America. Yale’s expert on the subject documents the first encounter, a high-spirited affair.


Forestry Goes Global

For the first time in its 93-year history, the School of Forestry and Environmental Studies has a non-forester as dean. The choice of an engineer seems to be just what the future is calling for.





Light & Verity
+  construction begins on Henry R. Luce Hall, the new home of the Center for International and Area Studies
+  bagels and pasta flesh out a new College cuisine
+  back to school on sexual harassment
+  a temporary “barn” for the Beinecke
+  despite past governmental restructions, fetal transplant research is yielding progress on Parkinson’s disease


Old Yale

News from Alumni House


Out of the Blue

In Print

Presidential Update

College Comment


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