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April 1993
Volume 56, Number 6

Feature stories:

The Coming of “Cultural Studies”

The traditional boundaries between academic disciplines like literature and anthropology are blurring, which is prompting some members of the faculty to look for new relationships in once-unthinkable places.


What Is It About Yale Law?

Bill Clinton and Pat Robertson went there. So did Clarence Thomas, Gary Hart, Paul Tsongas, and Anita Hill. Producing public servants with different points of view is a Yale tradition, but never have the results so dominated the nation’s front pages.


The Tech-Transfer Debate

Making money from the fruits of academic research is an alluring prospect for so many universities, but it raises a host of questions ranging from conflicts of interest to subversion of the educational mission.




Light & Verity
+  the School of Organization and Management lands a trio of Bush administration economics experts
+  streamlining the campus renovation process
+  a new look in the works for Broadway
+  Yale’s sailors on their own (financially)
+  a drug to battle alcoholism
+  an on-campus “soap”


In Print


Old Yale

College Comment


News from Alumni House

Presidential Update


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