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May 1993
Volume 56, Number 7

Feature stories:

As the World Turns

The collapse of the Communist bloc is only the latest in a series of developments that are forcing scholars to rethink the nature of international studies. A new building will give Yale a physical and symbolic focus for its far-flung efforts in the area.


The Art of the Blues

The word of contemporary American art just wouldn’t be the same without the likes of Chuck Close, Jennifer Bartlett, Richard Serra, and dozens of other leading painters and sculptors who got their start as students at Yale.


A Taste for the Mentally Zesty

While Yale has long been a full-fledged university, it has never lost its original commitment to educating undergraduates. As the new dean of Yale College, Richard Brodhead brings a literary flair to a weighty tradition.




Winners and Losers

Light & Verity
+  concluding a ten-month search, the university names Richard Levin ’74PhD to be its 22nd President
+  Macy’s departure deals another blow to New Haven’s downtown
+  the College term bill tops $25,000
+  restructuring’s aftermath
+  microbial pollution fighters
+  insights into taste


In Print

Presidential Update



News from Alumni House

College Comment

Old Yale


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