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Summer 1994
Volume 57, Number 8

Feature stories:

The Changing Face of Affirmative Action

Three decades after Yale embarked on a formal program of admitting and hiring minorities and women, the university is striving, with mixed success, to maintain its affirmative-action momentum.


Basic Building

Some of the architects who design skyscrapers have never hammered a nail or sawed a board. With the help of a program established in the 1960s,Yale’s School of Architecture is making sure its graduates understand building from the ground up.


Of Lemurs and the Bottom Line

Alison Richard made her name as reputation studying primates on Madagascar. This summer, she begins a no-less-rarified second career holding Yale’s purse strings as the university’s provost.


“Education for Self and Others”

In his first Baccalaureate Address, Yale’s 22nd President encouraged graduates to continue to learn, to teach, and to serve.




College Comment

Light & Verity
+  investments target the Elm City
+  coaching women about campaigning
+  a financial carrot for SOM entrepreneurs
+  a masterly memorial for J.E.
+  the computer tools of tomorrow
+  a consolidated town-gown strategy
+  studying “sensitive” speech
+  resorts join the blue-chip portfolio.


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