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December 1994
Volume 58, Number 3

Feature stories:

How the Earth Works

With the help of new research tools and some radical theorizing, Yale geologists are probing the way the planet evolved—and what its future may hold. Some of their discoveries would delight the likes of Jules Verne.


Tracking Tenure in the ’90s

At many schools across the country, the semisacred institution of tenure is under unprecedented pressure. A revisiting of the issue at Yale suggests that its foundations in the protection of academic freedom are still secure.


The BAC Reaches Out

The British Art Center houses the largest collection of its kind outside England. Now, youngsters from Connecticut’s elementary schools are being given a chance to delve into some of the material usually reserved for senior scholars.




Light & Verity
+  the Peabody Museum goes electronic
+  lab accident prompts safety probe
+  lions flourishing at human expense
+  same-sex benefits extended to graduate students
+  New Haven’s “family campus” project
+  new figures show a safer Yale
+  cutting the risk of falls

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Out of the Blue

In Print


News from Alumni House

College Comment

Old Yale


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