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Summer 1995
Volume 58, Number 8

Feature stories:

Bass, Yale, and Western Civ.

Yale’s decision to return a $20 million gift made front-page news across the country and put the university at the center of the culture wars. In the process, the facts were quickly overwhelmed by the combatants’ own agendas.


A Tale of Two Brains

The popular press had a field day with the findings of Yale scientists that men and women really do think differently. But, as with so much in science, the discovery was a textbook case of stumbling on something important by accident.


Class Day and Commencement

For all the turmoil on the national and the international stages, the closing ceremonies of this academic year proved to be classics of tranquility and tradition.


Liberal Education and the Western Tradition
The Baccalaureate Address





Light & Verity
+  graduate students stage a warm-up of a walkout
+  busing books around campus
+  a spruced-up Yale Club
+  genetic clues to the origin of man
+  the debut of blue M&M’s
+  bicycle-borne campus cops
+  a new visitors’ center serves Yale and New Haven

College Comment

News from Alumni House


In Print


From the Archives


AYA Assembly

Old Yale


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