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February 1996
Volume 59, Number 4

Feature stories

Shaping Up Sports

February 1996

The first phase of a $100 million overhaul of Payne Whitney Gymnasium begins this spring. But can a better facility bring back the “good old days” of Ivy League sports dominance? At last fall’s AYA Assembly, delegates wondered aloud if the gym was the only problem.


SOM: Under New Management

Yale’s business school has had its share of troubles, but the appointment of Jeffrey Garten as Dean is seen by observers as a genuine coup—and a clear sign that good things may lie ahead for SOM. Garten brings federal, academic, and Wall Street experience to the job of creating a top-ranked, “hard-edged” institution.


Blue Hopes, Gray Stats

While autumn was not kind to most of the varsity squads, success in the Yale-Harvard game can help fans remember fondly even the most forgettable of seasons. This year’s 112th edition of the contest was a classic that came down to two men: Hetherington of Yale and Harvard’s Hu. It was Hu in a heartbreaker.




Light & Verity
+  endowment expands, deficit contracts
+  Yale sweetens deal to help employees buy homes in New Haven
+  old gates resist new technology
+  Minority Weekend joins Future Freshman Days
+  the Beinecke’s new photographs;
+  Elm City mayor reelected
+  attacking asthma and diabetes
+  high-tech fatherhood


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