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Summer 1997
Volume 60, Number 8

Feature stories:

Commencement 1997

The sheets of rain that descended on Old Campus for Class Day were hardly enough to deter the likes of David McCullough ’55, who addressed the graduating class with a combination of grace and passion. The next day’s commencement ceremonies included the awarding of degrees to Jodie Foster ’84, among 3,007 others.


The Baccalaureate Address

The President of the University urged the graduating seniors to “achieve what you have imagined.”


To Be a Musician

For Inbal Megiddo ’98, playing the cello is far more than an extracurricular activity, and balancing the demands of a normal program of study with those of practice schedules and master classes means taking advantage of pretty much every available hour.


Milestone at a Crossroads

The Graduate School of Arts and Sciences threw itself a major party this spring to celebrate its 150th birthday. But amid the reveling, the most compelling subjects of conversation were the cloudy prospects for employment and the future role of the school itself.




Light & Verity
+  the Co-op finds a new home by the Green
+  architecture students adding to the city’s housing stock
+  probing a links between dinosaurs and birds
+  engineering is packing ’em in
+  Steven Spielberg recreates old New Haven
+  laurels for a Bass building
+  memorializing Paul Rand
+  a grant to “scrub” pollutants

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In Print

Spring Scoreboard

College Comment

News from Alumni House




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