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October 1997
Volume 61, Number 1

Feature stories:

Made It!

October 1997

After five years of vigorous fundraising, the University’s most recent capital campaign ended on June 30 on schedule and substantially ahead of its unprecedented goal of $1.5 billion. The achievement was all the more notable in light of some major public-relations setbacks along the way that threatened to slow the flow of contributions.


A New Opening to China

Although China is the world’s oldest major culture, it remains perplexing to many in the West. Next month, Yale University Press unveils the first volume in a massive publishing venture that is intended to expand our understanding of the Chinese—and their understanding of us.


Can Jack Siedlecki “Get It Done”?

When Carm Cozza retired last season as the football coach with the most wins in the Ivy League, the tributes muted the fact that recent seasons have not been kind to Yale teams. Cozza’s successor, Jack Siedlecki, comes to New Haven from Amherst, where he turned a program around in a relative jiffy. He is not bashful about his ambition to do the same for the Elis.







Light & Verity
+ graduate students’ “grade strike” complaint dismissed by judge
+ that new dorm for renovation overflow
+ the Class of 2001 breaks records for selectivity and “yield”
+ a gay-studies gift rebuffed
+ academic road-racing goes solar
+ re-sensitizing bacteria
+ a new center for AIDS research
+ added backing for Pol Pot’s pursuers

From the Archives

College Comment

In Print

News from Alumni House

Freshman Address

Old Yale


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