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May 2001
Volume 64, Number 7

Feature stories:

A Closer Look at Alcohol

Students may or may not be drinking more today, but what used to be considered a rite of passage is now called “binge drinking,” Will this shift in societal attitudes have an impact on student alcohol use?


A Man with Plans

For 34 years, Alexander Garvin has been showing students how planning can change American cities. Now he’s at work on an audacious project to bring the Olympics to New York City.


New Haven: Biotech City?

The demise of the gun factories in the 1970s left New Haven’s local economy in tatters. But a shift in Yale’s attitude towards the commercialization of research discoveries has resulted in a bevy of upstart biotechnology companies—and hope for the future.




Light & Verity
+  making an AIDS drug more affordable
+  American art returns to the Gallery
+  the Web without wires
+  Senator Clinton to speak at Class Day

New dean for Divinity; plus-size model; lone bowlers; a psychologist for Morse.

In Print
The Bible as Baedeker; CEOs talk modern strategy; a western woman explores Iran.

British watercolors, “Our Town,” Commencement.

College Comment
Cell phones and Big Macs: Americans study abroad.

An undergraduate “weather junkie” finds his calling.

From the Archives

Inside the Blue Book
Learning the ins and outs of e-commerce.

News from Alumni House

Old Yale
Beatrix Farrand: landscaper to Yale.


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