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May/June 2007
Volume 70, Number 5

Feature stories:

May/June 2007 cover  

Yalies Who Rock

Not all Yale alumni are lawyers, investment bankers, and presidents. Some love their Stratocasters more than their BlackBerrys. Here are four who make music on the far fringes of the independent rock scene.



Revamping the MBA

For years, Yale’s School of Management has struggled to make its mark. Now the school is trying to leapfrog the competition by giving business education an overhaul.



Looking for Lady Jane

Lady Jane Grey was queen of England for nine days, and lost her head because of it. No portrait of her from life was known to exist—until this March, when a British historian claimed he’d found one at Yale. But the controversy is only beginning.



from the editor

Evolution and faith, heroism and humbug.

light & verity
+  hospital labor impasse continues
+  more ideas for naming the colleges
+  a Muslim woman joins the chaplain’s office
+  “special students” reconsidered

Yale professor (and alumna) wins a prize for poetry.

where they are now
A geologist’s quest to find out what’s under the sea.

scene on campus
Space Invaders writ large in Woolsey Hall.

old yale
The soaring tale of Yale and the Frisbee.

Around the world, the poor want globalization. What does the US want?

q&a: rick levin
Yale’s quest for a higher global profile.

Insurance hazards; how antidepressants work; an ancient observatory; the unstoppable cane toad.

arts & culture
The 99-year-old Eli behind the UN’s emblem; a sculpture full of nails; how to speak about faith.

sporting life
One skilled skater.


school notes
News about your Yale school.

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