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March 1994
Volume 57, Number 5

Feature stories:

Behind the Art Gallery Scenes

Teaching museums like the Yale Art Gallery have to serve the public as well as the scholar, and the process of deciding how to please both constituencies involves issues of context and durability as often as it does “blockbuster” quality.


Beating Crime from the Bottom Up

While politicians debate strategies for waging “war” on crime, Yale child psychologists are hitting the streets with New Haven police officers in attempts to head off trouble before it starts.


Steady as He Goes

A physicist known for his work on the building blocks of the atomic nucleus takes the helm of the Graduate School, pledging to increase the university’s attention to the sciences.





Light & Verity
+ a surge in applications to the College
+ the Justice Department backs off on sharing financial aid information
+ scoping a student center
+ dinosaur dentistry
+ Payne Whitney gets a tuneful touch-up
+ refocusing the Institute for Social and Policy Studies
+ Barrie moves down the block

In Print

From the Archives


College Comment


News from Alumni House

Old Yale


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