Two alumni named to Yale
Corporation as successor trustees
Two alumni -- Holcombe T. Green Jr. and Barrington D. Parker Jr. -- have been named as Successor Trustees to the Yale Corporation, the University's governing board. Their appointments will be effective July 1.
Portrait of a Philanthropist
Paul Mellon, 1907-1999
Renowned philanthropist Paul Mellon, the alumnus whose contributions to the University include the creation of the Yale Center for British Art and the construction of two residential colleges, died on Feb. 1 at his home in Upperville, Virginia. He was 91 years old.
'China's Feathered Dinosaurs'
to alight at Peabody Museum
Dinosaurs of a feather from China and the Yale scientist who helped give wing to the theory that birds are the direct descendants of dinosaurs will be the subjects of special events being hosted this week by the Peabody Museum of Natural History.
Students to learn difficulties of
diplomacy at model Middle East
As diplomats know, bringing about peace between deeply divided factions can be a long and difficult process, fraught with many intricate and hard-to-surmount barriers. Nearly 200 undergraduates from universities throughout the country will learn this lesson first-hand -- while getting advice from real-world ambassadors who have served on the front lines of this struggle -- at the Yale Accord, a Model Middle East Peace Conference being held on campus Thursday-Sunday, Feb. 11-14.
O T H E RS T O R I E S
Former Texaco Foundation official appointed as new Director of Corporate Relations
Dr. Leffell named associate dean of clinical affairs and director of Yale Faculty Practice
Reflections on the Life of Paul Mellon
Former Clinton aide says cultural shifts contributed to making of scandal
Study of tumors in fruit flies and mice giving researchers new understanding of cancer suppression in humans
Symposium will examine ethical issues in science, medicine
'Rebellious Lawyering' conference to feature discussion by noted legal advocates
English department faculty will present staged readings of three Pinter plays
Yale affiliates to be honored at library gala
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