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    Iphigenia at the Yale Bowl

    A hundred years ago, an experiment in acoustics led to high drama.

    May/Jun 2015
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    The invention of the Alumni Fund

    The oldest annual giving program in America was launched in 1890.

    Mar/Apr 2015
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    Yale’s World War I flying ace

    William Thaw ’15 was one of the founding members of the famed Lafayette Escadrille.

    Jan/Feb 2015 | Ico_comments 2 comments
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    A tale of two bulldogs

    Handsome Dan wasn’t Yale’s first bulldog mascot. But he earned his place as its most famous.

    Nov/Dec 2014
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    The first Yale Club

    150 years ago, Cincinnati Yalies decided to meet more often.

    Sep/Oct 2014
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    Dual-career couple

    Between the world wars, life partners Martha May Eliot and Ethel Collins Dunham taught at Yale’s medical school—and were pioneers in pediatrics.

    Jul/Aug 2014