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School Notes

November/December 2009

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The death of Annie Le

The campus mourns the loss of a well-loved graduate student who was killed in a highly secure lab building. After a university employee is charged with her murder, the Yale community struggles to make sense of the crime.

By Carole Bass

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Life at Yale During the Great Depression

By Gaddis Smith

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No middle ground

Yale University Press and the Danish cartoons

First Days at Yale

A Yale pioneer

The Freshman Address

President Levin recalls a pioneering computer scientist, and six first-year students tell us about staying grounded, making music, and pursuing “crazy hard” academics.

By Richard Levin

From the Editor

Yale's month of trauma

By Kathrin Lassila

Letters to the Editor

Our readers respond

Where They Are Now

The planet doctor

By Melinda Tuhus

Scene on Campus

Party platform

Q&A: Rick Levin

After a murder, reviewing security

An interview with Yale president Richard C. Levin ’74PhD

By Kathrin Lassila

Old Yale

Yale alumni in the Gold Rush

By Judith Schiff

Sporting Life

Sports shorts

Sporting Life

Keeping his cool

By Alexander Goldberger

In Memoriam

Recent alumni deaths

Last Look

Out of Africa