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    The missionary and the gorilla

    A nineteenth-century tale of disease, perseverance, scientific infighting, and a landmark of natural history.

    Sep/Oct 2008
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    It takes a master to make a masterpiece

    Reinhold Niebuhr's daughter responds

    Jul/Aug 2008
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    Who wrote the Serenity Prayer?

    The inspiring text—long attributed to an eminent theologian—may have deeper roots than we thought.

    Jul/Aug 2008
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    Postcards

    How do undergraduates spend their summer? Almost a quarter go overseas every year, but most remain stateside. We asked four undergrads—two who went abroad, two who stayed—to write about one memorable experince of last summer.

    Jul/Aug 2008
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    Old hat

    The evolution of your mortarboard

    Jul/Aug 2008
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    What they do on their summer vacations

    As Yale seeks to go global, administrators are urging every single undergrad to spend time abroad.

    Jul/Aug 2008