Letters

This just in

This just in

One of the dubious pleasures of editing a magazine is taking an issue that is ready to go to print and remaking it because news has broken. The pleasure is doubtful because once an article, a headline or a layout is complete in the eyes of the person who created it, there is an almost irresistible force that seems to say, “Don’t change a thing.”

But change was the modus operandi at the School of...

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A new world view

A new world view

This issue’s cover stories from Russia mark a new chapter in Yale Medicine’s efforts to report on the activities of Yale doctors around the globe. For several years now, the magazine has provided glimpses of medicine and life abroad through the eyes of traveling medical students, residents, professors and alumni in its “Letter from …” series. This time, we report directly from the former Soviet Union on two major...

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Above and beyond the call at Commencement

Above and beyond the call at Commencement

On behalf of my family and myself, I want to express my gratitude to the entire staff who organized, reorganized and...

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As we went to press, the kudos were flying

Each spring the National Academy of Sciences elects new members, bestowing one of the highest honors a U.S. scientist...

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Second opinion

Second opinion

A "second opinion" from cartoonist Sidney Harris.

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