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Med school class offers warnings

Midway through planning to revamp its entire first-year curriculum for fall 2004, the School of Medicine implemented this year Molecules and Cells, a new interdisciplinary class modeled in the...


Profs seek action on curriculum

Anticipating the impending deadline to reform the School of Medicine's curriculum for the fall of 2004, some members of the school's Curriculum Committee are expressing frustration at the current...


Yale economist downplays effects of war

Although the primary concern for Americans in recent months has been the potential war with Iraq, Robert Shiller, Stanley Resor Professor of Economics at Yale University, said that the possibility...


In demand

Imagine you are a professor, and you come into your office one morning and see a message from a reporter requesting an interview.


State plan, DUHS ink agreement

After more than a month of tense memo exchanges, Duke University Health System agreed Thursday to rate reductions by the State Employees Health Plan, which had been threatening to end its contract...


In reversal, history adds grad class

After voting not to have an entering graduate class last semester due to insufficient funds, the history department has reversed its decision and will admit a class, albeit a smaller-than-usual one...