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Two legendary poets formed a friendship at Penn that would change the course of American Poetry.
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Silk Across the Sands
A one-of-a-kind exhibit at the Arthur Ross Gallery displays four millennia of
treasures from Uzbekistan, home of a stretch of the fabled Silk Road. By Samuel Hughes


The World According to Gieg
Dr. Robert F. Giegengack­"Gieg," to nearly everyone­is a "nurturer par excellence"
and "a total pain in the ass." By John Prendergast


Admission Denied
The anti-Japanese hysteria that followed the attack on Pearl Harbor spread
all the way to Pennıs campus. By Greg Robinson

Rebirth on the River
Penn alumni are leading a $26 million project to restore the Fairmount Water Works–
in its day, a technological marvel and a major tourist attraction. By Susan Lonkevich

Homecoming 1999
Pictures from the last Homecoming of the … well, you know.




From the Editor
On the Road.

Letters
Evans’ unfinished work, a wrong rhymed, more on architecture.

Notes From the Undergrad
Seeing a need and meeting it, one stall at a time.

From College Hall
Restoring the Health System’s finances.

Alumni Voices
A final choice.

Gazetteer
UPHS cuts workforce by 20 percent to reverse losses ... FIRE’s fight for the right ...
First findings in gene-therapy death
... Derrick Bell asks: who benefits from black success? ...
Leslie Nielsen on actors and lawyers ... Study to assess minorities’ academic performance ...
Glandt named SEAS dean ... $11 million for Baker Forum and financial aid... Hamilton Village architects’ designs.

Off the Shelf
Public art. A Clearing in the Distance: Frederick Law Olmsted and America in the Nineteenth Century.

Sports
Women’s basketball ranked first in Ivies.

Award of Merit Recipients

Alumni Profiles
A more in-depth look at some of Penn's outstanding alumni.

The Alumni
Comings, goings, appointments, promotions, accolades, and other personal news

Obituaries

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Cover illustration by Michael Hill
Vol.98, No.3
Cover: Detail from "The Ambassadors" fresco (reproduction of original in the Afrasiab Museum), Samarkand.
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