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What causes a woman's own hand to try to strangle her? How can a grown man recognize a carrot but not be able to name it? Such mysteries of the brain and mind are being probed by Martha Farah and Todd Feinberg, pioneers in the brave new world of neuropsychology
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Two legendary poets formed a friendship at Penn that would change the course of American Poetry.
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Martin Seligman's Journey From Learned Helplessness to Learned Happiness
What made the renowned psychologist and self-confessed "nimbus cloud around my house" resolve to stop being such a grouch? By Rob Hirtz.

Homecoming 1998
Views of the field, the stands, and other points of interest.

Taking On the Tobacco Giants
Protecting kids from cigarettes is a job for ... Bill Novelli. By Susan Lonkevich.

Before & After
Penn's collection of outdoor bronze sculptures is being restored to its former glory. By Carolyn Guss.

Making Waves
Scenes from a conference marking the first quarter century of Penn's women's studies program. By the Gazette Editors.

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From the Editor

Revolutions.

Letters
Stones thrown at Glass article, bullish before Siegel, onions for the flu.

Notes From the Undergrad
Good fence wanted in history department?

Alumni Voices
A daughter's memory.

Gazetteer
Keeping fath with the cities ... Barchi is new provost ... Dormitory overhaul planned ... New views of campus ... Negative ads not all bad ... Penn and CHOP to get part of Civic Center site ... Managing managed care ... A fool for a patient?

Off the Shelf
Sunken treasures. Imagining Atlantis and The Search for the Giant Squid.

Sports
Alone atop the Ivies; scoreboard.

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

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

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Pennsylmania
Double acrostic by Don Block, Gr'77.

 


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