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As Penn launches a series of initiatives to bolster its urban environment,
it has to contend with a lot of history -- including its own.
"The West Philadelphia Story"
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
"The Fragile Orchestra"
Two legendary poets formed a friendship at Penn that
would change the course of American Poetry.
"Moderns in the Quad"
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A Passion for Evidence
Sherman started his career getting "thrown out of some
of the finest police stations in New York City" investigating police
misconduct. Now he's
shaking up the Fels Center as its new director. By Samuel Hughes
From Barney to Bart Simpson,
Arthur to Zoom, Amy Jordan and her
colleagues at the Annenberg Public Policy Center monitor the best and
worst of children's television. By Leslie Whitaker
Looking In, Looking Out
Studying in Philadelphia
in the early 1960s helped architecture alumnus
Barton Myers forge his love for cities. Now his design for the New Jersey
Performing Arts Center is credited with revitalizing Newark. By Virginia Fairweather
From the Editor
Notes From the Undergrad
Revolution on 40th Street.
FDA suspends gene-therapy
Kelley ousted as health-system head
McHarg awarded Japan Prize for city planning
Net at Wharton
Harker chosen as new Wharton dean
The University's impact
on the region
$10 million for endowed professorships in SAS.
Off the Shelf
Across the U.S.A. with
photographer Mary Ellen Mark. American Odyssey
Women's squash and basketball
Events of intereston
campus and around the world.
A more in-depth look at
some of Penn's outstanding alumni.
Comings, goings, appointments,
promotions, accolades, and other personal news
Cover: Photo by David Fields.
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