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From the banks of the Schuylkill River out to 40th Street, a mix of
renovation projects is reshaping the University's academic, residential
and commercial spaces.
"Work in Progress"
From the Quad to the high-rises, Penn undergraduates
who live on campus have the opportunity to mingle with professors, get
help on math homework, attend concertsand even classeswithout
stepping outside their residences.
"The Dorm Transformed"
Two experts on Penn's architecture talk about the evolution
of its West Philadelphia campusthe delights, the dinosaurs and
"Treasures & Travesties"
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Kosovo. Kashmir. Rwanda. At last falls Merriam Symposium, experts gathered
on Penns campus to examine the causesand some possible curesfor ethnopolitical
conflict. By Samuel Hughes
Where Science Leads
their quest to understand and defeat some of the worlds deadliest diseases,
researchers at the Wistar Institute follow the search for knowledge
wherever it takes them. By Joan P. Capuzzi Giresi
exhibit: Recent additions to the Graduate School of Fine Arts faculty
come them dagoes like you so much? Growing up black in South
Philadelphias Little Italy. By Gerald Early
From the Editor
criticism, Caine pro and con, ill-advised illustration, letters on letters.
Notes From the Undergrad
not for sale
kids out of risky behavior
and Marshall scholarship winners
center helps students compete for fellowships
seeks to ban IHGTs Wilson from conducting drug trials
fishing weir discovered in Amazon basin
George Weiss gives $20 million for scholarships and other needs
the Palestra to its prime
Dean Gary Hack on chairing the city planning commission
to head White House office for faith-based programs
stimulation relieves Parkinsons symptoms
Off the Shelf
win-streaks in mens and womens basketball.
intereston campus and around the world.
A more in-depth
look at some of Penn's outstanding alumni.
goings, appointments, promotions, accolades
and other personal news
Vol.99, No. 4
Cover: Illustration by David Hollenbach.
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