University staff, and friends of the magazine
gathered to celebrate The Pennsylvania Gazettes 100th year of
publication at the Inn at Penn on February 13. Gazette editors
and guest readers performed excerpts from the magazinefrom turn-of-the-century
praise for the new Franklin Field to a personal account of escape from
the World Trade Center on 9/11followed by a reception attended by about
Please see Gazette
Centennial Celebration to view photos of the reading and reception
and the text of the readings.
And if youre on campus for Alumni Weekend this year, please join us for
another readingfeaturing added Alumni Weekend contenton Friday, May
10 at 3:30 p.m. at Kelly Writers House, and get a special Gazette-cover
refrigerator magnet as a Centennial souvenir.
of Gazette issues at 10-year intervals during
our 100 years of publication, from the first eight-page issue, in November
1902, to October 1992.
E A T U R E S
longtime Penn faculty member looks at how his kind has been portrayed
in our pages over the past century. By Gerald Weales
Between the Wars: 1919-1940
Boom, bust, and the Universitys bicentennial.
Affair to Remember
In 1915, Penns trustees declined to
renew the teaching appointment of Scott Nearing C06 Gr09 and helped
create the modern tenure system. By Samuel Hughes
Chronicle of Campus Changes
Through One Absent Mind
From just after World War II until
the Vietnam era, Professor Quagmire was a fixture in the pages of
the Gazette. By Susan Frith Lonkevich
Boy Chemist at 75
Sure he won the Nobel Prize in 2000,
but Alan G. MacDiarmid cares more about the research hes doing
nowor may think of tomorrow. By Joan P. Capuzzi Giresi
Students learned much more than how
to paint a mural in a class taught last fall by artist/activist
Jane Golden. By Kathryn Levy Feldman
the Most of the Material Past
Peter Stallybrass is the guiding force
behind a weekly seminar that is extraordinarily wide-ranging, often
surprisingwhich is a good description of him, too. By Beth Kephart
"First" mistake, Centennial-sparked memories, and more
From the Undergrad
Ambrose, let's take a breather.
(up) the grade.
examines stem-cell ethics and science
may produce stem cells without using embryos
leave a mark at Arthur Ross Gallery
Nobels and counting on chemistrys wall of fame
faults report of higher death rates in 2000
million to medical school to study juvenile diabetes
rejects Wilson letter on gene-therapy trial
Order of the President. Dissecting
a tragedy of democracy.
5, small consolation?
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
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