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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.
"Moderns in the Quad"

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Reports from four alumni on what it's like now in Russia, Iran, China, and Guatemala.

Carole Solomon's Sacred Mission
In Israel with the first woman to chair the United Jewish Appeal. By Barbara Sofer.

Don't Worry, This Won't Be on the Exam

Short, non-credit courses called preceptorials allow students to explore foreign intellectual worlds -- and get acquainted with faculty outside the classroom. By Susan Lonkevich.

The China Syndromes
A wide-ranging interview with Penn's resident China expert, political-science professor -- and alumnus -- Avery Goldstein. By Samuel Hughes.

D E P A R T M E N T S

From the Editor

Fellow Travelers.

Letters
Stouffer loyalists unite, shallow "waves," and more.

Notes From the Undergrad
What students will go through for two years in England.

Alumni Voices
"Show no pity in Salt Lake City!"

From College Hall
Introducing Penn's new provost.

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Celebrating Philadelphia writers ... Penn Book Center relocates ... Ian Lustick on Israel as a "non-Arab" state ... 1 family + 2 careers = 2 much to do? ... Diagnostic drug may provide clue to Parkinson's cure ... Design for new Wharton building unveiled ... Sexual abuse of boys more prevalent than thought ... Help from Pew for planned elementary school.

Off the Shelf
What's in a Web? Avatars of the Word: From Papyrus to Cyberspace.

Sports
Catching baseball's fleeting season.

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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