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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"
The Almanac, Penn's journal of record, opinion and news.
Penn Alumni , a
service for alumni, parents, and friends of the University of Pennsylvania.
The Athletic Department.
Where to go for sports events, results, tickets and more.
cant help students make moral choices with lists of virtues and off-the-shelf
character-education programs, say two Penn professors who recommend
a more nuanced approachincluding, sometimes, letting kids fight and
exclude others. By Susan Lonkevich
Maitins Sistine Chapel
it moved to its new campus home, the Christian Association took along
a mural created for its old building by the Philadelphia artist and
Penn alumnus. More Maitin works will grace the new CAs Chapel of Reconciliation.
By Jane Biberman
is your brain
on God. What brain-imaging reveals about the neurology
of religious feeling is the subject of a new book by medical-school
faculty member and alumnus Dr. Andrew Newberg. By Beth Kephart
Conflict over Jerusalem panel, answering Accurso, and more.
From the Undergrad
An integrated Health System.
back, the Zen way.
David Sedaris on the joys of housecleaning
A home for fine arts in Addams Hall
Jews & Modernity
at the Arthur
Election 2000, disputed (surprise)
of women at Penn
Rodin to head Philadelphia New Economy board
Cool $16 million for University Museum climate-control
for Penn-assisted public school
Dylan or the Beatles, but who is? Urban Spacemen and Wayfaring Strangers.
Extraordinary stories of ordinary lives. A Chapter
From Her Upbringing.
First Ivy title for
womens basketball; men fall short. Plus:
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
Vol.99, No. 5
Cover: Illustration by Brian Biggs.
Copyright 2001 The Pennsylvania
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