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1902, to October 1992.
Honored by CASE
Gazette has received awards from the Council for Advancement and Support
of Education (CASE) in three categories for 2002.
written by Gazette senior editor Samuel Hughes were included among the
Best Articles of the Year, judged by CASE and the Chronicle of Higher
Education. They are: "An Affair to Remember," which recounts the controversy and long-lasting impact of the firing of
a Socialist-leaning Wharton School professor named Scott Nearing C'06
G'09 in 1915, won a Gold Medal. "Speech!" on linguist Noam Chomsky C'48 G'51 Gr'55 Hon'84 won a Silver Medal.
and three others ("Dinosaurs Lost and
Found," by John Prendergast C'80; and "The
Moral Classroom" and "The Particle
Sleuths," by Susan Frith) earned the Gazette a Silver Medal for Periodical
the Gazette won a Gold Medal for Visual Design in Print for the illustration
accompanying the story, "Man of Letters."
E A T U R E S
Century in Sports
What happened on and off the playing fields,
as chronicled in our pages.
By David Porter.
War and Cold War
Our third Centennial timeline: 1941-1960.
Full Court Press
Just let the kids play, says the former Penn basketball
star, who would sweep away much of the current youth-sports
system. By Kathryn Levy Feldman.
Visit, Last Farewell
In her new memoir, Still Love in Strange Places, the
author writes of bridging the gap between the Philadelphia
suburbs and a coffee plantation in El Salvador. An excerpt
by Beth Kephart.
the Secrets of the Pyramids
Preserving Egypts most cherished monuments is only part
of what the graduate alumnus sees as his missionto use
archaeology and history to create love between countries.
By Kyle Cassidy.
Nearings influence, Selvins C, and more on the female Quaker
Plus: Faculty Favorites
From the Undergrad
to Billy Joel.
to alumni: Sample Penns intellectual feast.
in basketball? Ernie Beck.
group attempting to unionize Executive
VP John Fry named Franklin & Marshall president Student
Life: Goof or great idea? Senior
leads effort to buy the Montreal Expos David
Farber on whats next for the Internet Preventing
scarring may help in healing spinal-cord injuries Peter
and Geri Skirkanich give $10 million toward new bioengineering
Craig Venter recaps the race to map the human genome $100
million for Penn Medicine from Philadelphia Health Care Trust Childers
and other history faculty on plagiarism in the field Goodwin
on leadership (not plagiarism) Remains
found at construction site to be reburied
Roots. The games as portable as a belief.
run secures Ivy basketball title
and puts Dunphy in the record books. Plus: Scoreboard.
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.100, No. 5
Cover: Illustration by Anastasia Vasilakis.
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