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Small Technology, Big Promise
With the help of an $11.4 million grant from the National Science Foundation, Penn’s new Nano/Bio Interface Center is asking the “fundamental questions” about nanotechnology. | By Samuel K. Moore

Taking the Trouble to See
Share Our Strength founder and executive director Bill Shore knows that world hunger can be ended. | By Lewis I. Rice

A Remarkable Record
More than 50 years after it was written and nearly a century since the events described, Penn Law Professor and Dean Edwin Keedy’s account of the murder trial of two Inuit men in Canada’s far north remains a vivid and timely piece of scholarship. | By Dennis Drabelle

What’s Next?
“This is a book about land, and about how land, like us, changes over time.” An excerpt from Ghosts in the Garden | By Beth Kephart

Volume 103, No.5
Cover Illustration by David Goldin

©2005 The Pennsylvania Gazette
Last modified 5/3/05

From the Editor

From College Hall

Letters

FIRST PERSON : Essays
Notes from the Undergrad:
Worst trip, best trip
Alumni Voices: Admissions anxiety
Elsewhere:
Dream job: Ox herder
Expert Opinion: “The style is in the words”

GAZETTEER : News & Sports
Ancient Afterlives in China and Egypt
How Egypt’s other 80 percent lived
Penn Integrates Knowledge receives $10 million gift
U.N.’s Annan picked as Commencement speaker
New research on rankings
In search of civil-rights history
Technique promises “bottomless repository” of stem cells
Tracking AIDS in Africa
Riepe House-warming
Playwriting fellowship premieres
Reality TV revealed at Media Summit 2005
McIntosh sentenced in sexual assault
Basketball: Tim Begley’s team
Baseball: Bob Seddon’s farewell
Scoreboard

ALL THINGS ORNAMENTAL : The Arts
Design “Groundswell”: Beauty in Brownfields
Books
A Change of Heart. Framingham study’s legacy
Film
Ice Princess-screenwriter Hadley Davis
Photography
Becky Young retrospective
Symposium
Greil Marcus on “Resistance”
Briefly Noted
Arts Calendar

ALUMNI : Profiles
Indonesian expert (and deportee) Sidney Jones
Robot researcher Ralph Etienne-Cummings
Walking man Roy Thomas
lilaguides creators Oli Mittermaier and Elysa Marco
New Republic managing editor Jeremy Kahn

ALUMNI : Events : Notes : Obituaries

 
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