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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"
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Lily Yehs Art of
with her work as a painter, Lily Yeh was searching for a luminous
a place where I could locate the sacred in the mundaneand
found it in blighted
North Philadelphia. By Phil Leggiere
West Philadelphia to Southern California, community-service projects
interested alumni a new way to give. By Susan Lonkevich
Wideman on Campus
star student and athlete at Penn in the 1960s, the writer John Edgar
was back this spring as a Kelly Writers House Visiting Fellow. He closed
out a two-day
stay on campus with an interview originally broadcast live over the
World Wide Web
and presented here in edited form.
Alumni Weekend 2000
in the rain.Photos by Addison Geary
From the Editor
Monty's fan club,
animal rights reconsidered, more on gene therapy.
Notes From the Undergrad
view from 2000.
view from 1985, reconsidered
Seamus Heaney on graduates in-between condition
will read Kafkas
groups gain space on Locust Walk
steps down as
nursing school dean
IHGT will no longer conduct human trials
on bioethics treatment
Glee Club director named
promises cleaner energy source
Angier on women and evolutionary
co-edit foreign policy book
to winning business plans.
Off the Shelf
price virtuality? The Age of Access.
basepaths lead to Rome? Plus: Scoreboard
Events of intereston
campus and around the world.
A more in-depth
look at some of Penn's outstanding alumni.
appointments, promotions, accolades, and other personal news
Vol.98, No. 6
Cover: Photo by Candace diCarlo.
Copyright 2000 The Pennsylvania
Last Modified 6/27/00