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FROM THE ARCHIVES

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 concerts—and even classes—without stepping outside their residences.
"The Dorm Transformed"

Two experts on Penn's architecture talk about the evolution of its West Philadelphia campus—the delights, the dinosaurs and the duds.
"Treasures & Travesties"


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The Almanac,
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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.

 

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Dinosaurs Lost and Found

The Biopond is Back

Speech!

Alumni Weekend 2001

Sprawl and the City





From the Editor

Explorers.

Letters
Classroom discussion, rejected invitation, cutting remark, letters on letters.

Notes From the Undergrad
Feeling the animals’ pain.

Alumni Voices
Education of a surgeon.

Gazetteer
John McCain … and lots of rain Bob Alig C’84 WG’87 named head of alumni relations “You open a hole in the wall and see the other room” Students sail the high seas (well, the Delaware) Tom Wolfe on how to spot a Silicon Valley billionaire Candide best of all possible choices for Penn Reading Project Martin CEO appointment made permanent

Off the Shelf
The Seduction of Place. Why we love the cities we do.
Misgivings. A poet’s memoir of family life.

Sports
Women’s tennis takes first-ever Ivy crown. Plus: Scoreboard

Calendar
Events of interest—on campus and around the world.

Alumni Profiles
A more in-depth look at some of Penn's outstanding alumni.

Alumni Notes
Comings, goings, appointments, promotions, accolades
and other personal news

Obituaries

Classifieds

Pennsylmania
Double Acrostic.

 

Cover illustration by Noah Woods

Vol.99, No. 6

Cover: Illustration by Anastasia Vasilakis.
Copyright 2001 The Pennsylvania Gazette
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