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The House that Writers Built
Kelly Writers House celebrates 10 years as an experimental learning community and literary “sandbox.” By Susan Frith

The Reverse Engineer
Forget nature versus nurture. From cooperation to social stigma, morality to mating, evolutionary adaptation is the key to understanding human behavior, says Penn psychologist Robert Kurzban. By Julia M. Klein

“Heaven is a Mixed Neighborhood”
In an excerpt from his new book, Metropolitan Philadelphia, Steven Conn Gr’94 describes “the closest thing I have known to a peaceable kingdom.” Plus: An interview with the author

Alumni Weekend 2006
Our annual photo essay. By Addison Geary

Something About Barbaro
After the Kentucky Derby winner’s shocking injury in the second leg of the Triple Crown, his owners—alumni Roy and Gretchen Jackson—turned to Penn’s New Bolton Center to save their beloved horse’s life. By Kathryn Levy Feldman | 52

Volume 104, No.6
Cover illustration by Brian Biggs

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