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Bridges to the Gulf
Three years after Hurricane Katrina, recovery is far from complete. Hundreds of students and faculty from schools across Penn are volunteering in New Orleans and the Gulf Coast in what may be the largest university-based relief effort from outside the immediate region. By Samuel Hughes

Lincoln’s American Dream
In 1858, tumbling financial markets prompt a religious revival, the government launches a “diversionary crusade,” and a new leader finds his voice. An excerpt from Throes of Democracy by History Professor Walter A. McDougall. Plus: An interview with the author

What Women Wanted
Celebrating 20 years of “a new paradigm” for Penn. By Susan Frith. Plus: A report from the Trustees Council of Penn Women Spring Conference

Alumni Weekend 2008
Photos of the festivities by Addison Geary

Volume 106, No.6
Cover: Backyard pool of a home being renovated, Pearlington, Mississippi. Photo by David Rae Morris

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