The Cult of DMD
The view from inside Penn’s digital-media-design major: “We are an annoying, fidgety, break-things-and-fix-it cult—who make horrible noises.” Others might say that the program attracts some of Penn’s brightest, most dedicated, and most creative students. BY SAMUEL HUGHES

Nurturing Enterprise

Want to grow a business? Entrants in the annual Wharton Business Plan Competition can get top-flight gardening advice—and maybe pick up some seed money as well. BY JON HURDLE

The Most Amazing Cell

It won’t mean, as one silly headline had it, “Eggs Over Easy,” but the discovery by the vet school’s Dr. Hans Schöler that male mouse stem-cells could develop into oocytes—eggs—opens the door to understanding what he calls “the one cell that I think is the most amazing of all.” BY JOAN P. CAPUZZI GIRESI






Volume 102, No.1
Cover: Illustration by Gary Taxali
2003 The Pennsylvania Gazette
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