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Newly acquired papers reveal the contentious relationship between Penn's first provost and Founder Benjamin Franklin.
Dueling Quills: The Provost Smith Papers

Information technology makes teaching and learning possible round the clock. But can an Ivy League education be delivered over the 'net? "The Virtual Classroom"

"Information architect" Richard Saul Wurman has made a life's quest--and a very comfortable living--out of forgetting everything he ever knew about lots of things the rest of us take for granted."The Commissioner of Curiosity"

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F E A T U R E S
Cover Illustration by Jay Corbett Rewriting the Final Chapter
Who decides when life is no longer worth living -- and how?

Rewriting the Final Chapter
Who decides when life is no longer worth living -- and how?

2002: A Cyberspace Odyssey
A first-of-its-kind electronic course/discussion group for some three dozen members of the incoming freshman class covered everything from Econ 001 to early Allen Ginsberg.

Wildwood at Heart
Who needs Victorian gingerbread when you have a Lollipop? Embracing "Doowop" architecture.

The Scent of Art
One started by collecting postcards, the other used his bar mitzvah money to buy a painting. Today, Leonard and Ronald Lauder chair two of New York's major museums.

Spreading the Word
Two centers at Penn are creating high-tech tools and hard-nosed research to develop effective adult literacy programs in the U.S. and around the world.

 

D E P A R T M E N T S
From the Editor
What's the Frequency?

Letters
Reunions, remembering teachers, letters on letters ... and more.

Notes From the Undergrad
A transfer's tale.

From College Hall
Newton's laws at Franklin's Univeresity.

Alumni Voices
Three generations of shared history.

Gazetteer
New partnership on schools ... Hospital bond rating downgraded ... Penn's changing campus ... Bones in the basement at Franklin's London residence ... Engineering dean resigns for Lehigh presidency ... Can couples stay together while living apart? ... A show of Spanish Civil War posters ... Shakespeare-napping at Bennett Hall ... Crossing disciplines at DuBois Center.

Sports
Football, women's soccer show promise for fall.

Off the Shelf
Many voices, one subject. About Love

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

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

Obituaries

Classifieds

Pennsylmania
Double Acrostic by Don Z. Block, Gr'77


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