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A collection of photos from the parade and more.
Alumni Weekend 1997

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

The evolution of dining -- fine and otherwise -- at Penn. "Of Dirty Drugs and White Dogs"

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Cover PhotoThe Commissioner of Curiosity

Homecoming
Photos from the game, the parties, the band's anniversary, and more.

"But You Can't Call It Sport"
This year's score was Penn 20-Princeton 17, but more than a century ago the two teams' ancestors battled to a scoreless tie -- at the Academy of Music.
Danien's Daughters and The Gift
A pair of Penn-affiliated scholarship programs are giving two very different groups of nontraditional students a shot at higher education.

Steep Mountains and Strong Spirits
Our alumna in Vietnam.

D E P A R T M E N T S From the Editor
Extraordinary People

Letters
West Philly story a welcome step, early wedders speak out ... and more.

Notes From the Undergrad
Change in the new residential-living plan is mostly semantic. By Lee W. Bailey.

Gazetteer
Provost Chodorow steps down ... IAST building opens ... Trustees' Council of Penn Women celebrates its 10th anniversary ... Visions of independent Africa ... "Outsourcing" facilities management ... University police under investigation ... Chinese president speaks on campus ... A pair of advances in the war on cancer

Sports
Men's basketball returns with a seasoned squad. By Noel Hynd

Off the Shelf
Road map for relationships. The Secret Language of Relationships By Carolyn R. Guss

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. Bloch


Copyright 1997 The Pennsylvania Gazette, Last Modified 10/8/97