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Tiny Illustrations Make a Big Impression
Many of John Segal's watercolor paintings would fit in the palm of your hand, but what they lack in size they make up
in fanciful detail, from the beady eyes of a lobster to the gleam on a Comice pear.
The day Kitsie Schelter turned 56, she did something more exerting than blowing out birthday candles. She began a 3,400-mile bike trip across the country, raising $10,000; the proceeds went to Planned Parenthood -- Southeastern Pennsylvania. Continued...
It's only fitting Wendy Neuss would boldly go where she had never gone before: after nearly 10 years helping crews from Star Trek explore the galaxies, she's left one of the most enduring franchises in show business to strike out on her own in Hollywood.
Question: This Wharton alumna lost -- big time -- on the quiz show Jeopardy and still wants her classmates to know about it.
Dr. William R. Ferris
The newest chair of the National Endowment for the Humanities has at least two things in common with his predecessor, Dr. Sheldon Hackney, Hon'93, former president of the University: a Penn connection and scholarship in the American South. Continued...
Alexandra Martinez Tornek
While conducting infancy research in Miami, Alexandra Martinez Tornek, C'90, kept hearing mothers talk about how their babies loved to watch television.
"Who the hell wants to think about banging a nail in when they're banging a nail in?" asks Ed Feldman, C'82.
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