University Communications Staff

Greg Johnson

Managing Editor


The Philadelphia Eagles called Penn’s Franklin Field home for 13 seasons from 1958-70, after moving from the former Connie Mack Stadium at 24th and Lehigh. Their first win at Franklin Field was a 27-24 defeat of the New York Giants on Oct. 5, 1958. In the second quarter, Hall of Fame quarterback Norm Van Brocklin connected with Hall of Fame wide receiver Tommy McDonald for a 91-yard score.
It’s noisy out there—with alarms rousing and TVs blaring, cars honking and SEPTA trains roaring, dogs barking and jackhammers destroying, motorcycles gunning and airplanes soaring, sirens sounding and strangers shouting, it can all be astounding. Give your ears a break. Too much noise is bad for your health. The ears do not sleep. Like watchmen (or watchwomen), they are on high alert, 24/7, eavesdropping on surroundings, searching for any sound signaling danger. One of their tormentors is noise, which can panic the body like stress.
In their November letter to the Models of Excellence Committee nominating their manager, Silvana Burgese, for the Model Supervisor Award, members of the Faculty Support S
In the mid-1970s, Arthur E. Humphrey, dean of the School of Engineering and Applied Science (SEAS), posed a very basic question to the SEAS Board of Overseers: What should be the future of a modest-size engineering school on an Ivy League liberal arts campus?
Once upon a time, Katie Huber was skeptical of group exercise classes. Before signing up for a BODYPUMP class in her early 20s, she says she wasn’t quite convinced that the classes would give her the strenuous, endorphin-filled workout she favored.
America touts its business bona fides by trumpeting companies like Apple, Microsoft, GE, IBM, and Google, which are among the most admired, successful, and innovative corporations in the world. Although they have grown into large, multinational conglomerates, each was born right here in the United States.
Faculty and staff at Penn live complex lives that involve multifaceted personal responsibilities and complicated professional demands. In recognition of these complexities, the Division of Human Resources (HR) provides Flexible Work Options (FWO) guidelines for designing successful flexible work arrangements. These can help employees better manage their competing work and life commitments while positively impacting organizational goals.
The night sky is beset with innumerable stars, equally dazzling and dim, intermittent asteroids, comets, and meteors, planets gaseous and telluric, and our inconstant moon that changes monthly in her circled orb. An array of these distant objects can be viewed with the naked eye, their supernatural beauty often evoking sublimed awe.
Hair loss can affect both genders, but is more prominent in men, most commonly in the form of androgenetic alopecia, or male-pattern baldness, a condition for which there is no cure.
“KAT” FOR SHORT: Katharine Cristaudo, a second-year MSW student in the School of Social Policy & Practice (SP2) is the president of Social Work Advocates for Immigrant Rights (SWAIR), a student-run organization at SP2 that off