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From the banks of the Schuylkill River out to 40th Street, a mix of
renovation projects is reshaping the University's academic, residential
and commercial spaces.
"Work in Progress"
From the Quad to the high-rises, Penn undergraduates
who live on campus have the opportunity to mingle with professors, get
help on math homework, attend concertsand even classeswithout
stepping outside their residences.
"The Dorm Transformed"
Two experts on Penn's architecture talk about the evolution
of its West Philadelphia campusthe delights, the dinosaurs and
"Treasures & Travesties"
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Is Only a Test
Penns latest attempt to figure out what students need to know to attain
the high seas of science and cultivated human thought, some 200 freshmen
are trying out a new pilot curriculum in the College of Arts and Sciences.
By Susan Lonkevich
pianist and composer Uri Caine C81 has managed to build an enthusiastic
followingand infuriate purists in the worlds of classical music and
jazz alikewith his bold appropriations of European classical music.By
you need advice on your next career move or how to manage your money,
look no further than these members of the Class of 1986: Jean Sherman
Chatzky, Susan Abrams and Carolyn T. Geer. By Leslie Whitaker
score and more. Our annual photo essay.
From the Editor
gullible reporting, bad language
daughters search for her father.
From College Hall
has the capacity to lead the world.
Notes From the Undergrad
caffeinated key to campus life.
maps create powerful tool for data-gathering
vice provost for research
Former inmates file suit over tests
Pan Asian-American Community House opens in former
Egyptian artifacts return from travels
$2 million for
Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Center
Sundance partner bows
In fashion, from Marie Antoinette to Madonna
settled in Gelsinger case
New initiative on rental properties
Susan Lindee sheds light on Darkness in El Dorado.
class named to Athletic Hall of Fame
Nurses train on lifelikebut
A worldwide windfall of gift books
Off the Shelf
cerebral nature of being human.
Altered Egos: How the Brain Creates the Self.
Wife of the Man Who Got Hit on the Head by a Boat.
Where Is the Mango Princess?
at the top in football.
intereston campus and around the world.
A more in-depth
look at some of Penn's outstanding alumni.
Award of Merit Recipients
goings, appointments, promotions, accolades
and other personal news
Vol.99, No. 3
Cover: Illustration by Noah Woods.
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