| February 2003
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Honored by CASE
Pennsylvania Gazette has received awards
from the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE)
in three categories for 2002.
Two articles written by Gazette senior editor Samuel
Hughes were included among the Best Articles of the Year, judged
by CASE and the Chronicle of Higher Education. They are: "An
Affair to Remember," which recounts the controversy and long-lasting
impact of the firing of a Socialist-leaning Wharton School professor
named Scott Nearing C'06 G'09 in 1915, won a Gold Medal. "Speech!"
on linguist Noam Chomsky C'48 G'51 Gr'55 Hon'84 won a Silver Medal.
articles and three others ("Dinosaurs
Lost and Found," by John Prendergast C'80; and "The
Moral Classroom" and "The
Particle Sleuths," by Susan Frith) earned the Gazette a Silver
Medal for Periodical Staff Writing.
the Gazette won a Gold Medal for Visual Design in Print for the
illustration accompanying the story, "Man
E A T U R E S
Cutting Through the Smoke
Lerman and her colleagues at the Transdisciplinary Tobacco Use
Research Center are hot on the trail of biological, psychological,
and social means to counter tobaccos addictive power. By
program offered through the College of General Studies allows
retireesPenn alumni and othersto audit courses in
the School of Arts and Sciences. By Kathryn Levy Feldman
to See Lancaster Avenue
day, a physician interrupted his grim commute to campus from Philadelphias
western suburbs and discovered a new world. Photos by John Hansen-Flaschen.
Text by Samuel Hughes
century after University Museum archaeologists uncovered thousands
of tablets bearing the earliest known form of writing and 25
years after efforts began to compile a dictionary of the language,
the Penn Sumerian Dictionary Project is going online. By Susan
photos and more from Homecomings 50th anniversary.
From the Undergrad
key to growing up.
terror with knowledge.
guard at Armageddon.
teach-in and students march against war on Iraq
charged in assault on Princeton debater
rules for grad-student
in the media gather in New York for first
Hassenfeld and Fishers give $11.5 million for Quad
$140 million Huntsman Hall opens
nurses means more patient deaths
Fellows: Bernstein, Anderson, and Sontag
morefor Hamilton House
and Citizens Bank launch
$28 million neighborhood initiative
a new Web site
of Silence. Memories and murder.
champs in football. Plus:
Events of intereston campus and around the world.
Awards of Merit and Citations
Potoks Gift to Penn:
Pushing the frontiers of thought
By D. S. Neil Van Leeuwen C00
home with the Writers House Al Filreis.
Cover: Illustration by Anastasia Vasilakis.
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