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A Life Worth Living
Thanks to advanced technology and the family, friends, colleagues, and caretakers who make up his “crew,” Penn neuroscientist and alumnus Scott Mackler continues to function professionally and personally a decade after being diagnosed with the lethal neurodegenerative disease ALS. By Kathryn Levy Feldman

The Future of Our Past
Penn’s Architectural Conservation Laboratory takes a rigorous approach to historic preservation.
By David Perrelli

Sunrise in Philadelphia
On a crisp September day, the delegates to the Constitutional Convention gathered to sign the document they’d hammered out over the long, hot summer of 1787, flaws and all. An excerpt from Plain, Honest Men by History Professor Richard Beeman. Plus: An interview with the author

Alumni Weekend 2009
Photo essay by Addison Geary

Crossing the Street
It’s just a short walk from Penn’s campus to the Philadelphia Veterans Affairs Medical Center, but for the hundreds of medical students and residents who train there the experience can be transformative. By Randy Mintz-Presant
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Last modified 6/26/09

Volume 107, No.6
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Chris Sharp


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