Proof of Concept
Four years after Amy Gutmann set out to reinvigorate the interdisciplinary ethos at Penn, a new kind of professorship is on the ascendant. By Trey Popp

Lady Marilyn’s Wing
In much of her own work, the poet Marilyn Nelson G’70 channels African-American history. As the founder of Soul Mountain Retreat, an artists’ colony in rural Connecticut, she is nurturing the next generation of writers. By Meredith Broussard

Living the Lesson
Taking his first live snap in the NFL, a rookie field-goal kicker—who also happens to be a 43-year-old sportswriter—learns about pressure. An excerpt from A Few Seconds of Panic by Stefan Fatsis C’85. Plus: An interview with the author

Volume 107, No.1
Cover: Illustration by Terry Tidwell,
Dynamic Studios

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