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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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on a Show
what musical-theater legend Hal Prince C48 Hon71 is doing this month
in Philadelphiaand what hes been doing like no one else for the past
half-century. By Samuel Hughes
author got a lot out of studying the history and sociology of science
at Penn, including a piece of advice that has informed her work as an
award-winning memoirist. By Beth Kephart C82
Professor of Astronomy David Koerner is a leader in research on the
existence of planets and the possibility of life outside our solar system.
believes in getting the most out of life here, too. By Susan Lonkevich
Evans Joseph C77 helped design Washingtons Holocaust Museum and was
the architect for the new Womens Museum in Dallas. Next up is a jazz
museum in Harlem. By Virginia Fairweather
From the Editor
bilingual education, feeling left out, Perelman Quad complaint.
Notes From the Undergrad
of a Washington intern.
wins chemistry Nobel
With P2B, Penn launches high-tech incubator
and rock at Perelman Quad
Kafkaesque Convocation for the Class
Penn #6 in U.S. News; Wharton #1 in Business
Flood of discoveries in Black Sea
Lawsuit filed in Gelsinger death [Settlement
announced November 3]
Wistar polio-vaccine not cause of AIDS
When patients rights and religious restrictions collide
Settlement in Medicare fraud case
$18 million grant toward
new Vet School building
Treatment interruptions may boost immune
Off the Shelf
reward: jail time. Rats in the Grain.
Penn and the prize. Prize Stories 2000: The OHenry Awards.
it three for mens basketball?
intereston campus and around the world.
A more in-depth
look at some of Penn's outstanding alumni.
goings, appointments, promotions, accolades
and other personal news
Vol.99, No. 2
Cover: Illustration by Chris Sharp.
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