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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 concerts and 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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The Stamp Seal Mystery
find at an archaeological site in Turkmenistan could overturn current
theories of the development of writingand vindicate a forgotten
archaeologist of the early 20th century. By Samuel Hughes
day at the new Penn-assisted public school in West Philadelphia: The
kids were happy. They left happy. The parents were happy. It was a
great experience. By John Prendergast
Last Album: Lives in Memory
cache of personal photographs uncovered at Auschwitz sheds a haunting
light on lives shattered by the Holocaust. By Ann Weiss
Stassen and the Ivy League
his subsequent career showed, Stassen was a man unembarrassed by tilting
at windmills. Though he probably didnt intend it that way, some
of his battles as Penns president helped create the Ivy League.
By Mark Bernstein
Living with terror.
Global gripe, no grudge against Chomsky
SECTION: September 11 & After
the fabric of Penns global community.
Eyewitness, Volunteer: Three New York alumni tell their stories..
From the Undergrad
organize against hate crimes.
Community Grieves and Unites After Terror
faculty, staff, and alumni draw together.
faculty on terrorism, Islam, and life after the attacks.
details sexual exploitation of North American children Graduate
students get a home on Locust Walk In latest
advance, new fuel cell runs on diesel Ground
broken for new Penn Hillel building in Hamilton Village West donates $10 million for Wharton School learning lab Medical
sociologist Dr. Afaf Meleis named nursing dean Up a notch
to #5 in U.S. News & World Report
Therapy We Trust. Self-fulfillment as the American religion.
look to repeat as Ivy champions in basketball. Plus: Scoreboard.
Events of intereston campus and around the world.
A more in-depth look at some of Penn's outstanding alumni.
Comings, goings, appointments, promotions, accolades
and other personal news
Vol.100, No. 1
Cover: Illustration by Hervé Blondon.
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