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Wharton professor Richard Shell’s unorthodox new book on success draws on his own wandering path to an academic career and celebrates the power of uncertainty. [...]
Josh Tauberer Gr’11 believed the government should just give him the data he needed to create GovTrack, his website to help people follow the progress of Congressional legislation. When the powers-that-be said No, he went out and got it anyway. [...]
Once hailed as a “landmark” achievement, alumnus and Penn English professor Robert Spiller’s Literary History of the United States now feels not just dated but fundamentally misguided. What happened?[...]
Greg Dunn Gr’11’s paintings show the brain’s beauty.[...]
Harry Mendell EE’76 GEE’76 invented digital sampling.[...]
Father and son, and Mask and Wig. The Gypsy in My Soul.[...]
Isabel Lizardi C’05 “plays” with paint and light at Bare Conductive.[...]
Matt Simon C’02 supports his Ping-Pong career by being a doctor.[...]
Page Talbott G’76 Gr’80 is remodeling Franklin, and his museum.[...]
Farah Jimenez C’90 serves the homeless at the People’s Emergency Center.[...]
Sept|Oct 2013[...]
Sept|Oct 2013[...]
Sept|Oct 2013[...]
By Bernice Gordon FA’35[...]
Paralyzed from the neck down by a gunshot wound in 2011, Kevin Neary C’04 can’t help imagining that someday a medical miracle might allow him to walk again. [...]
The dangers and rewards of giving more than you get. An excerpt from Give and Take by Wharton professor Adam Grant. Plus: Interview with the author.[...]
Can an unpredictably centrist talk-show host with a yen for “nothing” really have an impact on the national discourse?[...]
What happens when a playwright best known for a one-man show about a seriously overdue library book gets involved in creating a blockbuster musical about an iconic superhero? In one word: Kapow![...]
Hurrah! Hurrah! Songs of Penn. [...]
Julie Beren Platt C’79 is the new president of Penn Alumni.[...]