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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.[...]
Bow-tied, big-league sports-reporter Ken Rosenthal C’84.[...]
Sujatha Baliga L’99 is a leading expert on restorative justice.[...]
Peter Merriman C’78 serves regional cuisine in “the best place on earth.” [...]
July|Aug 2013[...]
July|Aug 2013[...]
July|Aug 2013[...]
Lots of aid projects in the developing world provide materials—from latrines to laptops—but little in the way of involvement or input for the people they are supposed to benefit. In Nicaragua a group of Penn alumni, faculty, and students are trying a different approach.[...]
Alumnus Michael Burke’s life reads like an adventure story— several of them, actually. [...]
How the Penn alumnus behind Humanistic Robotics, Inc. is saving the world one landmine at a time—and making money doing it.[...]
Showtime CEO Matt Blank has used boundary-pushing programming, cutting-edge marketing, and smart management to build his cable network into a national powerhouse. [...]
Amaranth Ehrenhalt FA’51 still ready to “Jump in and Move Around.” [...]
Keith Bank W’82 can improve your golf game (or at least your clubs).[...]
Suzie Brown G’09 sings—and practices medicine—from the heart.[...]
Jonathan Moyal W’10 and Nate Echeverria GCP’11 started Lucky Ant.[...]
Meredith Stiehm C’90 is leaving Homeland for The Bridge.[...]