Economic stress trickles down to incoming freshman

It seems that not even incoming freshman are immune from economic gloom. According to a recent major survey, our newest college students are entering higher learning with historically low levels of optimism about the job market and historically high levels of stress.

Hope for the thinning crowd

Back in 1992, when Dr. George Cotsarelis landed a research fellowship looking at cancer amidst scalp stem cells, he didn’t expect to stumble on a treatment for male pattern baldness.

Mr. Penn conquers Vegas

Whether he’s in the lab or in the gym, Balduzzi describes his ideal as a life that balances mind and body. “You can use your mind consciously, all day—every day—to change your body,” he says. “And it’s a very empowering process.”

Another Take on WikiLeakage

In the wake of the recent flood of US Government documents to WikiLeaks, David Jones C'63 G'64, a retired senior foreign-service officer in the US State Department, offered to write an essay on the matter for the Gazette.

Old Penn and After

Every so often, for one reason or another, I have occasion to look through old issues of the Gazette and its predecessor, Old Penn. I’m always fascinated, for reasons both contradictory and complementary.