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There’s a rich music in the poetry of Gregory Djanikian C’71, along with hard-won wisdom, a generous spirit, and a “clarity that does not negate complication.” [...]
Vikram Dewan WG’78 is leading the transformation of the venerable Philadelphia Zoo. [...]
With the new exhibition, Native American Voices: The People—Here and Now, the Penn Museum and a team of Native American advisors and collaborators aim to “transform your understanding of Native America today.”[...]
Medical alumnus William A. Newell practiced the healing arts throughout his life—when he wasn’t founding the Life-Saving Service, representing New Jersey’s Second District in Congress, and serving as governor of New Jersey and Washington Territory. [...]
Penn Admissions Dean Eric Furda C’87 would love it if your child or grandchild comes to Penn, but he doesn’t want them—or you—to start the college-search process with that goal in mind. [...]
SLIDESHOW | Picnic in the (Penn) Park, and more. [...]
Window, May|June 2014[...]
And singing. And dancing. And joking. And cross-dressing. A century and a quarter after its first production in 1889, Mask & Wig—the “oldest all-male collegiate musical comedy troupe in the United States”—remains the one there’s only room for. [...]
As president and CEO of the private foundation that owns, operates, and finances the National September 11 Memorial & Museum, Joe Daniels L’98 has weathered political battles, emotional conflicts, economic challenges, construction headaches, and more to honor those who died that day. [...]
A pair of prominent Penn alumni recently served on two presidential panels that probed some very sensitive national issues. Now they discuss the process, and their findings. [...]
After a century of astonishing advances, essential medicines still remain beyond the reach of an estimated one-third of the world’s population. Penn Dental’s Henry Daniell could be on the cusp of changing that. [...]
Here are the stories of Penn alumni trying to carry out the increasingly embattled mission of public education in Philadelphia. [...]
English professor Rita Barnard’s new collection of essays on Nelson Mandela examines the man behind the mythology. In an interview and an excerpt, she discusses Mandela, South Africa, and the challenges of a scholarly approach to a legend.[...]
In 1967, 400 African Americans followed a metal worker named Ben Carter from the South Side of Chicago to Israel. Anthropologist and PIK Professor John L. Jackson has spent the last decade documenting that group.[...]
His library—preserved on Van Pelt’s sixth floor—is one of the great campus spaces, but there’s a lot more than that to know about historian and civic reformer Henry Charles Lea.[...]
Michael Chazan C’85 has been blazing a trail back in time from Biblical to Lower Paleolithic archaeology. [...]
Once upon a time, Dan Fields C’88 was this close to bringing his acclaimed production of a “lost” Arthur Miller play to Broadway. Now he creates live entertainment for Disney theme parks, resorts, and cruise ships. [...]
In politics and the firehouse, Matt Klapper C’05 has learned to take the heat. [...]
From cloaks to biosuits, three Penn alumni span several centuries with their thought-provoking debut novels. [...]
Photos from the festivities.[...]