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Mitchell reports: “You never finish becoming.” [...]
Cryptographic sorcery, entrepreneurial zeal, and utopian dreams have gripped a striking number of Penn students and alumni this year. Why are people so excited?[...]
A movie producer and Class of ’68 alumnus recalls the cinematic passions of his senior year—and offers some advice on rekindling the romance for today’s audiences.[...]
In the year of his centenary, a look back at the music and thought of American composer and Penn faculty member George Rochberg G’49, who first embraced 12-tone music and serialism and later rejected avant-garde styles as a form of “self-extinction.”[...]
Photos from the festivities. [...]
The Power of Penn: Advancing Knowledge for Good.[...]
High schoolers mediate human-sea lion coexistence.[...]
Here’s what may have afflicted US diplomats in Cuba.[...]
On the job with the University’s eloquently soft-spoken, relentlessly positive, powerfully empathetic, turtle-admiring, Penn basketball-obsessed chaplain.[...]
In an excerpt from his new autobiography, Penn psychology professor Martin Seligman tells the little-known story of the American Psychological Association’s annual meeting in 1904, held at Penn. Its reverberations were profound—for Penn psychology professor Edwin Twitmyer and for American psychology.[...]
The Penn women's basketball program celebrates championships, record-breaking senior class, and a Big 5 Hall of Fame induction.[...]
Doris LeStourgeon GEd’56 piloted a pioneering educational experiment.[...]
George Thomas Gr’75 on Frank Furness’s 19th-century modernism.[...]
Wage stagnation linked to dearth of employers.[...]
$27 million to develop “teams of robots” for US Army.[...]
Emily Wilson’s translation of Homer’s epic has become a surprise sensation, a once-in-a-generation transformation of how English readers encounter one of the most iconic characters in all of literature. Fellow classics professor (and Odyssey aficionado) Peter Struck has some questions for her.[...]
The four Gormans are all Penn alumni and all involved professionally in the mental-health field. In a new book, two of them—daughter Sara and father Jack—take a careful look at the psychological factors driving science denialism and how to counter them. Hint: more data isn’t the answer.[...]
In successfully defending the irascible Supreme Court Justice Samuel Chase—aka “Old Bacon Face”—against impeachment, Joseph Hopkinson C1786 G1789 helped set a high bar for removal from office and establish the principle of judicial independence.[...]
Can examining art help students become better doctors?[...]