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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?[...]
Impressionist prints at Arthur Ross Gallery anniversary show.[...]
At 25, Netter Center focuses on the future.[...]
How one family’s journey through the realm of rare disease led them to the newest frontier of precision genetic medicine.[...]
Our annual photo gallery. Plus: Alumni Award of Merit winners and citations. [...]
Thomas S. Kirkbride M1832 wrote the book—literally—on the housing and treatment of the mentally ill in the 19th century.[...]
Jeremy Rifkin W’67 launched his career as an activist by protesting the Vietnam War. Now he’s making perhaps his biggest impact yet advocating for a “third industrial revolution” to save the world from stagnating productivity and the ravages of climate change.[...]
EPIC Conference: Pound, Williams, H. D., Moore.[...]
How should a free press behave? And how shouldn’t it?[...]
Bob Schoenberg has been leading Penn’s LGBT Center since before there even was one, really. As he retires after 35 years of caring counsel and fierce advocacy, the campus home he built is being renamed in his honor.[...]
The Eero Saarinen-designed landmark has reopened after a 15-month, $80 million renovation, with its distinctive mid-century style lovingly restored and a host of new amenities for students.[...]
In film scholar Noah Isenberg C’89’s engaging investigation of “Hollywood’s Most Beloved Movie,” the lives of the émigré actors who made up most of the cast share the spotlight with the famous love triangle and wartime call to arms. Their stories also echo forward to our own era’s debates over the treatment of refugees and immigration policy.[...]