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Volume 112, No. 2

FEATURES

The Anatomist of Crime

PIK Professor Adrian Raine is regarded as the world’s leading biological criminologist. He didn’t get there by playing it safe. By Samuel Hughes. Plus: “Where to Draw the Lines?” an excerpt from Raine’s new book, The Anatomy of Violence

Philo Phorever

As it enters its third century, America’s oldest continuously existing college literary society still has a role to fill on campus, in keeping with its unofficial motto: “Raise hell with your brain.” By Caren Lissner

A Big Step for Small Science

Getting to know the Singh Center for Nanotechnology. By Trey Popp

50 Years of Now

Penn’s Institute of Contemporary Art has been uncovering break-out artists and important trends for half a century. With a new director at the helm and a slate of ambitious exhibitions on tap for 2013-14, the museum is poised to celebrate its own past while still focusing on bringing what’s new in the art world to campus. By Molly Petrilla


DEPARTMENTS

From the Editor

Letters

First Person: Essays

Notes from the Undergrad  Home is where?
Alumni Voices Sweet memory
Elsewhere Missing Monsieur Mulot
Expert Opinion Border crossing

 

Gazetteer: News & Sports

Debating Detroit: More like Liverpool or Seattle?
Freshman Convocation: Only Engage
Heard on Campus: Syria’s new old normal
Death of President Emeritus Sheldon Hackney Hon’93
$20 million for new center to counter misinformation on tobacco
Take 1,300 plywood stakes, cardboard, white gaffer’s tape …
No lightweights here: Sprint football’s annual alumni game
Men’s basketball: “My expectations are high,” says Coach Allen
Scoreboard

Arts

MUSIC Flutist Mimi Stillman G’03 Gr’12 crosses cultures
BOOKS Latest crop of clubs from Kelly Writers House
BOOKS Elizabeth Greenspan CGS’99 Gr’06’s Battle for Ground Zero
EXHIBITION Burrison Gallery features work by 17 alumni artists
BRIEFLY NOTED
ARTS CALENDAR

Alumni: Profiles

Design alumni are helping restore ancient pueblos in New Mexico
Michael Bulboff G’07 GrW’12 repairs, sells, and champions the accordion
“Travel horror stories” led Wharton grads to create VerbalizeIt
Father and son wine-growers Charles WG’70 and Kareem W’96 Massoud

: Events
: Notes
: Obituaries

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