November | December 2017
Volume 116, No. 2
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. By Dave Zeitlin
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. Photos by Greg Benson
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 iconic 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. By John Prendergast
Simon Patten, who led the Wharton School during the Progressive Era, was a pioneer of the economics of abundance, theorist of the second industrial revolution, and intellectual godfather of the New Deal. His descent into obscurity poses provocative questions about how the field has evolved. By Trey Popp
From the Editor | Schoenberg’s sendoff, Patten’s influence, Casablanca’s magic.
Letters | On algorithmic abdication, institutional name-calling, and more.
Notes from the Undergrad | Fool for love.
Alumni Voices | New game, same competitive spirit.
Elsewhere | The lure of lucha libre.
Expert Opinion | The Cassandra Coefficient.
Old Penn | Carriage House history.