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Jan|Feb 2015
Volume 113, No. 3


FEATURES

Rewriting the Final Sentence

Deborah Denno GrW’82 L’89 is one of the country’s leading scholars in the highly charged realm of the death penalty. By Andrew Faught

Cue the Middlemen

Whether you’re in the market for exotic pickles or looking to invest in the next up-and-coming urban neighborhood, these alumni-owned online businesses have you covered. By JoAnn Greco

Homecoming 2014

Our annual photo essay. Plus: Alumni Award of Merit winners and citations

The Man Who Knew Talent

That would be Alan Livingston W’40, who invented Bozo the Clown, saved Frank Sinatra’s singing career, and (maybe) launched the Beatles in America. By Dennis Drabelle


DEPARTMENTS

From the Editor

From College Hall

Letters

 

First Person: Essays

NOTES FROM THE UNDERGRAD Still with the Force

ALUMNI VOICES Me time, pro and con

ELSEWHERE Dancing on the edge in Beirut

EXPERT OPINION Resuscitation doesn’t equal restoration

 

Gazetteer: News & Sports

Silfen Forum: Isaacson on The Innovators

Charity that works

DiIulio’s recipe for good government: Bring Back the Bureaucrats

Penn Museum program will let seventh-graders “unpack the past”

Jewish- and Islamic-studies scholars convene at Katz Center

Megan McArdle C’94 on how you can win for losing

Weingarten Learning Resource Center turns 10, celebrates with cupcakes

Coming attraction: first film to be submitted as Penn dissertation

Disappointing season, but Bagnoli goes out a winner

Scoreboard

 

Arts

ARTPervasive Clay at the Charles Addams Gallery

EXCERPT How Warren Gefter M’74 inspired his daughter to write about nothing

BRIEFLY NOTED

ARTS CALENDAR

 

Alumni: Profiles

Tom Heller C’95 executive-produced the Oscar-buzzy Foxcatcher

James Knowles GFA’69 makes room for art at the Roger Smith Hotel

Three generations of Hornicks—at Penn, in business, and back in the USA

Anthony Hamilton Russell WG’90 and Curtis Bashaw WG’90 know how to live

: Events

: Notes

: Obituaries

 

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