Martin Seligman’s Journey From Learned Helplessness to Learned Happiness
The renowned Penn professor of psychology has refocused the field toward the encouragement of mental health, launched an investigation into the causes and prevention of ethnopolitical warfare—and vowed to stop being such a grouch.
Taking On the Tobacco Giants
Bill Novelli has peddled soap, advertised pet food, and even promoted a presidential election campaign. He's now involved in the toughest marketing job of his career—keeping kids away from cigarettes.
Before & After
A five-year conservation program is restoring Penn's extensive—and long-neglected—collection of bronze outdoor sculptures to their former glory "to be seen, enjoyed, and inspire anew."
A conference marking the 25th anniversary of Penn's women's studies program brought together faculty, students, and leaders in the field to surf the past 3.5 waves of feminism and debate the turbulent currents ahead.