Putting on a Show

More than half a century after Hal Prince left Penn to become Broadway's brightest off-stage star, he is still passionately committed to getting new musicals on stage.

Coming Home

Adrift in the great sea of university life, the author found an academic anchor—and much more—studying the history and sociology of science.

The Big Picture

David Koerner, a Penn astronomer and accomplished pianist, probes the universe for clues about how prevalent planetary systems, and life itself, may be.

“Tweaked, Not Trendy”

That's how architect Wendy Evans Joseph describes her work—which has ranged from a dramatic pedestrian bridge across a busy street a the edge of New York's East River to the conversion of a one-time opera house/cattle auction yard in Dallas into a Women's Museum.


Nov|Dec 2000: Questioning bilingual education, feeling left out, Perelman Quad complaint.