More than a half century after he nearly dropped out of Penn, Noam Chomsky towers over the field of linguistics and the politics of dissent. What would have happened if he hadn't met Zellig Harris?

Sprawl and the City

In a new book, Penn-affiliated experts provide a crash course on what went wrong with America's cities—and offer some ideas on how to fix them.


July|Aug 2001: Classroom discussion, rejected invitation, cutting remark, letters on letters.