Man, The Drinker
Biomolecular archaeologist and Penn Museum researcher Patrick McGovern Gr’80 has found some of the oldest alcoholic beverages known to history, and he wants you to take a glug. They might just be responsible for civilization as we know it. (Not to mention your next hangover.)
Steeped in Tea
Professor of Chinese Language and Literature Victor Mair spent years immersing himself in tea lore. His new book gives a fresh infusion of history to a venerable subject.
How to Succeed in Business by Really, Really Trying
She’s played an amateur porn actress and a president’s wife, produces movies with her (fellow alum) husband, and is now poised to direct her own first film. Elizabeth Banks C’96 is working almost as hard as she did at Penn.
Food for Thought (and More)
From College Hall: Serving up a new era of environmental responsibility.
In which three friends take a bike trip for which failure is an option.
Crouching Tiger, Blow-Dried Snow Leopard
If you’ve always wondered what stuffed animals are all about, there’s no better place to be a fly on the wall than the World Taxidermy Championships.
Everyone’s worried about the “militarization of foreign policy.” But a program aimed at “civilianizing the military” might be just as important in the long run.
Homecoming Features Arts & Culture, a Football Win, Penn Park Groundbreaking— and a New Trustee Chair
David L. Cohen L’81 takes reins as trustee chair
Multiculturalism is a Moving Target: The Greenfield Intercultural Center Turns 25
Milestone mashup: GIC celebrates 25 years
M&T Marks a Three-Decade Wharton-Engineering “Marriage”
Milestone mashup: M&T celebrates 30 years