Renewing Penn Dental’s Main Clinic
$10 million Schattner gift will renovate main dental clinic.
Church Sex Scandals From Medieval to Modern Times
Centuries of scandal: sex abuse and the Church.
First Generation Students Unite
Bringing together first-generation college students at Penn.
A Big Carrot for Social Entrepreneurship
President’s Innovation Prize to award $100,000.
Streaking to a Surprise Championship
Football shares Ivy League crown; cross country competes nationally.
The Shapes of Things to Come
Haresh Lalvani Gr’81 believes there’s a universal code for architecture and sculpture—a “morphological genome” that determines the shape of built structures, similar to the way that DNA shapes living things. And he’s well into the process of decoding it.
Our Labs, Our Health?
In Risky Medicine, History and Sociology of Science Professor Robert Aronowitz argues that today’s fixation on diagnosing and managing risk factors rather than treating diseases leads to anxiety and stress, over-diagnosis of conditions and overuse of drugs, and radical treatments that are unnecessary or harmful.
Walking on a Wire
One hundred years after a Penn professor was famously fired for his political views, a campus symposium on academic freedom wrestled with a familiar question: Are universities still homes of free speech and inquiry?
Our annual photo essay. Plus: Alumni Award of Merit winners and citations.