PIK Professor Adrian Raine is regarded as the world’s leading biological criminologist. He didn’t get there by playing it safe. Plus: “Where to Draw the Lines?” an excerpt from Raine’s new book, The Anatomy of Violence.
With a new director at the helm and a slate of ambitious exhibitions on tap for 2013-14, Penn’s ICA is poised to celebrate its own past while still focusing on bringing what’s new in the art world to campus.
Alumni have been working at the icon of computer animation since long before Toy Story, and a steady stream of Digital Media Design graduates are continuing to help create new hits like the Academy Award-winning Brave and this summer’s Monsters University.
As director of the Penn Program for Mindfulness, Michael Baime M’81 has helped hundreds of healthcare professionals acquire the skills to improve their interactions with patients, increase their job satisfaction, and reduce stress in their personal lives.
Josh Tauberer Gr’11 believed the government should just give him the data he needed to create GovTrack, his website to help people follow the progress of Congressional legislation. When the powers-that-be said No, he went out and got it anyway.
Lots of aid projects in the developing world provide materials—from latrines to laptops—but little in the way of involvement or input for the people they are supposed to benefit. In Nicaragua a group of Penn alumni, faculty, and students are trying a different approach.