Volume 97, No. 3


Martin Seligman’s Journey From Learned Helplessness to Learned Happiness
The renowned Penn professor of psychology has refocused the field toward the encouragement of mental health, launched an investigation into the causes and prevention of ethnopolitical warfare—and vowed to stop being such a grouch.
By Rob Hirtz

Homecoming 1998

Taking On the Tobacco Giants
Bill Novelli has peddled soap, advertised pet food, and even promoted a presidential election campaign. He’s now involved in the toughest marketing job of his career—keeping kids away from cigarettes.
By Susan Lonkevich

Before & After
A five-year conservation program is restoring Penn’s extensive—and long-neglected—collection of bronze outdoor sculptures to their former glory “to be seen, enjoyed, and inspire anew.”
By Carolyn R. Guss

Making Waves
A conference marking the 25th anniversary of Penn’s women’s studies program brought together faculty, students, and leaders in the field to surf the past 3.5 waves of feminism and debate the turbulent currents ahead.
By the Gazette Editors


From the Editor

Stones thrown at Glass article, bullish before Siegel, onions for the flu.

Notes From the Undergrad
Good fence wanted in history department?

Alumni Voices
A daughter’s memory.

Keeping faith with the citiesBarchi is new provost Dormitory overhaul plannedNegative ads not all badPenn and CHOP to get part of Civic Center siteManaging managed careA fool for a patient?

Off the Shelf
Sunken treasures. Imagining Atlantis and The Search for the Giant Squid.

Alone atop the Ivies; scoreboard.

The Alumni
Comings, goings, appointments, promotions, accolades, and other personal news

Alumni Profiles
A more in-depth look at some of Penn’s outstanding alumni.
Dr. Barbara Freed,CW’63, Gr’78 |Land of Light and Art
Andrew Gold, C’94 |Internet Tour-Guide
Raqiba Sealy, C’94 | Happy Campers, Responsible Kids
Dr. Fredric Schiffer, C’67 |Better than Rose-Colored Glasses?
Ray Evans, W’36, and Jay Livingston, C’37 | Golden Oldies


Double acrostic by Don Block, Gr’77.

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