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Jul | Aug 2021
Volume 119, No. 6


Century Club

As the University celebrates 100 years of women’s sports, a handful of prominent former student-athletes recall their athletic triumphs and hurdles—and the paths they both followed and paved.By Dave Zeitlin

The Raven and Rico Worl

When the United States Postal Service tapped him to design a “Forever” stamp, Rico Worl C’09 took another step in his metamorphosis from cultural anthropologist to commercial artist. By Trey Popp

Choice and Change

We know what we should do when it comes to leading healthier and happier lives. But too often we default to easier, more pleasurable wants. Behavioral scientist and Wharton professor Katy Milkman is determined to help us change for the better—and for good. By JoAnn Greco


From the Editor | Star athletes, Native artist, expert “nudger.”
Letters | Guaranteed income pro and con, and more.


Notes From the Undergrad | Women helping women in STEM.
Elsewhere | “one magnolia holds my childhood”
Expert Opinion | A fix for veterans disability claims’ broken system.


Commencement | A socially distanced—but in-person!—celebration.
Moral Education | G. Richard Shell’s The Conscience Code.
Honors | Winners announced for President’s prizes.
Student Life | Glee Club and Penn Sirens join forces.
Planning | Students, faculty, and staff must be fully vaccinated for fall.
Technology | Joseph Turow on what your voice tells marketers.
Leadership | Provost on leave of absence for health issues.
Robotics | Penn Engineering’s X-RHex is ready for its close-up.
Penn Museum | Apologies issued over treatment of human remains.
Sports | Mentoring program; new AD Alanna Shanahan C’96 GEd’99 GrEd’15; By the Numbers.


Museums | MASS MoCA maestro Joseph Thompson WG’87.
Visual Art | Faculty in PMA new galleries debut New Grit: Art & Philly Now.
Briefly Noted


Eugene “Gene” Mopsik W’70 has a new career as a “Loxsmith.”
Paul Stewart C’76 spent 28 years on the ice as hockey player and ref.
Nikki Silver C’89 is a movie producer in search of “new perspectives.”

Alumni Weekend online again.

Old Penn | From the Organized Classes to ACLC.

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