Bringing Penn’s Treasures Back Home
Display highlights Penn treasures—and collector who found them.
Where’s That Other Eakins Clinic Again?
Whatever happened to Penn’s Eakins masterpiece?
New Campus Dawning
Penn’s recently approved master plan envisions playing fields and green space where there are now parking lots; the transformation of Walnut Street’s “dead zone” into a mixed-use mecca; new housing, research, and athletic facilities—plus river views and a seamless connection between University City and Center City.
Sheldon Hackney’s “Spring-From-Hell”
Penn’s former president recalls the “water buffalo incident” and its role in his stormy confirmation as chair of the NEH.
Alumni talk about the struggles to establish resources for African Americans, women, and sexual minorities on campus.
Winning, Losing, Learning
Two views of Quaker football, from the bottom and the top of the Ivy League.
Back to the Future
Throughout the 21st century, Penn continues to make waves and reinvent itself—in surprising ways, as a bicentennial timeline from a 2102 Gazette shows.
Building Penn’s Brand
How the architecture of the campus—and the coverage it received in the Gazette—has reflected the University's changing image of itself.
From the ICA’s geodesic dome to Furness's Alumni Hall to the skyscraper on Locust Walk, Penn has had some fascinating unbuilt visions.
Timeline | In the decades leading up to the new millennium, the University finds itself embroiled in the culture wars, celebrates its 250th anniversary, elects its first woman president, and rises in the rankings.
An Affair to Remember
The dismissal of Economics Professor Scott Neering taught the University a valuable lesson—the hard way.
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