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September 2015 Issue
Ashlin Oglesby-Neal, political science and criminology major, immerses herself in the culture of San Juan La Laguna.Blake Cole
During her summer as an intern for Ati't Ala', a non-governmental organization working for the sustainable development of the Lake Atitlán region of Guatemala, Ashlin Oglesby-Neal, C'16, G'16 was charged with helping to improve the tourism experience.
Ruby O’Lexy, biology graduate student, is studying how plants deal with agricultural stresses like heavy metal toxicity.Susan Ahlborn
What happens when a plant is under stress? Plenty, it turns out. Ruby O’Lexy, a doctoral student in biology at Penn Arts and Sciences, is examining the ways plant cells communicate, and her research may help feed the world someday.
Melissa Wilde, Associate Professor of Sociology, discusses the Philadelphia papal visit.Blake Cole
On September 26 Pope Francis will visit Philadelphia to host the World Meeting of Families, an intercultural celebration of family life that takes place every three years in a different international venue.
Guthrie Ramsey, Jr., Louise W. Kahn Term Professor of Music, discusses music biopic "Straight Outta Compton."Blake Cole
Music biopic Straight Outta Compton, the story of pioneering hip-hop group N.W.A’s genesis in Los Angeles, opened to critical acclaim this past August, nabbing the number one spot at the box office its first weekend. It has gone on to become the highest grossing music biopic of all time. We sat down with the Edmund J. and Louise W.
Rebecca Bushnell, School of Arts and Sciences Board of Overseers Professor of English, says video games can teach us a lot about what drives character development in theatrical plays.Blake Cole
In her lecture, What Video Games Have Taught Me About Shakespeare, Rebecca Bushnell, School of Arts and Sciences Board of Overseers Professor of English, says video games can teach us a lot about what drives character development in theatrical plays.
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