9/11 10Th Anniversary Issue

10/12/11 11:45pm

Penn Museum examines the preservation of 9/11's memory

Mark Schaming, the Director of Exhibitions at the New York State Museum, presented a lecture in the Penn Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology Wednesday evening titled, “Museums after 9/11: From the Sacred to the Historical.”
09/12/11 1:21am

Lawrence Sherman | Crime or war? Words have consequences

Cambridge University criminology professor Lawrence Sherman argues that if we had defined the 9/11 attacks as a crime, the world would be very different today.
09/11/11 11:19pm
The memorial was attended by students from all corners of the world who felt the reverberations of that Tuesday morning.
09/11/11 9:49pm

Lecture sheds light on past, future of World Trade Center

To commemorate the tragic events of Sept. 11, 2001, Art History professor David Brownlee presented his lecture “Making a Monument: The Fall and Rise of the World Trade Center” at the Penn Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology.
09/11/11 9:37pm
The Vet School hosted its second working dog conference last week, followed by a tribute in honor of the search and rescue dogs who served in the aftermath of 9/11.
09/11/11 9:21pm

Penn Museum explains tragedy through art

The Penn Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology hosted “Cato: A Tragedy,” a dramatic reading of scenes from Joseph Addison’s 18th-century play, as part of its commemoration of the 10th anniversary of Sept. 11, followed by a panel discussion.
09/11/11 8:54pm

Religious groups reflect on Sept. 11, 10 years later

Some religious groups hosted events commemorating 9/11, while others joined several student organizations in issuing a joint statement Sunday night in Houston Hall.
09/09/11 3:08pm

Alum rallies those with health problems from 9/11

One week after his graduation from Penn, Amit Friedlander was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s lymphoma — a diagnosis Friedlander thinks could be linked to the carcinogens he was exposed to five years earlier on the morning of Sept. 11, 2001.