Current Issue

Fall/Winter 2018

In this issue of OMNIA, our cover story, “Widening the Lens On Language Study,” sees faculty examining language to unravel mysteries of culture, cognition, and communication. In “The Healing Word,” an anthropologist embeds herself in communities stricken by violence to chronicle the humanity revealed during the aftermath. Also featured in this issue: “The Stories We Tell,” in which undergraduates dig into archival records to reframe Penn’s historical ties to slavery; “Launching Liberal Arts Careers,” which sees Professional Women’s Alliance connects female students with accomplished alumnae; and “From Cityscape to Lab Space,” wherein researchers across Penn Arts and Sciences are learning from and in Philadelphia.

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