With Pride Month in full swing, a look forward and back at Penn’s LGBT Center
For 35 years, the LGBT Center has been a trailblazer in academia and a resource for students, staff and their families, and helps the University navigate issues around health benefits, pronouns, and even restrooms.
Fine arts professor marries art and science on the Schuylkill River banks
Fine Arts lecturer Deirdre Murphy answered a call for artists for Penn's Ecotopian Toolkit project with a piece based on the migratory patterns of birds on the Schuylkill River, right in her backyard.
Gamers should expect a subdued E3 this year, says Wharton professor
Fewer new launches from big-league game publishers are expected at this year's Electronic Entertainment Expo, but the business of gaming will continue to grow and evolve online and with smaller games and upgrades.
How to avoid food poisoning from E. coli and salmonella
There are numerous ways for your food to be contaminated with bacteria, and also numerous ways to avoid getting sick. Understanding the science behind what lies inside or on your food is key to staying safe and enjoying your meals.
English professor explores poetic expressions of Japanese-American internment
Josephine Park, professor of English and interim director of the Asian American Studies Program, on the poetry that originated in Japanese-American internment camps, and poetry by incarcerated populations.
Inside the mind of David Hollenberg, the guiding hand behind Penn’s building projects
A Q&A with the visionary University Architect in the Division of Facilities and Real Estate Services behind such projects as the Pennovation Center and Robbins House.
Three-dozen summer reading recommendations from faculty and staff
Faculty and staff reveal their picks for fun and field study in this list of summer reading titles.
In new podcast series, the Alice Paul Center asks: ‘What’s left of queer theory?’
The Alice Paul Center for Research on Gender, Sexuality & Women’s new podcast series addresses the question of whether queer theory can still be considered outside of mainstream culture.
French lit professor discusses her new book, a stranger-than-fiction tale of finance and fashion
Joan DeJean’s book of French society in the 17th and 18th century is not unlike a modern soap opera, complete with high fashion, murder, bad investments, and family betrayal.
Solution Center targets Penn community’s common questions
As part of a significant change in how the Division of Human Resources operates, the Human Capital Management Transformation Initiative will soon introduce a new third-party workday management platform, titled Workday@Penn.