Restored Robbins House celebrates collaborative M&T spirit
The 50 or so students in the Jerome Fisher Program in Management and Technology didn’t just need a workspace, they needed a home. And with the newly renovated Robbins House, they got one.
The Morris Arboretum was partly funded by beer, says brewery historian
A brewery historian will speak at the Arboretum on April 19 about the Morris family’s status as Philadelphia’s second—and arguably most significant—brewing clan.
Poli sci prof studies why women run (or don’t run) for office
Through a detailed survey of female political aspirants enrolled in a campaign training program, a Penn political science professor examines the motivating factors behind why women do—or don't—decide to run for office.
How the Morris Arboretum is working to extend cherry blossom season
The director of horticulture at Morris Arboretum on the beauty, unpredictability, and future for cherry tree season.
How psychology explains the itch for spring cleaning
Wharton Professor Katherine Milkman teases out the “fresh start effect” of temporal landmarks like the first day of spring, New Year’s Day, and other meaningful calendar dates.
Determined undergraduates and life-changing scholarships feted at annual celebration
Two Penn seniors spoke about overcoming challenges and Undergraduate Named Scholarships during an April 3 celebration in New York.
Filmmaker John Waters talks art, the meaning of ‘filthy,’ and humor as ‘terrorism’
In a discussion with John Waters that previews his world tour performance-talk on campus on April 24th, the legendary comedic and camp filmmaker discusses his take on humor, culture, art and aging.
Wolf Humanities story slam taps into thriving ASL storytelling culture
The Wolf Humanities Center’s latest “Afterlives”-themed event recognizes a shared thread of humanity among us all: We all tell stories.
10 takeaways from Penn’s 2017 sustainability report
The grades are in on how the University is stacking up against its Climate Action Plan goals. Here, find some of the highlights.