Brandon Baker covers subject areas across Penn including the Penn Language Center, The Sachs Arts Program, Annenberg Center, ICA, WXPN, Lauder Institute, and Morris Arboretum.
At the Annenberg Center, 50 years of experimentation
The Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts celebrates its 50th anniversary with a new season and a planned building expansion. Penn Today looks back at the Center’s history—and where it’s going under Penn Live Arts.
Exploring the depth of smell through art
With “RE_______,” a fall exhibition at the Institute of Contemporary Art, Sissel Tolaas, a Norwegian artist, chemist, and linguist, the galleries put smell front and center.
What’s in the semiconductor bill?
In a Q&A, Morris Cohen of the Wharton School explains the content of the CHIPS and Science Act, signed into law on Aug. 9.
For new DPS VP, it’s all about ‘actions, not words’
Following a national search, Kathleen Shields Anderson was named vice president of Penn’s Division of Public Safety.
What the genomes of ancient humans can teach us about modern health
Iain Mathieson, an assistant professor of genetics, is working with two PURM interns to analyze genome data from ancient humans.
With school out, construction crews work in earnest
Campus may have depopulated for the summer, but construction workers have moved in to begin or accelerate work on projects both big and small. Here, an overview of what’s in progress on Penn’s campus—and beyond.
Who, What, Why: Hannah De Oliveira’s study of Japanese American internment
Through a spring Center for Undergraduate Research and Fellowships grant, rising senior Hannah De Oliveira explored archives across the country to study viewpoints within Japanese American internment camps.
Can China stop climate change?
In a political science course and new book, Director of China Programs and Strategic Initiatives Scott Moore unfurls the layers of China’s approach to sustainability and technology.
The Lauder Institute’s Chad Payne on Web 3.0 in Africa
Chad Payne, a second-year student in the Lauder Institute’s Africa Program, talks about his winning speech for this year’s Penn Grad Talks and the potential of Web 3.0 in Africa.
Streamlining the health care supply chain
William Danon and Luka Yancopoulos, winners of the 2022 President’s Innovation Prize, will offer a software solution to make the health care supply chain more efficient.