Kelly Writers House, 3805 Locust Walk
Six women were the original operators of Penn’s pathbreaking ENIAC, the world’s first computer. On ENIAC Day, you can see a documentary featuring some of their stories that were originally obscured from history.
Portions of the cemetery, dating to the 19th century, may still lie beneath land owned by Penn. University officials are working with the community to decide what’s next.
Penn President Amy Gutmann joined 26 other national leaders to consider why the age of Facebook and “fake news” has pushed faith in government and the media to historic low, and how to mend the rift.
President Amy Gutmann helped honor the five winners of the Martin Luther King Jr. Community Involvement Awards, given as part of the Commemorative Symposium on Social Change.
Kristen R. Ghodsee has been intrigued by the former Eastern bloc since she was in high school. Now, her research is reaching a new audience in a provocative book.
Elizabeth Sherwood-Randall, a Global Order Distinguished Visiting Fellow at Perry World House and a former deputy secretary at the U.S. Department of Energy, encouraged scientists to tell policymakers what they know about climate change, to help shape regulations and policy decisions.