100 years of insulin
On July 27, 1921, Canadian doctors Frederick Banting and Charles Best successfully isolated the hormone insulin, one of the most important breakthroughs in treating diabetes. Experts from around the University share their thoughts on the medical triumph on the 100th anniversary.
Justice Sandra Day O’Connor: 40th anniversary of a historic first
July 7 marked 40 years since O’Connor was nominated to the Supreme Court. Scholar Marci A. Hamilton shares her thoughts on O’Connor’s legacy
Collaborative report examines polling problems in the 2020 election
The Program on Opinion Research and Election Studies took a leading role in the newly released report on polling. The program’s faculty director, John Lapinski, shares his takeaways.
Global Policy Forum focuses on ‘People, Planet, and Prosperity’
Penn’s Think Tanks and Civil Societies Program, headed by Jim McGann, co-hosted the event that shared insights and proposals on the priorities of the G20 ahead of the group’s fall meeting
Belarus plane ‘hijacking,’ journalist’s arrest brings international condemnation
Penn Today spoke to former U.S. Ambassador to Russia Alexander Vershbow, currently the Wolk Distinguished Visiting Fellow at Perry World House, to get some background, his take on the ordeal, and what should happen next.