For first-generation college students, going ‘off script’ is key
At the “I Have a Dream” Foundation gala in New York City, Penn President Amy Gutmann encouraged “dreamers” to not feel limited in their potential to succeed.
Immersive trip exposes students to the complex narratives of Israel
15 undergraduates took part in the inaugural Encompass fellowship, a project run by Penn Hillel, with a tour around Israel examining cultural and political sites with a focus on gaining a deeper understanding of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
Dermatologists offer tips on how to prevent and detect skin cancer
As Skin Cancer Awareness Month comes to a close, Penn experts offer tips to spot skin cancer early, how to keep it away for good, and much more.
Bioengineer takes big step forward in radical approach to treating neurodegeneration
Research by D. Kacy Cullen, an associate professor of neurosurgery in the Perelman School of Medicine, could aid patients with neurodegenerative disorders like Parkinson’s disease.
A chemotherapy companion to save thousands of lives
A trio of Penn students created the startup Sanguis, producing an inexpensive, portable blood cell counting device.
Arts and Sciences faculty dish knowledge, one minute at a time
With only a minute to spare, Kimberly Bowes is going for the “wow factor.”
Why media should rethink the way it covers science
A Q and A with Kathleen Hall Jamieson, and Annenberg School for Communication professor, on the challenges and dynamics of science reporting.