Faculty

Two from Penn named to new class of AAAS Fellows

Noted for their contributions to dental and biological sciences, respectively, Hyun (Michel) Koo of the School of Dental Medicine and Joshua Plotkin of the School of Arts and Sciences are part of the newest cohort of fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

Katherine Unger Baillie

What Penn is thankful for

As families gather this year to give thanks for acts of kindness, fruitful opportunities, and the people who fill their lives with joy, so too does the Penn family.

Brandon Baker



In the News


Philadelphia Inquirer

Vaping Study Earns $175,000 Prize for Chadds Ford Teen

Teen Research and Education in Environmental Science (TREES) scholar Natalia Orlovsky worked with mentor Jeffrey Field of the Perelman School of Medicine to research the effects of vaping on human lung cells.

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The Verge

Crypto.com Is Not for Sale

After purchasing the domain name crypto.com in 1993, Matt Blaze of the School of Engineering and Applied Science has had to repeatedly fend off attempts by cryptocurrency enthusiasts to purchase the website for upwards of seven figures. Blaze has refused to sell, warning against the use of cryptocurrency as “investment vehicles.”

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