Faculty

Brendan O’Leary: Whatever you say, say everything

The political science professor’s career, from aiding in the negotiating of peace in Northern Ireland to advising the Prime Minister of Kurdistan, has been guided by a simple principle: Say exactly what you mean.

Penn Today Staff

An Alzheimer’s research pioneer, right here at Penn

Virginia Man-Yee Lee, a professor and researcher at the Perelman School of Medicine, is the 2020 recipient of a Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences, earning $3 million for her innovative, inspiring work that could one day cure various neurodegenerative diseases.

Lauren Hertzler

Three Penn faculty named 2019 AAAS Fellows

Three from Penn have been named to the American Association for the Advancement of Science’s newest class of Fellows: Carolyn Gibson of the School of Dental Medicine, Sampath Kannan of the School of Engineering and Applied Science, and Ellen Puré of the School of Veterinary Medicine.

Katherine Unger Baillie



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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