Penn Museum’s transformation revealed
The main level reopens after a historic renovation featuring the relocated sphinx and completely reimagined Africa and Mexico/Central America galleries.
W. P. Carey Foundation makes historic $125 million gift to name Penn’s law school
Leader in legal education is named University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School in recognition of transformative commitment—the largest ever to a law school.
Penn President celebrates new voting machines by exercising her civic duty
Amy Gutmann cast her ballot at Vance Hall two hours shy of polls closing in this off-year election, with new voting machines on site and across the entire city.
Robots to the rescue
Penn researchers created a fleet of robots to navigate unknown underground environments as part of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency’s Subterranean Challenge.
Leadership named for Paideia Program at Penn
Michael X. Delli Carpini has been named the inaugural faculty director and Leah Seppanen Anderson the inaugural executive director of the University of Pennsylvania’s new Stavros Niarchos Foundation Paideia Program for Penn undergraduates.
Basser Center takes aim at BRCA
Twenty-five years after the discovery of genetic mutations that dramatically increase cancer risk, the Penn Medicine’s Basser Center for BRCA is building scientific knowledge alongside public awareness about BRCA-related cancers.
Providing a ‘LIFT’ to first-generation med students
All new students face challenges in the transition to college, but for first-generation, low-income (FGLI) students, it’s a whole new world. Providing a community for these students helps counter feelings of isolation and the “impostor” syndrome that FGLI students may experience.
Leading the way in the field of energy policy
During two decades at Penn, Mark Alan Hughes has made the University a leader in the field of energy policy—and he’s showing no signs of slowing down.
A Q&A with Penn Medicine’s Jason Freedman for National Coming Out Day
The assistant professor of clinical pediatrics discusses being out at Penn and shares some of his own experiences as a gay man.
Penn submits amicus brief to Supreme Court in support of DACA
The brief, which is signed by the University and 18 other schools, was filed in support of the respondents in the 2017 case brought by Regents of the University of California against the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.