Q&A

Demystifying feline behavior

Carlo Siracusa and James Serpell of the School of Veterinary Medicine contextualize recent findings in cat behavior science, debunk some cat-related myths, and explain why our kitties are not just “low-maintenance dogs.”

Katherine Unger Baillie

International film and the Oscars

Cinema & Media Studies Senior Lecturer Meta Mazaj describes Hollywood's traditional attitude toward international films and the chances of Korean film “Parasite” winning Best Picture at the Oscars.

Brandon Baker

A history of U.S.-Iran relations

John Ghazvinian, interim director of the Middle East Center and an expert on Iran/U.S. relations, talks about the countries’ historical relationship and what led to the current situation.

Kristen de Groot

What is The Penn Fund?

Emily Kernan, executive director of The Penn Fund, discusses the mission of The Penn Fund and why donating is such a personally meaningful experience for many alumni.

Brandon Baker