Rutendo Chigora: Rhodes Scholar & ActivistFrom Harare, Zimbabwe, Rutendo Chigora is a senior double majoring in international relations and political science, and minoring in English. In December, she was awarded one of the two Rhodes Scholarships available to students from Zimbabwe.
Students Glean Insights at the Penn Museum
Penn students in a new course have learned about scientific analysis of skeletal remains via a most extraordinary specimen: a very ancient, very rare human skeleton originally from the world-famous site of Ur in modern day Iraq, newly rediscovered in the Museum’s storage.
PIK Professor Shelley L. Berger: Revolutionizing Genetic Research
A leader in the rapidly changing field of epigenetics, Shelley L. Berger has built a world-class epigenetics program at Penn that she says is distinguished by the diverse and relevant expertise of the science faculty associated with it.
A Visit to the Ryan Veterinary Hospital
At Ryan Veterinary Hospital, the highest levels of medical expertise are matched by deeply human compassion and a recognition of the special bond people have with their animal companions.
Penn’s Electric Racecar Revs Up Philly Auto Show
Electric cars may be the future of driving, but first, the vehicles need to spark excitement among the general public. That’s why Penn students have been working hard for the past two years to build one of the world’s first electric racecars.