Inside the Morris Arboretum's 'Jewel'
In 1899, amateur botanist John Morris and his sister Lydia built a "jewel" on the property of their summer estate, Compton. This fernery, a glassed home for ferns, rimmed by a foundation of stone, perfectly tapped into the Victorian era fascination with the plants.
Solving Society's Greatest Energy Challenges
When University sophomore Albert Xiao joined the first class of the Vagelos Integrated Program in Energy Research (VIPER), energy issues were at the forefront of his mind.
Penn Celebrates 'Reinvigorated' ARCH, A New Hub For Student Life
On Thursday, Feb. 6, the Penn community gathered to celebrate the re-opening of the ARCH, Penn’s Arts, Research, and Culture House.
3D Printing for Veterinary Surgeries
In a School of Veterinary Medicine and Penn Design collaboration, 3D printers have been put to work making models based very much on reality.
Improving Lives, Bettering the World
Penn is an academic powerhouse, with vast potential to create knowledge, connect it across all divides, and use it for the progress of humankind.
Penn Researchers Help Unearth Forgotten Egyptian Pharaoh
Working in the ancient Egyptian city of Abydos over the winter break, a team of Penn archaeologists knew they had found something special.
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