Growing Plants to Save Lives
Henry Daniell's life’s work centers on a unique means of delivering drugs and vaccinations to the human body. Instead of relying upon sterile injections, he has used a humbler vehicle: lettuce leaves.
The ICA Turns 50
Throughout the past half-century, the ICA at Penn has earned its international reputation as an adventurer in contemporary art by highlighting unconventional artists and their unique works.
World Watches Colt Birth on New Bolton Center Foal Cam
With the world watching, mare My Special Girl gave birth to a colt at Penn Vet's New Bolton Center. The grey foal weighed 104 pounds and measured 39.5 inches from crown to tail.
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 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.